The Coen Brothers by Longford

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JeziorskiM
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Questions about the Coen brothers, their movies, etc.

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Questions:

What are the 2 Coen brothers first names?

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Joel, Ethan

The Coens first break came working for what director? One of the brothers helped edit his film, "The Evil Dead"

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Sam Raimi

The first commercial movie directed by the Coen brothers was this film noir set in Texas. What is the name of this film?

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Blood Simple

The next film by the Coens was a comedy, "Raising Arizona". What boxer played the motorcycle riding bounty hunter?

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Randall "Tex" Cobb

What romantic comedy film made by the Coens stars George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones?

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Intolerable Cruelty

In the "Hudsucker Proxy" Tim Robbins character invents the Hula Hoop. Later, he creates another invention "for kids". What is this second invention?

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The Frisbee

In Millers Crossing, Gabriel Byrne lives in an apartment complex with is almost the same name as the Coen brothers next film, They wrote the next film while having writer's block while writing "Miller's Crossing". What is the name of the apartment complex?

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The Barton Arms

"True Grit" was the second film adaptation of the novel. Jeff Bridges plays the role made famous by John Wayne in original. Matt Damon plays the Texas Ranger La Boeuf, What actor played this role in the original movie?

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Glen Campbell

The music for "O Brother Where Art Thou" led to an interest in bluegrass and roots music. What musician was the producer for the music for the film?

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T Bone Burnett

The title of the movie "O Brother Where Art Thou" comes from a title of a film within a film directed by Preston Sturges. What was the movie that they got the title from?

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Sullivan's Travels

The Coens have been nominated 6 times for either best adapted or original screenplay. What 2 films have won the Oscar? 2 answers needed.

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Fargo, No Country for Old Men

The Coen brother's films have been nominated 4 times for an Oscar for best picture. What film won?

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No Country for Old Men