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A Simple Plan

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Original title
A Simple Plan
Running time
121 min.
United States United States
Scott B. Smith (Novel: Scott B. Smith)
Danny Elfman
Alar Kivilo
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Paramount Pictures / Mutual Film Company / Savoy Pictures
Thriller. Mystery | Crime. Small Town Life (North-american)
Synopsis / Plot
Two brothers, one a mild-mannered hardware store manager, the other an unemployed slob and a friend stumble onto $4.4 million cash in stolen money. The new-found booty leads Hank, the store manager (with help from his cunning wife), to great lengths to keep the money a secret from local authorities. The three men begin to doubt each other's trust, which leads to shocking results of lies and deceit.
1998: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Billy Bob Thornton)
1998: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor (Billy Bob Thornton)
1998: National Board of Review: Best Screenplay
1998: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Thornton) & Screenplay Adaptation
1998: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
1998: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominado Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Thornton)
1998: Chicago Film Critics: Best Supporting Actor (Thornton). 3 Nominations.
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