Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona (1987)

Their lawless years are behind them. Their child-rearing years lay ahead...

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Release Date: 1987-03-01
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 1119 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Circle Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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The Coen Brothers tell the story of an absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date.

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  • Nicolas Cage

    as H.I. McDunnough
  • Holly Hunter

    as Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough
  • Trey Wilson

    as Nathan Arizona Huffhines, Sr.
  • John Goodman

    as Gale Snoats
  • William Forsythe

    as Evelle Snoats
  • Sam McMurray

    as Glen
  • Frances McDormand

    as Dot
  • Randall 'Tex' Cobb

    as Leonard Smalls
  • T.J. Kuhn

    as Nathan Arizona, Jr.
  • Lynne Kitei

    as Florence Arizona
  • M. Emmet Walsh

    as Machine Shop Ear-Bender
  • Richard Alexander

    as Policeman in Arizona House
Writing Joel Coen Screenplay
Directing Joel Coen Director
Writing Ethan Coen Screenplay
Production Ethan Coen Producer
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Production John S. Lyons Casting
Art Jane Musky Production Design
Production Donna Isaacson Casting
Camera Barry Sonnenfeld Director of Photography
Editing Michael R. Miller Editor
Editing Michael Berenbaum First Assistant Editor
Production James Jacks Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Katherine James Makeup Artist
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Camera David M. Dunlap Camera Operator
Sound Magdaline Volaitis Sound Editor
Camera Stephen St. John Steadicam Operator
Sound Ron Bochar Sound Editor
Production Deborah Reinisch Associate Producer
Directing Thomas Johnston Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Richard Hornung Costume Design
Crew Jery Hewitt Stunt Coordinator
Art Harold Thrasher Art Direction
Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
Sound Philip Stockton Sound Editor
Lighting Russell Engels Gaffer
Sound Mel Zelniker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Alma Kuttruff Production Supervisor
Sound Allan Byer Production Sound Mixer
Art Robert Kracik Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Dan Frey Hairstylist
Production Mark Silverman Co-Producer
Art Dan Perri Title Designer