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R| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
While in the woods near their small town, upstanding local Hank Mitchell (Bill Paxton), his dim brother Jacob (Billy Bob Thornton) and their friend Lou (Brent Briscoe) discover a crashed plane with two things in it -- a dead pilot, and a stash of more than four million dollars. Although Hank is reluctant to keep the money, Jacob and Lou convince him otherwise, and they devise a plan to split the fortune. Things quickly go wrong, however, dramatically affecting the trio and those around them.

Cast: Bill Paxton , Billy Bob Thornton , Brent Briscoe , Bridget Fonda , Jack Walsh , Chelcie Ross , Becky Ann Baker , Gary Cole

Director: Sam Raimi

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

A Simple Plan (1998)

Release Date: September 12th, 1998|2 hr. 1 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    [Raimi]'s drawn lovely, complex performances from Paxton and Thornton and proven that he can work effectively -- and movingly -- in a minor emotional key. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The plan in A Simple Plan grows exponentially complex once the first dollar is purloined, an act that makes this unpretentious parable one of the season's better 'what's-going-to-happen-next?' movies. show more

  • 88
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It's a Master "Plan." show more

  • April 06, 2009 xxAMANDERFxx
    Report This User

    Amazing movie...very edge of the seat action and twists!

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