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No Country for Old Men

Coen Brothers
Category: Entertainment
Subcategory: Film Reviews
Price: $9
Average Rating:
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(15 Votes)
Description:

The story begins when Llewelyn Moss (Brolin) finds a pickup truck surrounded by a sentry of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law - in the person of aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell (Jones) - can contain. As Moss tries to evade his pursuers - in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives (Bardem) - the film simultaneously strips down the American crime drama and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary as this morning's headlines.

Member Reviews

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    JZuk, Tue, 27 Nov 2007 18:52:56 UTC.
    1st review

    Absolutely awesome film! Javier Bardem is superb as Anton Chigurh, and he should definitely get an Oscar nomination. The eccentricity of the characters makes it hard not to laugh many times - this is a reaction that only the Coen Brothers are able to bring out of people in such a bloody film.

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    ScarletSpider9338, Wed, 16 Jul 2008 17:33:22 UTC.

    The film was great not to many big actors and made you wanna keep watching the whole way through. Didnt like what happened to Llewelyn they built him up to much for that. It deffinitly shows that times are changing and we need to catch up or we will fall behind. The ending was soso that is why I gave it 4 stars.

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    Jordan79, Wed, 30 Jul 2008 02:33:26 UTC.

    Great movie! After receiving four academy awards, especially for best picture, it's certainly considered as one of my favorite films.

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    hwillny, Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:21:27 UTC.

    I liked this movie but I thought from the previews that there would have been a little more actions!

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    deniseratfield, Fri, 26 Sep 2008 04:25:07 UTC.

    This picture deserved all of the four Oscars it received.

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    bluefly44, Thu, 02 Oct 2008 22:43:02 UTC.

    Stunning, brilliant, captivating.

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    Account Removed, Fri, 14 Nov 2008 02:22:02 UTC.

    LOVED IT!!! SPOOKY BAD GUY, GREAT CAST - GREAT PLOT!!!

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  • mrs_wrigley, Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:55:23 UTC.

    I grew up in the 70's, so I really enjoyed the gritty, imperfections in the cinematography. The hardcore and simple violence that reigned during that time adds to the authenticity of the storyline. Even the absense of unnecessary dialogue added to the suspense. It left me trying to figure out just how blurred the lines can be between greed and need. I was also drawn into the infinite gap between insane and truly sociopathic that was brutally well exemplified by Bardem's character. It was as ugly then as it is today, just without all the backstory et al.

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    suzyq943261, Tue, 10 Feb 2009 05:34:36 UTC.

    This is an thriller movie

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    b3cca21, Thu, 12 Feb 2009 23:27:06 UTC.

    Kept me on the edge of my seat and holding my breath.

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    myjagrox, Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:01:18 UTC.

    Awesome! Unexpected..unpredictable...unique.

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    Markay, Thu, 11 Jun 2009 21:18:05 UTC.

    It was ok

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    Account Removed, Thu, 11 Jun 2009 21:33:06 UTC.

    Great Movie, the storyline was bloody good

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    Account Removed, Fri, 19 Jun 2009 12:55:17 UTC.

    This movie was good and I had actually hoped he would get away with the money but....

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    Dutchie, Mon, 06 Jul 2009 15:29:26 UTC.

    Action and some humor. Great combination, great movie!

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