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Blood Simple.
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7.7 IMDB rating

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Dan Hedaya

Dan Hedaya

Julian Marty
M. Emmet Walsh

M. Emmet Walsh

Private Detective Loren Visser
Samm-Art Williams

Samm-Art Williams

Meurice
Deborah Neumann

Deborah Neumann

Debra
Raquel Gavia

Raquel Gavia

Landlady
Van Brooks

Van Brooks

Man from Lubbock


Written by
Joel Coen

Joel Coen

(written by) and
Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen

(written by)


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A good movie

1 month, 2 weeks ago at Oct 7 20:56
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I had actually already seen this flick but it was ages ago so it definitely needed a re-watch. The most impressive thing about this directing debut was to see that the Coen brothers had their own style right from the very beginning. I mean, right from the very first minutes, with this very sarcastic voice-over, they established their very own tone and style, and 30 years later, they still have thi... read more
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Description: Abby is cheating on her saloonkeeper husband, Marty. The object of her affections is Ray, one of Marty's bartenders. Marty hires Visser, an unscrupulous detective, to kill them. But Visser has other, more lucrative plans of his own. So begins a calculating round of double and triple crosses that build to a bloodcurdling, surprise-fill ... (more)
Release date: 18 January 1985
UPC: 025192142529
Thriller (15), Crime (13), Murder (10), Drama (7), Gun (7), 1980s (6), Mystery (6), Rainstorm (6), Neo Noir (6), Shovel (5), Nightmare (5), Adultery (5), Bullet (5), Buried Alive (4), 1984 (3), (3), Usa (3), Bathroom (2), Texas (2), Newspaper (2)
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the giraffe voted for a review of Blood Simple. 1 month, 2 weeks ago

“I had actually already seen this flick but it was ages ago so it definitely needed a re-watch. The most impressive thing about this directing debut wa”

johanlefourbe posted a review 1 month, 2 weeks ago

A good movie

“I had actually already seen this flick but it was ages ago so it definitely needed a re-watch. The most impressive thing about this directing debut was to see that the Coen brothers had their own style right from the very beginning. I mean, right from the very first minutes, with this very sarcastic voice-over, they established their very own tone and style, and 30 years later, they still have this unique touch which is quite remarkable. Since they were just starting, the scale was rather small, you just had a handful of characters, and, to be honest, the story was a little too pedestrian but, like I said before, they were above all interested in the mood and they definitely succeeded in this area. The other interesting thing about this flick is how they created no character who seemed sma” read more

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