Joel Coen

Joel Coen

Joel Coen

November 29, 1954
St Louis Park, Minnesota, USA
American filmmaker Joel David Coen is known for writing, directing and producing films jointly with his brother Ethan Jesse Coen professionally they are known as the Coen brothers. In 1984, the brothers wrote and directed Blood Simple, their first film together. The film received was well received and won awards for Joel's direction at both the Sundance and Independent Spirit awards.

The brothers were recognized for their talents having been nominated for a number of awards, and achievements. No Country for Old Men (2007) won them the Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Motion Picture of the Year, as well as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film Award for best director. They were also awarded the Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen in Fargo (1996) 

Joel has been married to actress Frances McDormand since 1984. They adopted a son from Paraguay, named Pedro McDormand Coen
Hail Caesar (2015)
NR
0 votes

Hail Caesar (2015)

 
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
74%
616 votes

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

 
True Grit (2010)
79%
2,297 votes

True Grit (2010)

 
Hail Caesar (2010)
NR
0 votes

Hail Caesar (2010)

 
A Serious Man (2009)
69%
484 votes

A Serious Man (2009)

 
Burn After Reading (2008)
68%
1,423 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

 
No Country for Old Men (2007)
80%
2,924 votes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

 
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
76%
197 votes

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

 
The Ladykillers (2004)
63%
289 votes

The Ladykillers (2004)

 
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
66%
300 votes

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

 
The Big Lebowski (1998)
85%
4,257 votes

The Big Lebowski (1998)

 
Fargo (1996)
82%
2,439 votes

Fargo (1996)

 
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
77%
246 votes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

 
Barton Fink (1991)
78%
267 votes

Barton Fink (1991)

 
Miller's Crossing (1990)
82%
329 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

 
Raising Arizona (1987)
76%
355 votes

Raising Arizona (1987)

 
Blood Simple (1984)
81%
183 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

 
St. James Place (2015)
NR
0 votes

St. James Place (2015)

Writer
Hail Caesar (2015)
NR
0 votes

Hail Caesar (2015)

Writer
Unbroken (2014)
NR
0 votes

Unbroken (2014)

Screenplay
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
74%
616 votes

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Writer
Gambit (2012)
64%
258 votes

Gambit (2012)

Writer
Suburbicon (2012)
NR
0 votes

Suburbicon (2012)

Screenplay
True Grit (2010)
79%
2,297 votes

True Grit (2010)

Screenplay
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
56%
11 votes

A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)

Original Story
A Serious Man (2009)
69%
484 votes

A Serious Man (2009)

Writer
Burn After Reading (2008)
68%
1,423 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

Screenplay
No Country for Old Men (2007)
80%
2,924 votes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Screenplay
The Ladykillers (2004)
63%
289 votes

The Ladykillers (2004)

Screenplay
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
66%
300 votes

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

Screenplay
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
77%
223 votes

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Screenplay
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
81%
1,665 votes

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Screenplay
The Big Lebowski (1998)
85%
4,257 votes

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Writer
Fargo (1996)
82%
2,439 votes

Fargo (1996)

Screenplay
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
77%
246 votes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Screenplay
Barton Fink (1991)
78%
267 votes

Barton Fink (1991)

Screenplay
Miller's Crossing (1990)
82%
329 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Screenplay
Raising Arizona (1987)
76%
355 votes

Raising Arizona (1987)

Screenplay
Crimewave (1986)
69%
12 votes

Crimewave (1986)

Writer
Blood Simple (1984)
81%
183 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

Screenplay
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
74%
616 votes

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

 
True Grit (2010)
79%
2,297 votes

True Grit (2010)

 
A Serious Man (2009)
69%
484 votes

A Serious Man (2009)

 
Burn After Reading (2008)
68%
1,423 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

 
No Country for Old Men (2007)
80%
2,924 votes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

 
The Ladykillers (2004)
63%
289 votes

The Ladykillers (2004)

 
Bad Santa (2003)
73%
866 votes

Bad Santa (2003)

 
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
66%
300 votes

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

 
The Big Lebowski (1998)
85%
4,257 votes

The Big Lebowski (1998)

 
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
77%
246 votes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

 
Barton Fink (1991)
78%
267 votes

Barton Fink (1991)

 
Blood Simple (1984)
81%
183 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

 
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