O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Lists: Adventure, Comedy, Crime / Heist, Music

Brief Synopsis: "In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'."

Overall Ranking: 319 (Rank from 2000: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Skooch100 - Wonderful, must watch again and again.
(full review)
David Baruffi97
Warning Sign85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75
Dan O'Neill75(full review)

People Involved

  • George Clooney (Everett Ulysses McGill)
  • John Turturro (Pete)
  • Tim Blake Nelson (Delmar)
  • John Goodman (Big Dan Teague)
  • Holly Hunter (Penny)
  • Chris Thomas King (Tommy Johnson)
  • Charles Durning (Pappy ODaniel)
  • Del Pentecost (Junior ODaniel)
  • Michael Badalucco (George Nelson)
  • J.R. Horne (Pappys Staff)
  • Brian Reddy (Pappys Staff)
  • Wayne Duvall (Homer Stokes)
  • Ed Gale (The Little Man)
  • Ray McKinnon (Vernon T. Waldrip)
  • Daniel von Bargen (Sheriff Cooley)
  • Mia Tate (Siren)
  • Musetta Vander (Siren)
  • Christy Taylor (Siren)
  • Millford Fortenberry (Pomade Vendor)
  • Frank Collison (Wash Hogwallop)
  • Quinn Gasaway (Boy Hogwallop)
  • Lee Weaver (Blind Seer)
  • Joel Coen (Director)