Top 14 No Country For Old Men Movie Facts

Following is our collection of No Country For Old Men facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of No Country For Old Men film message.

The money the transponder is cut into is in 1$ bills, as opposed to 100$ bills
The money the transponder is cut into is in 1$ bills, as opposed to 100$ bills
No Country For Old Men (2007) When Chigurh shoots Wells in his hotel room, he places his off-hand behind the charging handle of the shotgun preventing the action from ejecting the fired shell and leaving evidence.
No Country For Old Men (2007) When Chigurh shoots Wells in his hotel room, he places his off-hand behind the charging handle of the shotgun preventing the action from ejecting the fired shell and leaving evidence.

No Country For Old Men Hidden Details

1 - Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) shoots a pronghorn in the right flank whilst hunting. The pronghorn leaves a trail of blood, but ultimately escapes. Later in the film, Llewelyn is shot in the right flank by his pursuer, Anton Chigurgh, and history repeats.
Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) shoots a pronghorn in the right flank whilst hunting. The pronghorn leaves a trail of blood, but ultimately escapes. Later in the film, Llewelyn is shot in the right flank by his pursuer, Anton Chigurgh, and history repeats.
1 - Before the motel shootout, Anton doesn't just take off his shoes because he's trying to be quite. As later shown with Carson in the hotel room, he doesn't want his boots to get bloody. Also, he checks his boots after the meeting with Carla Jean, implying she's dead.
Before the motel shootout, Anton doesn't just take off his shoes because he's trying to be quite. As later shown with Carson in the hotel room, he doesn't want his boots to get bloody. Also, he checks his boots after the meeting with Carla Jean, implying she's dead.
1 - When Moss leaves his hotel room, he closes the curtains and crosses them. When he comes back at night in a cab, he decides to stay at a different hotel the next day. This is because he knows somebody (probably Anton) has been in his room and is following him be closely.
When Moss leaves his hotel room, he closes the curtains and crosses them. When he comes back at night in a cab, he decides to stay at a different hotel the next day. This is because he knows somebody (probably Anton) has been in his room and is following him be closely.

It is implied that Llewelyn doesn't know how to read, and the receptionist takes advantage of this by renting him a two-bed room instead of one

1 - Checking for an Easter Egg. At the end of the eggless credits I saw Mike Zoss Productions. Recognised the name from the scene where Chigur blows up the car outside the pharmacy. Guess I did find an Easter egg.
Checking for an Easter Egg. At the end of the eggless credits I saw Mike Zoss Productions. Recognised the name from the scene where Chigur blows up the car outside the pharmacy. Guess I did find an Easter egg.

-- at 0:22 you can hear Anton shoot the front desk clerk. You may need earphones.

1 - The cash register had the number 21 on it, coin traveled 22 years for this moment. His "number" was up and his "time" has come. "Lucky" for him, he has been given another "chance".
The cash register had the number 21 on it, coin traveled 22 years for this moment. His "number" was up and his "time" has come. "Lucky" for him, he has been given another "chance".

Ed Tom Bell describes a dream where he and his father are riding on horseback through snowy dark mountains. In an earlier scene, Llewellyn is at the hotel hiding with the money & there is a painting on the wall of two horsemen in the mountains looking off into the distance

- The TV program Carla Jean is watching is discussing a "Bad hiding spot", as Llewellyn walks in with the satchel full of money, just after hiding the gun under the porch.

1 - During the coin toss scene, the cables behind the cashier look like nooses. Meaning, he's meeting the executioner.
During the coin toss scene, the cables behind the cashier look like nooses. Meaning, he's meeting the executioner.

Llewellyn kills the dog after being chased down the river, yet the dead dog shows up near the other dead bodies at the original crime scene.

No Country For Old Men poster
No Country For Old Men poster

No Country For Old Men Plot

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of No Country For Old Men. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Ethan Coen
Stars Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson
IMDB score 8.1