The Best Coen Brothers Films Films

The Best Coen Brothers Films

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List Criteria: Movies must be made by the Coen brothers.

What are the best Coen brothers films? This is a list that you can help rank of all the films made by the ever-brilliant Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan. Vote for your favorites or really affect the order by ranking and posting your own list with the "re-rank this list your way" button. And of course, if for some reason you didn't like a particular Coen brothers movie, feel free to vote it down, but know that many of their films are considered among the best movies of all time.

The Coen brothers do it all: They write, direct and produce their films together, and they have an impressively successful track record. Their list of notable films is growing longer each year, along with their Academy Awards nominations and wins. From 'Fargo' to 'The Big Lebowski' to 'Barton Fink,' it's hard not to be impressed with the Coens when you see their amazing films listed in one place. Their films are among the most quotable movies and the most rewatchable films of all time.

Movies directed by or written by Joel and Ethan Coen that have been nominated for a Best Picture Oscar include 2010's 'True Grit' and 1996's 'Fargo.' The Coen brothers' 2007 drama 'No Country for Old Men' won Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay and snagged Javier Bardem a Best Supporting Actor golden statue.

Which Coen brothers movie is your favorite? With so many stellar choices it's challenging to pick one best film, isn't it? Give it a go though, and with your vote, you'll be contributing to the overall results.



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  1. 1
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    No Country for Old Men

    the people's #1
    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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  2. 2
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    The Big Lebowski

    most listed
    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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  3. 3
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    Fargo


    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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  4. 4
    + 258
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    O Brother, Where Art Thou?


    George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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  5. 5
    + 214
    - 61
    Raising Arizona


    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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  6. 6
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    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

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  7. 7
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    Miller's Crossing


    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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  8. 8
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    Blood Simple


    Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh

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    + 113
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    Barton Fink


    John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand

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  10. 10
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    Burn After Reading


    Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich

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    The Hudsucker Proxy


    Paul Newman, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

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  12. 12
    + 89
    - 54
    The Man Who Wasn't There


    Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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  13. 13
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    - 61
    A Serious Man


    Simon Helberg, Richard Kind, Adam Arkin

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  14. 14
    + 59
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    Inside Llewyn Davis

    added by LanaYoshii
    Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman

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  15. 15
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    The Ladykillers


    Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons, Bruce Campbell

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  16. 16
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    Intolerable Cruelty

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton

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    Hail, Caesar!

    new! & added by analise.dubner
    George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton

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