The Movie: Fargo (1996)
What Is It?: The Coen Brothers’ black comedy about an idiotic get-rich-quick kidnapping scheme gone horribly wrong is probably their most perfect movie (and it inspired the best series currently on TV). Unflappable Midwesterners end up in insane circumstances that really test their unflapability. Some end up screaming like animals. Some just end up confused.
Why Today?: N. Dakota is the 39th state, and today is 3/9.