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Fargo

1996 , 1h 38m
Overview

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
  • Stars: Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, Peter Stormare

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Film Awards

83 wins141 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actress in a Leading Role

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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  • Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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Ratings

8.1
94%
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Cast

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    Fargo FAQ

    Fargo won 1997 Academy Awards, USA, 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1997 BAFTA Awards, 1996 Cannes Film Festival, 2017 20/20 Awards, 2015 Online Film & Television Association, 2006 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1997 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1997 American Comedy Awards, USA, 1997 Bodil Awards and 25 others.
    On November 21, 2020, there were 5237 public reaction to Fargo including Oscar-worthy performance, extraordinary, masterful story, with memorable moments, perfect casting.
    The production budget of Fargo was 7,000,000 USD.
    The genre of Fargo is Crime,Drama,Thriller.
    The release date of Fargo is March 08, 1996.
    The revenue of Fargo was 60,611,975 USD.
    The director of Fargo is Joel Coen.
    The runtime of Fargo is 98 minutes.
    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!.
    On November 21, 2020, the IMDB rating of Fargo is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 85/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The certification of Fargo is R.
    The casts of Fargo are Frances McDormand starring as Marge Gunderson, William H. Macy starring as Jerry Lundegaard, Steve Buscemi starring as Carl Showalter, Harve Presnell starring as Wade Gustafson, Peter Stormare starring as Gaear Grimsrud, John Carroll Lynch starring as Norm Gunderson.