1 hours 34 minutes | Rated PG (Violence.)
Their lawless years are behind them. Their child-rearing years lay ahead…
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family’s quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.
A terrifically original, eccentric screwball comedy, Raising Arizona may not be the Coens’ most disciplined movie, but it’s one of their most purely entertaining.
To their old fascination with Sunbelt pathology, to their side-winding Steadicam and pristine command of screen space, the Coens have added a robust humor, a plot that keeps outwitting expectations and a…dollop of sympathy for their forlorn kidnapers. TIME Magazine
Starting from a point of delirious excess, the film leaps into dark and virtually uncharted territory to soar like a comet. Time Out
…the movie’s tremendously affable atmosphere is heightened by the efforts of a perfectly-cast roster of performers… Reel Film Reviews