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Directors: Joel and Ethan Coen

Cast: Frances McDormand, William H. Macy

Domestic lifetime gross (adjusted for inflation, 2014): $43,930,100

Famous quote: "Just keep it still back there, lady, or we're going to have to, you know, shoot you." — Carl Showalter

This is one of four films on the list to have inspired hit TV shows that are current Emmy contenders. The other shows are Bonnie and ClydeHannibal and Bates Motel.

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