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4,323 Ratings

Blood Simple

Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
United States, 1984
Crime, Drama, Thriller


In the first Coen Brothers film, the owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.

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Blood Simple Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic Competition)

Toronto International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


Miami International Film Festival


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