Joel and Ethan Coen have made some of the most iconic American movies of the last 30 years. Besides being united by themes of 'simple plans going awry' their movies are also packed with details that can be easy to miss. Thankfully the film fans of the subreddit r/moviedetails have gathered the most interesting nuggets for cinephiles everywhere to enjoy.
From Redditor u/TheBuggaWump:
The case that held the money in the film, No Country for Old Men, was also the same case that was used for the same purpose in Fargo (1996). Both movies are made by the Coen brothers.Learn after reading?
The Clock Is TickingPhoto: Fargo / Gramercy Pictures
From Redditor u/MisterT12:
In Fargo (1996), Carl says “30 minutes, Jerry we wrap this thing up” when there are exactly 30 minutes of the movie remaining.Learn after reading?
Informing The CharacterPhoto: The Big Lebowski / Gramercy Pictures
Jeff Bridges would ask The Big Lebowski directors if The Dude had 'burned one' before the scene took place. If they said he had, he would rub his eyes to help appear more stoned.Learn after reading?
The Long Reach Of Mike ZossPhoto: No Country For Old Men / Miramax Films
From Redditor u/il_filk:
No Country for Old Men 2007 - After he blows up the car, Anton Chigurh enters the Mike Zoss Pharmacy. This is a reference to Mike Zoss Drugs, a Minneapolis pharmacy where the Coen Brothers spent time in their youth. The Coen Brothers also named their production company Mike Zoss Productions.Learn after reading?