In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.
- Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
- Studio: Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Touchstone Pictures, Working Title Films, Blind Bard Pictures
- Keyword: prophecy, southern usa, music record, country music, mississippi river, based on novel or book, seduction, fraud
- Cast: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco