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8th March 1996
1h 38m
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen


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Fargo is a 1996 Crime Drama film released on 8th March; Joel Coen and Ethan Coen directed the film which stars William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, and Frances McDormand. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $53,611,975 on its budget.

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 1:49am.
William H. Macy William H. Macy Jerry Lundegaard
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Steve Buscemi Steve Buscemi Carl Showalter
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Frances McDormand Frances McDormand Marge Gunderson
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Oscar Win
Peter Stormare Peter Stormare Gaear Grimsrud
Age at Filming ≈ 42
John Carroll Lynch John Carroll Lynch
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Harve Presnell
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Tony Denman
Age at Filming ≈ 16
Larry Brandenburg
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Steve Reevis
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Melissa Peterman
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Kristin Rudrüd
Age at Filming ≈ 40

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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

6% 13-19
6% 20-29
25% 30-39
25% 40-49
6% 60-69
31% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

25% Female
75% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

19% Bad
6% Good
75% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

13% Criminal
6% Car Salesman
6% Cop
75% Unknown

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays the lead role(s) in Fargo?
The lead roles are played by William H. Macy in the role of Jerry Lundegaard and Frances McDormand in the role of Marge Gunderson.
Is Fargo on Netflix?
No, Fargo is not currently available on Netflix in the United States
Is Fargo on Amazon Prime?
No, Fargo is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States
Is Fargo on Disney Plus?
No, Fargo is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States