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Status: Released

Runtime: 121

Budget: -

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Language: en

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  •  R

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  • A Thousand Miles
Content Score: 100


6.4/10 (55 votes)


Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain the money while avoiding detection opens a Pandora's box when the fear of getting caught triggers panicked behavior and leads to virulent consequences


Sometimes good people do evil things.


Director: Sam Raimi

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Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton
as Hank Mitchell

Bridget Fonda

Bridget Fonda
as Sarah Mitchell

Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton
as Jacob Mitchell

Brent Briscoe

Brent Briscoe
as Lou Chambers

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A review by John Chard

Do you ever feel evil?

A Simple Plan is directed by Sam Raimi and adapted to screenplay by Scott Smith from his own novel of the same name. It stars Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe, Chelcie Ross and Jack Walsh. Music is by Danny Elfman and cinematography by Alar Kivilo.

The snowy wilds of Midwest America, and two brothers and one friend unearth a crashed plane in the snow that hosts one dead pilot and a duffel bag with over $4 million dollars stashed inside. It's moral quandary time. Keep the money as it's probably drug money anyway, tell the police, or sit o... read the rest.