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A 1996 American crime film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen about Jerry Lundegaard; whose inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistence of a heavily pregnant Police Officer Marge Gunderson.

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Why does Jerry ask for only an $80k ransom, when he owes GMAC $320k?

In the movie Fargo, automobile sales manager Jerry Lundegard owes $320,000 to GMAC, due to loans he has made for fictitious vehicles. At the same time, he arranges for his wife to be kidnapped for $...
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Fargo S1 main character connected to the movie?

Is there a connection between the character, Molly Solverson and any other character of the Fargo movie? I wonder if there is a connection between Marge Gunderson and Molly Solverson, like heritage or ...
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How does Jerry Lundegaard's GMAC loan scheme work?

I'm going to start this off by saying that I am far from an expert when it comes to how certain types of loans work. In Fargo, Jerry seems to have multiple schemes to get money. One of which is $320 ...
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Relation between Fargo season 2 and the movie

What is the relation between the characters in Fargo Season 2 and the movie characters?
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Movie similar to "Fargo" where the protagonist tries to act like a thug but is just a pathetic loser [closed]

The whole atmosphere of the movie is similar to "Fargo". It happens in a small town. It's a story about a loser who tries to act like a thug. But he is just a pathetic loser. While he is trying to ...
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Is the money meant to link Fargo the TV series and Fargo the movie?

Early in episode 4 of season 1 of the TV series Fargo we see a flashback scene explaining some of a character's history. The car of character Stavros Milos breaks down in a snow swept remote road. He ...
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Why did they make Molly Single?

In the 2014 TV adaptation of the 1996 movie "Fargo" by the Coen Brothers, one of the main characters, the female police officer Molly Solverson, is investigating a strange series of crimes happening ...
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Is there any hint as to why Jerry needs the money?

The plot of the Coen brothers brilliant black comedy Fargo revolves around Jerry Lundegaard's desperate need for some large sum of money. Is there any hint at all as to why he needs it or how he ...
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Is the wife's murder in Fargo a deleted scene?

In the movie Fargo two killers kidnap the wife of a car salesman in a deal that all goes wrong. While one of the killers is away at Twin Cities picking up the ransom, his partner stays at the cottage ...
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What significance does Mike Yanagita have in Fargo?

In the Coen brothers' movie Fargo (1996), the detective Marge Gunderson gets called by and meets an old schoolmate, Mike Yanagita. He tells her that he is widowed and tries to make a move on her. ...
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