Barton Fink

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"There’s only one thing stranger than what’s going on inside his head. What’s going on outside."
  • R
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 56 min
  • 7.7  (114,511)
  • 69

Barton Fink is an intellectual playwright living in 1941 New York who has received critical acclaim with his first play. He is offered a well-paying job in Hollywood as a screenwriter and after some hesitation he accepts. In an effort to maintain what he sees as his connection with the "common man" Fink chooses an out-of-the-way and mostly deserted hotel as his lodgings. But things start to fall apart after he receives his first studio assignment; a B-movie about wrestling. Fink finds himself suffering from writer's block and culture shock and increasingly distracted by his neighbor, the larger-than-life Charlie Meadows.

Barton Fink
Barton Fink
Barton Fink

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Barton Fink is an intellectual playwright living in 1941 New York who has received critical acclaim with his first play. He is offered a well-paying job in Hollywood as a screenwriter and after some hesitation he accepts. In an effort to maintain what he sees as his connection with the "common man" Fink chooses an out-of-the-way and mostly deserted hotel as his lodgings. But things start to fall apart after he receives his first studio assignment; a B-movie about wrestling. Fink finds himself suffering from writer's block and culture shock and increasingly distracted by his neighbor, the larger-than-life Charlie Meadows.

Barton Fink is a 1991 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 56 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 69.

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  • Release Date
    1991
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 56 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (114,511)
  • Metascore
    69