Blu-ray Disc - 1996
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A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Fox Home Entertainment, c1996
Edition: High definition
ISBN: 9786313703029
Branch Call Number: FAR
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm. + 1 dvd


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Feb 24, 2018

My fellow Minnesotans, do not be offended; many of us sound like this, at least some of the time, and it's all part of our charm. It's rare for me to like a violent movie this much, but I think Fargo is pretty perfect. The entire cast, the dark comedy and numerous small details (things like Norm's wildlife painting, José Feliciano performing, the father-in-law drinking coffee from a Red Wing cup...) contribute to the whole. Fargo is rated R for strong violence, language and sexuality.

Dec 26, 2017

3.5/4 of 5 Good but not as amazing as I remembered it/read reviews of. Kind of random characters/scenes (i.e. classmate reunion), I guess it's setting the mood, character development, etc. but more just seemed to be going slowly/randomly. Somewhat reminded me of tarrantino. I like other coens better

Jan 17, 2017

A twisted sick piece of art.

Oct 15, 2016

This is Fargo the movie. Don't know what the special edition is, but here's the plot. A small town car salesman has secretly been selling his father-in-law's new cars and is heavily in debt. On the verge of being discovered, he comes up with a great solution: hire men to kidnap his wife. When his father-in-law pays the ransom, he'll give the kidnappers their share and replace the cars. But things never go as planned, especially when the guys you hire are bumbling idiots and so are you. The heroine is a small town sheriff of Brainard, Minnesota named Marge Gunderson. She's pregnant and smart and she gets the bad guys. There are moments in this film when you just can't imagine anyone being so stupid. Which is the point of the film. If you like this one, you might like Burn After Reading, another Coen Brothers' film about two idiots who try selling a CIA analyst's personal memoirs to the Russians for money.

Jan 27, 2016

Great new series.

Jul 14, 2015

Have always loved the simplicity of the characters and the black comedy in the story. A lot of people really go through life with the tunnel vision that these characters show and I find them all quite funny (and annoying if they get too close to me).

Apr 09, 2015

One of those rare movies the gets everything right. Spectacular casting, acting, dialogue, and filming. I can't imagine this movie being any better.

Aug 14, 2014

Interesting ans watchable, but the gratuitous violence isn't as necessary as the producers think.

Apr 25, 2014

This is on my list of favorite films Ive seen and what can I say, except how much I loved FARGO! Wonderful cinematography as you really get the feel you're on those wintery highways set in the film. My favorite character is Frances Mc Dormand as Marge Gunderson. She is a believable heroine as the lady officer who also happens to be pregnant. I also liked the Steve Buschemi role of the smaller put upon killer, and he brings many of his trademark wittiscisms. Graphic and brutal at times, and yes the constant usage of the word ya can be annoying to some,the central core is the story that's told and takes time to allow you to invest in the characters, and the situations. If you're looking for an excellent must see film, then I recommend FARGO!

Mar 25, 2014

As much as I liked "No Country For Old Men," this is really the film the Coens should have won best picture for (suck it "English Patient"). And Cuba Gooding Jr. taking home best supporting actor over William H. Macy is one of the more egregious mistakes in Oscar history. Soon to be a show on FX.

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Sep 18, 2013

(Jerry) All right. I'll talk to my boss. See, they install that TruCoat at the factory. There's nothing we can do. But I'll talk to my boss.

(man) These guys here. These guys. It's always the same. It's always more.
…..(Went to another office and chit-chat on plans for the weekend...)
(Jerry) He says I can knock $ off that TruCoat. One hundred?

man) You lied to me, Mr Lundegaard. You're a bald-faced liar. … Where's my goddamn chequebook. Let's get this over with.

Sep 18, 2013

(man) We sat right here in this room and went over this.
(Jerry) Yah, but that TruCoat...
(man) I said I didn't want any TruCoat.
(Jerry) Yah, but I'm saying, that TruCoat, you don't get it, you get oxidation problems...
(man) You're sitting there talking in circles like we didn't go over this already.
(Jerry) Yeah, but this TruCoat...
(man) We had a deal … Darned if you didn't tell me you'd get me this car without the sealant for …
(Jerry) All right, I'm not saying I didn't.
(man) You called me and said you had it. "Ready to make delivery" you says. And here you are and you're wasting my time and my wife's time. And I'm paying $ xyz for this vehicle here.

Apr 12, 2011

Gaear Grimsrud: You're a smooth smoothie, you know?


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Apr 12, 2011

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Apr 12, 2011

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Apr 12, 2011

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of pregnant Marge Gunderson.

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