20 Movies Like O Brother Where Art Thou

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 5 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actors: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore
Language: English, German, Hebrew, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Big Lebowski” is a quirky comedy film about a laid-back, bowling-obsessed slacker who becomes entangled in a case of mistaken identity, leading him on a wild adventure involving ransom, kidnapping, and eccentric characters in Los Angeles.

Fargo

Fargo
Fargo
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 83 wins & 58 nominations total
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actors: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Fargo movie is a dark comedy crime film about a desperate car salesman who hires two criminals to kidnap his wife in order to extort money from her wealthy father, but the plan goes awry when a pregnant police chief starts investigating the case.

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona
Raising Arizona
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Raising Arizona” is a comedy film about a childless couple, a former convict and a police officer, who decide to kidnap a baby after discovering they are unable to have children of their own. The film follows their hilarious and chaotic journey as they try to raise the stolen child while being pursued by a bounty hunter and dealing with their own personal struggles.

No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 164 wins & 139 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“No Country for Old Men” is a suspenseful crime thriller about a hunter who stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and finds himself pursued by a relentless hitman, as a sheriff struggles to make sense of the violence unfolding in their small Texas town.

True Grit

True Grit
True Grit
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Western
Awards: Nominated for 10 Oscars. 38 wins & 169 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Charles Portis
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld
Language: English
Country: United States
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The True Grit movie follows a young girl named Mattie Ross who seeks justice for her father’s murder. She hires a tough U.S. Marshal named Rooster Cogburn to help track down the killer in the dangerous Wild West.

Burn After Reading

Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 BAFTA 8 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, George Clooney
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France
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“Burn After Reading” is a dark comedy about a group of eccentric characters who stumble upon a disc containing the memoirs of a former CIA agent. As they try to use the information for personal gain, their actions set off a chain of absurd and unpredictable events.

A Serious Man

A Serious Man
A Serious Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 17 wins & 80 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick
Language: English, Yiddish, Hebrew
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“A Serious Man” is a dark comedy-drama film directed by the Coen brothers, following the story of a Jewish physics professor in the 1960s whose life unravels as he faces a series of personal and professional crises, leading him to question the nature of existence and his faith.

The Hudsucker Proxy

The Hudsucker Proxy
The Hudsucker Proxy
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 3 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi
Actors: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Germany, United States
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“The Hudsucker Proxy” is a satirical comedy film about a naive business graduate who becomes the president of a major corporation and is manipulated by a scheming executive to drive down the company’s stock prices. As he uncovers the truth, he must navigate the cutthroat world of corporate greed to save the company and his own reputation.

Miller’s Crossing

Miller's Crossing
Miller's Crossing
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Dashiell Hammett
Actors: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro
Language: English, Italian, Irish Gaelic, Yiddish
Country: United States
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“Miller’s Crossing” is a 1990 crime film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Set in the Prohibition era, it follows a complex web of betrayal, loyalty, and power struggles within a gangster underworld as a trusted advisor finds himself torn between two rival mob bosses.

Barton Fink

Barton Fink
Barton Fink
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 18 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Barton Fink” is a dark comedy film about a New York playwright who moves to Hollywood in the 1940s to write screenplays but finds himself struggling with writer’s block and getting entangled in a surreal and nightmarish world of Hollywood’s underbelly.”

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 93/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama, Music
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 47 wins & 174 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France
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Inside Llewyn Davis is a film about a struggling folk musician in 1960s New York City who navigates the highs and lows of the music industry while searching for personal and professional success.

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers
The Ladykillers
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 54%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, William Rose
Actors: Tom Hanks, Marlon Wayans, Irma P. Hall
Language: English, Vietnamese
Country: United States
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“The Ladykillers” is a dark comedy film about a group of eccentric criminals who plan a heist while posing as amateur musicians. Their scheme is complicated when their landlady becomes suspicious of their activities and threatens to expose them.

Blood Simple

Blood Simple
Blood Simple
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Blood Simple” is a neo-noir crime thriller about a Texas bar owner who hires a private investigator to murder his unfaithful wife and her lover, but things quickly spiral out of control as a series of double-crosses, mistaken identities, and violent confrontations ensue.

The Man Who Wasn’t There

The Man Who Wasn't There
The Man Who Wasn't There
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 25 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco
Language: English, Italian, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Man Who Wasn’t There” is a film noir written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It follows a barber who becomes entangled in a web of blackmail, murder, and deception in a small town in 1949.

Intolerable Cruelty

Intolerable Cruelty
Intolerable Cruelty
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, John Romano
Actors: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Intolerable Cruelty” is a romantic comedy about a successful divorce attorney who falls in love with a beautiful gold digger, leading to a battle of wits and manipulation as they navigate the world of love and marriage.

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!
Hail, Caesar!
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actors: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Japan
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“Hail, Caesar!” is a comedy film set in the 1950s Hollywood, where a studio fixer is tasked with finding a kidnapped movie star while dealing with various eccentricities and challenges within the film industry.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 6 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Jack London
Actors: Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” is a Western anthology film that tells six distinct stories, each centered around different characters and themes, exploring the harsh realities and dark humor of the Old West.”

The Naked Man

The Naked Man
The Naked Man
Internet Movie Database: 5.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: J. Todd Anderson, Ethan Coen
Actors: Michael Rapaport, Michael Jeter, John Carroll Lynch
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Naked Man” is a comedy film about a former professional wrestler who becomes a vigilante after gaining superhuman abilities. As he takes on the criminal underworld, he must navigate the challenges of fame and maintain his secret identity.

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Guillermo Arriaga
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam
Language: English, Spanish
Country: France, Mexico, United States
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“The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” is a neo-Western film that follows a rancher who takes justice into his own hands after his friend, Melquiades Estrada, is killed by a border patrolman. He forces the guilty officer to accompany him on a journey to bury Melquiades in his hometown in Mexico, seeking redemption and closure along the way.

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Music
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan
Actors: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, David Krumholtz
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” is a satirical biographical film that follows the fictional musician Dewey Cox as he navigates the ups and downs of his career, parodying the clichés and tropes of the music industry. Through a series of comedic events, Cox experiences personal and professional struggles, ultimately finding redemption and success.

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