A Simple Plan Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3470

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 75

Theatrical Release Date: 12/11/1998

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Sam Raimi

Actors: Bill Paxton, Bridget Fonda, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe, Jack Walsh, Gary Cole

Plot: Two brothers and their friend find $4.4 million in a downed plane and claim it before the wreckage is discovered by authorities. All they have to do is sit on the money until the whole thing blows over, but debts, a cunning wife and the FBI make a simple plan anything but. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/04/2019

Moving past the campiness of his previous cult classics, Sam Raimi directs this crime thriller resembling "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" set in the snow.

Rating of
3/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 07/02/2012

This unusually restrained piece from Sam Raimi is a superior Treasure of the Sierra Madre variant marked by a particularly fine performance by Billy Bob Thornton. It could've been fantastic if the lead was played by an actor with a range greater than the rather limited Bill Paxton.

Rating of
2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/17/2009

Sam Raimi proves he doesn't need Spider Man or a haunted cabin to make a good film. Take a good story and some great characters and you have a recipe for success. While this isn't a personal favorite, it is a good film.

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