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A Simple Plan
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Jack Walsh

Jack Walsh

Tom Butler
Becky Ann Baker

Becky Ann Baker

Nancy Chambers
Gary Cole

Gary Cole

Baxter


Written by
Scott B. Smith

Scott B. Smith

(novel)


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6 years, 8 months ago at Nov 15 5:46
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This is a brilliant film from beginning to end. One of the best psychological thrillers to this day, you won't want to be missing out on this one.

Bill Paxton plays a hardware store manager, Hank, who seems from the outside like a mild-mannered guy who would never do anything wrong or against the law. That all changes from one trip to the cemetery with his brother, Jacob, (Billy Bob... read more

Effective and chilling.

6 years, 2 months ago at May 5 13:12
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"I wish somebody else had found that money."

Not only is A Simple Plan an absolutely brilliant, gripping psychological thriller but it is also an absorbing examination of human actions during times of desperation. The film is a thought-provoking and meaningful character study based on the popular novel by author Scott B. Smith (who also wrote the adapted screenplay).

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Description: Two brothers, one a mild-mannered hardware store manager (Paxton), the other an unemployed slob (Thornton) and a friend stumble onto $4.4 million cash in stolen money. The newfound booty leads Paxton's character, Hank, (with help from his cunning wife) to great lengths to keep the money a secret from local authorities. The three men b ... (more)
Release date: 22 January 1999
UPC: 097363337676
Crime (19), Drama (18), Thriller (18), Murder (13), Winter (11), 1990s (11), 1998 (11), Suspense (10), Based On Book (9), Danny Elfman (9), Film Noir (8), Bill Paxton (8), Sam Raimi (8), 90s (8), Bridget Fonda (8), Book Based (7), Action (7), Krishna (7), Nice (6), Magnificent (6)
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