Which is the highest-grossing Coen Brothers movie?

On Sept. 21, 1957, Ethan Coen was born in Minneapolis. Along with brother Joel, the duo would become among the most celebrated producers/directors in movie history. Of their three most-popular films, which has made the most at the U.S. box office? A) Fargo B) No Country For Old Men C) True Grit For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C) Surprisingly, this one wasn't even close. "True Grit" grossed more than $171 million domestically. "No Country For Old Men" grossed $74 million in the U.S., and "Fargo" earned $24 million.

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