• Released
  • November 9, 2007
  • R , 2 hr 2 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
  • 8,474 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the

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100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The Coens also understand the stark immediacy of this tale, and they visualize it with brilliantly judged details.
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100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Joel and Ethan Coen's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel is an indisputably great movie, at this point the year's very best.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Feels positively Greek in its magnitude, a lament about fate, age, time and life.
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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
If watching movie violence is cathartic, then this film amounts to heavy therapy. It's much more than that, however. This is the best film...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Many of the scenes in No Country for Old Men are so flawlessly constructed that you want them to simply continue, and yet they create an...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The breath of cinematic life, though, the sensibility, the energy, belong to Joel and Ethan Coen, and this is their stirring success.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
If the structure is a tad out of whack, "No Country" does not lack for action or suspense. Some of the scenes of Chigurh's stalking of Moss...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An eerily quiet, bracingly bloody, and expertly laid-out adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The Coen brothers have fashioned a wry and riveting hybrid of a drama, Western, crime thriller and action film that is as powerful and...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
The Coens' typically superior filmmaking sustains the electrifying mood for most of the picture, but they are undone by being too faithful...
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Rated R | For strong graphic violence and some language
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Coens' violent film is brutal, thought-provoking.
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DRINKING & DRUGS