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PG-13| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

Cast: George Clooney , John Turturro , Tim Blake Nelson , John Goodman , Holly Hunter , Chris Thomas King , Charles Durning , Del Pentecost

Director: Joel Coen

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures, Universal Pictures, Touchstone Pictures

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Release Date: May 13th, 2000|1 hr. 46 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a wild, whacked-out wonder. Coenheads rejoice. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Joyously unhinged and outrageously inventive. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Of all unlikely possibilities, the team has finally made a movie that, for them, is on the tepid side. show more

  • February 22, 2014 bonnyvee
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    How can you go wrong? Funny script, talented writers and actors...Fantastic! My whole family enjoyed this movie, and still do!

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