Best Movies of Tim Blake Nelson

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $45.51M

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.


The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: null

An anthology film comprised of six stories, each dealing with a different aspect of life in the Old West.


Holes (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $67.33M

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.


Blue Caprice (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $0.09M

An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.


Colossal (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $3.02M

Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City, and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon.


Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: null

After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.


American Violet (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.55M

A single mother struggles to clear her name after being wrongly accused and arrested for dealing drugs in an impoverished town in Texas.


Come Early Morning (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $0.12M

A 30-something southern woman searches for love, despite the burdens she carries with her.


Cherish (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $0.16M

After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.


A Foreign Affair (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 113 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $0.03M

Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.


The Moguls (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $0.02M

Citizens of a small town, under the influence of a man in the midst of a mid-life crisis, come together to make an adult film.


Flypaper (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: $0.00M

A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.


Child of God (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $0.04M

A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation.


As I Lay Dying (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 104 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $0.02M

Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.


Hoot (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $8.08M

A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.


The Big White (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 31 | Earnings: null

To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.


The Hustle (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $35.42M

Two con women - one low rent and the other high class - team up to take down the men who have wronged them.


The Sound and the Fury (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: null

A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the twentieth century.


Sequestrada (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

When Belo Monte dam displaces an indigenous girl, she must rely on a white man to save her people - although he is the key to their destruction.


Bereft (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while dealing with her family, employer, and other residents of her small town.



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