Fargo (1996)

A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-03-08
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 6741 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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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!

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    Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
    Art Rick Heinrichs Production Design
    Writing Joel Coen Screenplay
    Directing Joel Coen Director
    Editing Joel Coen Editor
    Writing Ethan Coen Screenplay
    Editing Ethan Coen Editor
    Production Ethan Coen Producer
    Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
    Production John S. Lyons Casting
    Editing Tricia Cooke Associate Editor
    Production John Cameron Line Producer
    Production Tim Bevan Executive Producer
    Production Eric Fellner Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Mary Zophres Costume Design
    Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Thomas P. Wilkins Art Direction
    Art Lauri Gaffin Set Decoration
    Production Robert Graf Location Manager
    Art J. Todd Anderson Storyboard Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Daniel Curet Key Hair Stylist
    Sound Peter F. Kurland Boom Operator
    Costume & Make-Up John Blake Key Makeup Artist
    Sound Michael Barry Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Michael Tackett Still Photographer
    Camera Jim Bridges Still Photographer
    Lighting Bill O'Leary Chief Lighting Technician
    Production Karen Ruth Getchell Production Coordinator
    Production Gilly Ruben Unit Production Manager
    Directing T. Kukovinski Script Supervisor
    Sound Allan Byer Sound Mixer
    Directing Donald Murphy Second Second Assistant Director
    Sound Keenan Wyatt Boom Operator
    Camera Andy Harris First Assistant Camera
    Camera Mitchell Andrew Lillian Key Grip
    Directing James Alan Hensz Second Assistant Director
    Camera Peter Clemence Best Boy Grip
    Camera Robin Brown Camera Operator
    Camera Ed Dally Camera Loader
    Directing Brian O'Kelley Second Assistant Director
    Camera Adam Gilmore Second Assistant Camera
    Directing Michelangelo Csaba Bolla First Assistant Director
    Camera Milo Durben Dolly Grip
    Art John David Paul Assistant Art Director