The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Defining dialogue: "You know, for kids." They're lauded for their writing, but the Coens' favorite scenes -- Dan Hedaya being buried alive in "Blood Simple," the "Miller's Crossing" machine-gun fight set to "Danny Boy" -- are often wordless. In "Hudsucker," they're most proud of the five-minute montage chronicling the invention of the hula hoop, a sequence shot by longtime friend Sam Raimi. It's a perfect scene to give your little ones their first taste of the Coens.
Jim Bridges
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