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  • Anton Chigurh is a fictional character in No Country for Old Men.
  • Anton Chigurh is the main antagonist of Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country for Old Men and its film adaptation. He is portrayed by Javier Bardem in the film. In the novel and film, Chigurh is portrayed as an unstoppable hitman who kills almost everyone he meets. While he is a ruthless killer, Chigurh occasionally gives his victims a second chance, allowing their fate to be decided with a coin toss. The character received heavy praise during the film's theatrical run, where Javier Bardem was awarded an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his performance. Chigurh has been included on numerous lists of greatest villains, most notably in Empire Magazine's List of The 100 Greatest Movie Characters Of All Time.