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The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R
116 min | Crime, Drama

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
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Director
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Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes) | Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes) | Tricia Cooke
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$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 664,404
Gross (USA)
$ 7,504,257
Gross (World)
$ 18,916,623
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Release date
Nov 16, 2001 (United States)

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7.6 / 10 | 95,609 votes