• No Country for Old Men (2007)

No Country for Old Men

Release Date: November 9th, 2007

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2008

R |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) finds the grisly aftermath of a drug deal. Though he knows better, he cannot resist the cash left behind and takes it with him. The hunter becomes the hunted when a merciless killer named Chigurh (Javier Bardem) picks up his trail. Also looking for Moss is Sheriff Bell (Tommy Lee Jones), an aging lawman who reflects on a changing world and a dark secret of his own, as he tries to find and protect Moss.

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Barry Corbin

Director: Joel Coen , Ethan Coen

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Production Co: Miramax, Paramount Vantage, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Police station , Murder , 1980s , Mystery , Investigation , Wife , Pursuit , Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An eerily quiet, bracingly bloody, and expertly laid-out adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel. show more

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    If watching movie violence is cathartic, then this film amounts to heavy therapy. It's much more than that, however. This is the best film the Coen brothers have done since their glory days of "Fargo" and "The Big Lebowski," maybe the best they've done, period. show more

  • 80
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Coens' typically superior filmmaking sustains the electrifying mood for most of the picture, but they are undone by being too faithful to the source novel by Cormac McCarthy. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Sound Editing
Nominated Sound Mixing
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Cinematography
Winner Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Picture
Winner Directing
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Winner Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Winner Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)