Raising Arizona

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Raising Arizona

1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Randall Tex Cobb add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1980.

Countries: United States (83%), (17%)

Main connections: Holly Hunter, Coen Brothers, American Film Institute

Linked to: American Film Institute, British Film Institute

 

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1980

Allmovie's Lucia Bozzola wrote, "Complete with carefully modulated over-the-top performances from the entire cast, "Raising Arizona" confirmed the Coens' place among the most distinctive filmmakers to emerge from the 1980s independent cinema," while Caroline Westbrook of "Empire" declared it a "hilarious, madcap comedy from the Coen brothers that demonstrates just why they are the kings of quirk add something


1987

Selections from Burwell's score to "Raising Arizona" were released on an album in 1987, along with selections from the Coens' sole previous feature film, "Blood Simple" add something

 

"'Raising Arizona"' is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Randall "Tex" Cobb add something

 

Holly Hunter - More film and television work followed until 1987, when thanks to a starring role in the Coens' "Raising Arizona" and her Academy *award-nominated turn in "Broadcast News", Hunter became a critically acclaimed star


1995

The Dutch magazine "Vrij Nederland" placed "Raising Arizona"'s bank robbery scene second on their list of "the 5 best bank robberies in film history," behind a bank robbery scene from the 1995 thriller "Heat" add something


2000

In 2000, the film was nominated for the American Film Institute's list of the one hundred best comedy films of the twentieth century add something