No Country for Old Men | 2007

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

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Main Plot

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.


  • Tommy Lee Jones plays Sheriff Ed Tom Bell, who investigates a ruthless killer while reflecting on the changing nature of crime.
  • Javier Bardem's character, Anton Chigurh, is a relentless and cold-blooded hitman who creates chaos and pursues his targets.
  • Josh Brolin's character, Llewelyn Moss, discovers a large sum of money and becomes the target of a violent hitman.


In the ending of No Country for Old Men, Llewelyn's wife is killed by hitmen, while he is pursued by Anton Chigurh. Sheriff Bell eventually finds Llewelyn's dead body and realizes he cannot catch Chigurh. Bell retires, feeling defeated by the increasing violence and evil in the world. The film concludes with a dream-like monologue from Bell, reflecting on his inability to fully comprehend the darkness that exists, leaving the audience with a sense of unease and uncertainty.