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Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dyi

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1996-03-08

Runtime 98 minutes

Budget $7m

Revenue $61m


TMDB 7.9


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shemdani shared a tip "Classis! it’s a true strory... 🤯"

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sandy_lopez shared a tip "When everything that could possibly go wrong does! Good movie. #crime #drama"

shell_o shared a tip "So good! All the actors at their best! #crime"

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kolika_simmons shared a tip "Yikes."

paige_hall_1187 shared a tip "Terrific!"

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tom_clark_ shared a tip "Coen Brothers film. Ranked #171 on IMDB's top 250 rated movies. Surprisingly comedic with two great lead characters."

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joshua_smith_3234 shared a tip "Season one was the best! The following seasons are just meh."

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krisperdew shared a tip "The Coen brothers best film."

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erica_galvan_6997 shared a tip "I've watched this movie so many times."

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david_kepner shared a tip "It’s a classic!"

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mmurray97 shared a tip "It wasn’t bad.. just I wouldn’t go out of my way to watch it again."

carrie_nygard shared a tip "Dark humor lovers watch this"

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MikeFrando shared a tip "The Cohen Brothers are one of my favorite directors. Some of the opening scenes were filmed on my grandparents farm."

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jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "So you were with the little guy...."

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lee_barret shared a tip "Spoiler alert: Not A True Story [it states that it is & I was duped by this Fun Prank]"

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j_dizzle shared a tip "Great film, lots of charisma in the characters. I can't believe this is based on a true story!!"

abishek_gopal shared a tip "Love everything about this show"

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kristi_5829 shared a tip "Well made. Characters were great."

judith_cayton shared a tip "Loved this movie"

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effie_cr shared a tip "better than the miniseries at least"

lofton_small shared a tip "Crime and drama"

jack_straw shared a tip "Another Coen classic..."

quincy_ebertowski shared a tip "Oh I live in Fargo"

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steven_hendrickson shared a tip "I have many friends from South Dakota & yes the accent is a bit exaggerated but absolutely hilarious"

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karen_jackson-willi shared a tip "Great acting and history lesson. I was impressed with Chris Rock’s dramatic performance."

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vic_gallagher shared a tip "I’ve watch this so many times 🤓"

ann_whisenhunt shared a tip "This is a kidnapping gone bad...in so many ways. Well worth the watch."

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robert_pollack_7912 shared a tip "It’s all good don’t ya know😀"

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brennan_gilpatric shared a tip "Pure Coen greatness. The TV series is also spot on with the vibe of the movie"

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robyn_michaud shared a tip "The entire movie. Just a great story and the ending is the best"

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sergio_pellegrini shared a tip "A lot of corn brothers movie have this style, you almost cant go wrong"

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halley_powell shared a tip "So good, somehow suspenseful, thrilling, and hilarious at the same time. Don’t watch this if you are easily nauseated by gore."

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john_mcburney shared a tip "Good mix of human nature, funny parts, twists and turns, but it definitely reminds you it is a crime movie."

grant_guimont shared a tip "Coens!"

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s.lauren shared a tip "Burn after reading!"

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susan_f_degnan shared a tip "Classic Dark Comedy!"

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sonu_hothi shared a tip "Whole movie crew did a good job 👏"

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soop_can_sam shared a tip "Wood chipper"

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christopher_sherman shared a tip "Fargo is classic Cohen brothers."

gloria_lowery shared a tip "These boys make good Movies. And this is one of them"

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nancy_alfred shared a tip "Excellent movie for a Saturday night at home"

m_k_7264 shared a tip "Very well written series"

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deborah_harrison shared a tip "The Series was much better!"

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wifiyah_hakim shared a tip "Fargo T.V Series are bold. Always keeping you hyped. You will continue to watch!!"

johnny_rodriguez_9270 shared a tip "The wood chipper scene"

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gucchilife shared a tip "Didn't see that coming."

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tracey_mcgraw shared a tip "Definitely recommend to anyone"

aimee_graham_2738 shared a tip "It is amazing. I haven’t really, no. No country for Old Men has the same kind of vibe in places but is much much darker."

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alison_morse shared a tip "it's a great movie! The TV was ok too"

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sarah_napoli shared a tip "I would also recommend the TV show!"

cathy_reynolds_wink shared a tip "Frances McDormand was amazing"

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maude_blanchette_3154 shared a tip "The TV show Fargo is also great !"

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glen_smith_2532 shared a tip "Unique and Original!"

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larry_mccollum shared a tip "Classic that has sparked and amazing TV Series that should not be missed."

heather_galbo shared a tip "👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼"

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melanie_davis_ryan shared a tip "Excellent movie! Perfectly casted and acted. I've watched it at least a half dozen times and never tire of it."

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susan_powell_3560 shared a tip "That's difficult...I would say Murder on the Orient Express. The new one."

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elizabeth_zelaya shared a tip "Very well planned out story lines"

rachel_gruet shared a tip "No I thought they were perfectly cast!"

tj_2587 shared a tip "Fargo is one of those movies that study human nature in a way thats both hilarious and disturbing. The acting is so good."

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tina_bearden shared a tip "Not sure I have only one fave movie! I have several favorites!!"

hilary_pharmakis shared a tip "Me too! Have you watched the series?"

karen_richardson_1068 shared a tip "Lives this and the tv series"

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crisrosy shared a tip "A classic!"

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