Raising Arizona

Lists: Comedy, Crime / Heist

Brief Synopsis: "The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date."

Overall Ranking: 1055 (Rank from 1987: # 12)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Today I Watched A Movie90(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
David Baruffi80

People Involved

  • Nicolas Cage (H.I. McDunnough)
  • Holly Hunter (Edwina Ed McDunnough)
  • Trey Wilson (Nathan Arizona Huffhines, Sr.)
  • John Goodman (Gale Snoats)
  • William Forsythe (Evelle Snoats)
  • Sam McMurray (Glen)
  • Frances McDormand (Dot)
  • Randall Tex Cobb (Leonard Smalls)
  • T.J. Kuhn (Nathan Arizona, Jr.)
  • Lynne Kitei (Florence Arizona)
  • Joel Coen (Director)