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- Rating: PG13
- Run Time: 94 minutes
- Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
- Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman
- Format: DCP
- Year: 1987
- Language: English
- Age Policy: 13 and Up with Guardian
An ex-con and an cop get a crash course in parenthood after stealing one of a wealthy couple’s quintuplet babies.
Raising Arizona is one of the Coen Brothers’ most beloved films and with good reason: it’s perfect combination of comedy and strangeness make it enduring unique. Here a young Nicolas Cage plays an ex-con who is hell bent on making his policewoman wife (Holly Hunter) happy but procuring her a baby when they’re unable to conceive. But baby-rearing sure isn’t easy when that baby is stolen from the wealthiest couple in the state and everyone they know, plus a maniacal bounty-hunter, aim to use little Nathan Junior for their own financial gain. Doesn’t get much better.
Part of Nitehawk’s COEN BROTHERS BEFORE FARGO January series.