The Ladykillers


The Coen brothers remake a 1955 classic of the British comedy crime genre, with mixed results. They switch the action from London to the US south, where a smarmy crook takes lodgings near a riverboat casino, with the intention of robbing it. He and his crew are soon busy building a tunnel from the basement of the house to the casino's vault, but they hit a problem with their landlady finds out what they are up to. When bribing her doesn't work, they decide that they'll just have to kill her...


104 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language) .
Comedy, Crime

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What do you mean, you see dead people in my cellar?
What do you mean, you see dead people in my cellar?

Credits

Cast
Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst
Director
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
ScreenplayJoel Coen, Ethan Coen, from the original screenplay by William Rose
MusicCarter Burwell
CinematographyRoger Deakins
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2004
Produced byTouchstone Pictures, Jacobson Company

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
10
The Cape Times
Manohla Dargis
5
The Star
Diane de Beer
12
Die Burger
Gabriël Botma
10
Tygerburger
Mariana Malan
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
Sunday Times
Damon Boyd
5
eye Weekly
Paul Isaacs
8
Box Office
Jon Alon Walz
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
18
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
13

What the People say

Internet
2875 Netizens
13

Average .. 50%

10




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