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Fargo

1996-03-08 | Crime / Drama
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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 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

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8.1
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83 wins141 nominations
out of 6,266 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actress in a Leading Role

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  • 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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On February 17, 2021, there were 5254 public reaction to Fargo including Oscar-worthy performance, extraordinary, masterful story, with memorable moments, perfect casting.
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!.
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.
The release date of Fargo is March 08, 1996.
On February 17, 2021, the IMDB rating of Fargo is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 94/100, Metacritic rating is 85/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The production budget of Fargo was 7,000,000 USD.
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.
The runtime of Fargo is 98 minutes.
The director of Fargo is Joel Coen.
The revenue of Fargo was 60,611,975 USD.
The certification of Fargo is R.