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  • Blood Simple (1984)
  • R
    99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Blood Simple (1984)
R
99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies, and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Director
Writers
Joel Coen (written by) | Ethan Coen (written by)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Editors
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes) | Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes) | Don Wiegmann
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Release date
Jan 18, 1985 (United States)

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Cast

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17 cast members
Name Known for
Dan Hedaya
Julian Marty Julian Marty   See fewer
M. Emmet Walsh
Private Detective Private Detective   See fewer
Raquel Gavia
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
Van Brooks
Man from Lubbock Man from Lubbock   See fewer
Señor Marco
Mr. Garcia Mr. Garcia   See fewer
William Creamer
Old Cracker Old Cracker   See fewer
Loren Bivens
Strip Bar Exhorter Strip Bar Exhorter   See fewer
Bob McAdams
Strip Bar Senator Strip Bar Senator   See fewer
Shannon Sedwick
Stripper Stripper   See fewer
Nancy Finger
Girl on Overlook Girl on Overlook   See fewer
William Preston Robertson
Radio Evangelist (voice) (as Rev. William Preston Robertson) Radio Evangelist (voice) (as Rev. William Preston Robertson)   See fewer
Holly Hunter
Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited) Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Barry Sonnenfeld
Marty's Vomiting (voice) (uncredited) Marty's Vomiting (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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