No Country For Old Men: Coin Toss

No Country For Old Men (2007) | Coen Brothers

The Coen Brothers’ soundless masterpiece was a film for the ages. Running over two hours without a single musical note, it creates tension with every on-screen movement.

Jumping through all the hair raising moments as we sit on the edge of our seats and follow Chigurh – the villainous serial killer – through his blood thirsty killing spree, one encounter probably stands as the pinnacle of film’s tension; the coin toss at the garage store.

With a sense of entitlement towards the life of everyone he encounters, Chigurh engages in an interrogation and drawn out dialogue that stands as one of the most tense moments in recent film history.

“What’s the most you’ve ever lost in a coin toss?”