Knowledge Identifier: $Raising_Arizona
Category: Movies & TV (402)
Launched in 1980.
Countries: United States (83%), (17%)
Linked to: American Film Institute, British Film Institute
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
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
In 2000, the film was nominated for the American Film Institute's list of the one hundred best comedy films of the twentieth century