Fargo (1996)

Poster for the movie "Fargo"
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Poster for the movie "Fargo"

Fargo (1996)

R 98 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 8 March 1996

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 dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!

Director:  Joel Coen
Director of Photography:  Roger Deakins
Original Music Composer:  Carter Burwell

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Storyline

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 dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!


Collections: Joel Coen

Tagline: A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere.

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Details

Official Website:  http://www.themoviefargo.com/
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 March 1996

Box Office

Budget:  $7,000,000
Revenue:  $60,611,975

Company Credits

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 38 min

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