It was on this day 20 years ago that the Coen brothers’Raising Arizona was released in theaters. The movie stars Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter as a married couple unable to conceive or adopt a child of their own. After news of the local Arizona family’s newborn quintuplets reaches the couple, it becomes their mission to kidnap and care for one of the babies. The Arizona’s reward for the return of their son drives the couple and other random acquaintances to fight and sabotage in pursuit of the money.

Quotable: “Edwina’s insides were a rocky place where my seed could find no purchase.” –Nicolas Cage as H.I. McDunnough, explaining the reason his wife could not conceive.