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85
Based on 24 Critics
  • Rotates its story through satire, comedy, suspense and violence, until it emerges as one of the best films I've ever seen. show more

  • The fans of their best work -- "Blood Simple, "Raising Arizona," "Barton Fink" -- now can add Fargo to the list, pushing the Coens to the first rank of contemporary American filmmakers. [8 March 1996, Friday, p.B]

  • A crime gem that is darkly funny even when it's chilling -- and certain to become a classic. show more

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