December 11, 1998
Rated R for violence and language
It started out as an innocent trek through the woods and would end up changing their lives forever. One winter day, Hank Mitchell, his older brother Jacob, and his friend Lou venture into the woods to find Jacob's dog when they stumble across a downed airplane. Inside, there is a dead pilot and $4.4 million in cash.
Jacob and Lou cannot part with such a large sum of money and Hank reluctantly complies. Hank volunteers,...
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A Simple Plan
, starring Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thorton (nominated for an Academy Award for this movie), Bridget Fonda, and Brent Brisco, is a thriller from director Sam Raimi. The movie's title describes the plot perfectly, but, of course, as in all these kinds of movies, things don't go as planned. What started out as a simple crime ends up as a web of deceit, murder, and paranoia, and A Simple Plan
takes a slightly more unique approach. Full movie review »