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Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

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In rural Texas, welder and hunter Llewelyn Moss discovers the remains of several drug runners who have all killed each other in an exchange gone violently wrong. Rather than report the discovery to the police, Moss decides to simply take the two million dollars present for himself. This puts the psychopathic killer, Anton Chigurh, on his trail as he dispassionately murders nearly every rival, bystander and even employer in his pursuit of his quarry and the money. As Moss desperately attempts to keep one step ahead, the blood from this hunt begins to flow behind him with relentlessly growing intensity as Chigurh closes in. Meanwhile, the laconic Sherrif Ed Tom Bell blithely oversees the investigation even as he struggles to face the sheer enormity of the crimes he is attempting to thwart. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for strong graphic violence and some language | See all certifications »

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21 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sin lugar para los débiles  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,257,183 (UK) (18 January 2008)

Gross:

$74,273,505 (USA) (4 April 2008)
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The film was shot mostly in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Tommy Lee Jones convinced Joel Coen and Ethan Coen to film some scenes on location in West Texas. See more »

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When Sheriff Bell turns on his siren to pull over the flatbed truck with the recovered bodies loaded on it, the highway has a very narrow shoulder, less than half the width of the truck. When the truck actually pulls over, the shoulder is very wide - nearly twice the width of the truck. See more »

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Ed Tom Bell: I was sheriff of this county when I was twenty-five years old. Hard to believe. My grandfather was a lawman; father too. Me and him was sheriffs at the same time; him up in Plano and me out here. I think he's pretty proud of that. I know I was. Some of the old time sheriffs never even wore a gun. A lotta folks find that hard to believe. Jim Scarborough'd never carried one; that's the younger Jim. Gaston Boykins wouldn't wear one up in Comanche County. I always liked to hear about ...
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charming!!!
16 June 2008 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Congratulations for all staff who helped in the making of this movie. The most beautiful movie i ever seen in my whole life... Supposing i never lived before. I cannot even begin to explain how boring and stupid this "movie" can be. i spent 3 hours of my life that nobody can give back to me...this movie has an 1/10 rating for drama,thriller, crime or other genre it supposed to be. Advice for the braves: go watch it TWICE if you wanna hot sensations. for me, think i will formatting my personal computer for erasing any trace-even the title- of this boring movie. Sorry for my English not so good, think in Romanian would sounds better: bag pull a-n el film!


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