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15. “Intolerable Cruelty” (2003)
Their films span many genres and styles, which they frequently subvert or parody. The brothers write, direct and produce their films jointly, although until The Ladykillers Joel received sole credit for directing and Ethan for producing. They often alternate top billing for their screenplays while sharing editing credits under the alias Roderick Jaynes. The duo also won the Palme d'Or for Barton Fink The Coens have written a number of films they did not direct, including the biographical war drama Unbroken , the historical legal thriller Bridge of Spies , and lesser-known, commercially unsuccessful comedies such as Crimewave , The Naked Man and Gambit Ethan is also a writer of short stories, theater and poetry. Known for many distinctive stylistic trademarks including genre hybridity,  the brothers' films No Country for Old Men , A Serious Man and Inside Llewyn Davis have been ranked in the BBC 's poll of the greatest motion pictures since Louis Park, Minnesota , a suburb of Minneapolis.
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Greg Cwik. To celebrate the legendary filmmaking duo, we ranked all of the films Joel directed or co-directed with Ethan. The Coens create a reality inhabited exclusively by self-centered, paranoid ingrates, all of whom are deeply afflicted with the most vainglorious kind of ineptitude. Idiocy is a plague, according to John Malkovich, clearly having sardonic fun as the henpecked husband who gets fired from his CIA job because he had a drinking problem. Plus, dildo rocking chair. Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.
Joel and Ethan Coen's seventeenth movie, Hail, Caesar! In fact, it might be one of their worst. But here's the thing: Even the Coen Brothers's worst movies are still pretty not-terrible. Only two Coen Brothers movies are flat-out bad. Hail, Caesar! But the other twelve? All really good! At least four of them are undisputed classics, maybe six. Hell, maybe eight? Personally, I say seven.