Top 8 The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs Movie Details

While searching the internet for The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

The Prospecter says "How high can a bird count anyway?" a possible reference to the chicken from the previous short that could do math.
The Prospecter says "How high can a bird count anyway?" a possible reference to the chicken from the previous short that could do math.
The story telling actor wears a sash around his chest. This sash is actually tied to his chair so he can still bow at the end of his performance without falling out of his chair.
The story telling actor wears a sash around his chest. This sash is actually tied to his chair so he can still bow at the end of his performance without falling out of his chair.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Surly Joe is credited as ?urly Joe in reference to a line in the song Buster sings about him.
    Surly Joe is credited as ?urly Joe in reference to a line in the song Buster sings about him.

Hidden Details

1 - The door of the hotel in "The Mortal Remains" has both the figue of an Angel and a Devil. This reinforces the theory that the three characters are on their way to the afterlife; the hotel represents purgatory.
The door of the hotel in "The Mortal Remains" has both the figue of an Angel and a Devil. This reinforces the theory that the three characters are on their way to the afterlife; the hotel represents purgatory.
1 - When the owner of the cantina is shot, the sunlight can be seen shining through the bullet hole in his torso
When the owner of the cantina is shot, the sunlight can be seen shining through the bullet hole in his torso
1 - The prospector's pack mule is named Lucky. This is a reference to the absurdist play "Waiting for Godot". (explanation in comments)
The prospector's pack mule is named Lucky. This is a reference to the absurdist play "Waiting for Godot". (explanation in comments)
1 - Frank Griffin from Godless (2018) can be seen watching the limbless orator preform. Both from Netflix
Frank Griffin from Godless (2018) can be seen watching the limbless orator preform. Both from Netflix
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs poster
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs poster

The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs Plot: Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

I am pretty sure that you've watched The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Director Ethan Coen
Main Actors Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy
IMDB score 7.3