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Joel Coen made eight critically acclaimed feature films. The recipient of numerous awards, he received an Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1997 for Fargo. (Bowker Author Biography)
Disambiguation Notice:

Joel Coen is just one of the Coen Brothers. Please do not combine this entry for him with the entry for both of them, or with his brother's entry. See "Who Should/Shouldn't Get Combined" on the Author wiki page. Thank you.

Image credit: Joel (on the right) and Ethan Coen at the Cannes film festival, photograph by Georges Biard

Works by Joel Coen

O Brother, Where Art Thou? [2000 film] (2000) — Director — 704 copies
The Big Lebowski [1998 film] (1998) — Producer/Director/Screenwriter — 634 copies
Fargo [1996 film] (1996) — Director/Screenwriter — 580 copies
No Country for Old Men [2007 film] (2007) — Director/Screenwriter — 524 copies
True Grit [2010 film] (2010) — Director/Screenwriter — 378 copies
Burn After Reading [2008 film] (2008) — Director/Screenwriter — 344 copies
Raising Arizona [1987 film] (1987) — Director/Screenwriter — 304 copies
Unbroken [2014 film] (2014) — screenplay — 243 copies
Bridge of Spies [2015 film] (2015) — Screenwriter — 215 copies
Intolerable Cruelty [2003 film] (2003) — Director — 213 copies
Miller's Crossing [1990 film] (1990) — Director/Screenwriter — 209 copies
A Serious Man [2009 film] (2009) — Director — 169 copies
Blood Simple [1984 film] (1984) — Director/Screenwriter — 156 copies
Barton Fink [1991 film] (1991) — Director — 150 copies
Paris, je t'aime [2006 film] (2006) — Director — 145 copies
The Man Who Wasn't There [2001 film] (2001) — Director — 141 copies
Hail, Caesar! [2016 film] (2016) 141 copies
Fargo: Screenplay (1996) 134 copies
The Ladykillers [2004 film] (2004) — Director/Screenwriter — 105 copies
The Hudsucker Proxy [1994 film] (1994) — Director/Screenwriter — 104 copies
Blood Simple: Screenplay (1989) 78 copies
Suburbicon [2017 film] (2017) — Writer — 35 copies
Gambit [2012 film] (2012) — Writer — 34 copies
The Legend of Zorro / Intolerable Cruelty (2005) — Director — 7 copies
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs [2018 film] (2018) — Director — 6 copies
Raising Arizona/Fargo (2007) — Director — 6 copies
Fargo / The Full Monty / Raising Arizona — Director — 4 copies
True Grit [and] Hondo (Double Feature Video) (2013) — Director — 3 copies
Leatherheads / Intolerable Cruelty — Director — 1 copy
The Coen Brothers: 8 Movie Collection — Director — 1 copy

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Common Knowledge

Canonical name
Coen, Joel
Legal name
Coen, Joel David
Birthdate
1954-11-29
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA
Places of residence
New York, New York, USA
Education
Bard College (BA|1976)
New York University (BA|1979)
University of Texas
Occupations
film director
film producer
screenwriter
film editor
Relationships
McDormand, Frances (spouse)
Coen, Ethan (brother)
Coen, Rena Neumann (mother)
Coen, Edward (father)
Disambiguation notice
Joel Coen is just one of the Coen Brothers. Please do not combine this entry for him with the entry for both of them, or with his brother's entry. See "Who Should/Shouldn't Get Combined" on the Author wiki page. Thank you.

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Reviews

C+ (Okay).

18 short films about love in Paris. A few are good, one or two are bad, most are just filling time in a very Film Student Exercise way. It's kind of impressive that any manage to be good, with only a few minutes to work with.

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Works
63
Also by
2
Members
6,467
Popularity
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Rating
4.0
Reviews
100
ISBNs
165
Languages
8
Favorited
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