Fargo

R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
"Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi), (Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.

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Genres: Dark comedy, Thriller, Crime drama

Distributor: Gramercy Pictures

Fargo (1996)

Release Date: March 8th, 1996|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • July 24, 2009 Polly
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    I can watch this movie over and over and believe it to be a true classic. William H. Macy's character is just a hoot as is Frances McDormand's. My first introduction to Steve Buscemi was very interesting and I've enjoyed seeing him in The Sopranos and other movies since.

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