When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
Billy Bob ain't exactly what you'd call a southern gentleman. Crude, rebellious, unapologetic, Thornton nonetheless manages to maintain a certain warmth beneath his gruffness, whether he's coaching a kids baseball team ('Bad News Bears') or blighting the holiday-spirit ('Bad Santa').
We think Collins dictionary summed up the phrase Coenesque best: "Reminiscent of the work of US filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen featuring bizarre and involved plots, use of irony and black humor, and allusions to film classics."
What is it about the Midwestern landscape that inspires such bleakly beautiful movies as 'Badlands' and 'Days of Heaven'? Maybe you're from the Midwest yourself, and feel like wallowing a bit. Maybe you're not, and want to prepare yourself mentally for a visit. Either way, these movies are an experience.