Top 4 O Brother Where Art Thou Movie Facts

Following is our collection of O Brother Where Art Thou 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 O Brother Where Art Thou film message.

In "O Brother Where Art Thou," Tommy describes the devil as having empty eyes, a hollow voice, and likes to travel with a hound. This describes the sherif that's hunting the Soggy Bottom Boys. In the scene where Pete is about to be hanged, he begins to pray and the Devil ends up not hanging them
In "O Brother Where Art Thou," Tommy describes the devil as having empty eyes, a hollow voice, and likes to travel with a hound. This describes the sherif that's hunting the Soggy Bottom Boys. In the scene where Pete is about to be hanged, he begins to pray and the Devil ends up not hanging them
Tommy Johnson is based on the blues artist Tommy Johnson who reportedly sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads in Mississippi
Tommy Johnson is based on the blues artist Tommy Johnson who reportedly sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads in Mississippi

O Brother Where Art Thou Hidden Details

The blind man on the railroad at the beginning of the movie gives Everett, Pete and Delmar a vague prophecy but mentions they will see a cow on a roof. Later, after the flood, a cow is seen on the roof of a house. The prophecy all came true

O Brother Where Art Thou poster
O Brother Where Art Thou poster

O Brother Where Art Thou Plot

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

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of O Brother Where Art Thou. 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 Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Director Joel Coen
Stars George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman
IMDB score 7.7