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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

R 11/09/2018 (GB) ComedyDramaWestern 2h 12m

Stories live forever. People don't.


Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

  1. Ethan Coen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Joel Coen

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Stewart Edward White


  4. Jack London


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tim Blake Nelson

    Tim Blake Nelson

    Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs")

  2. James Franco

    James Franco

    Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")

  3. Zoe Kazan

    Zoe Kazan

    Alice Longabaugh (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled")

  4. Liam Neeson

    Liam Neeson

    Impresario (segment "Meal Ticket")

  5. Tom Waits

    Tom Waits

    Prospector (segment "All Gold Canyon")

  6. Tyne Daly

    Tyne Daly

    Mrs. Betjeman (segment "The Mortal Remains")

  7. Brendan Gleeson

    Brendan Gleeson

    Clarence (segment "The Mortal Remains")

  8. Jonjo O'Neill

    Jonjo O'Neill

    Thigpen (segment "The Mortal Remains")

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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