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The Ladykillers (2004)

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An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

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Rosalie Funthes (as Baadja-Lyne Odums)
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Storyline

A remake of the 1955 comedy, the story revolves around a Southern professor who puts together a group of thieves to rob a casino. They rent a room in an old woman's house, but soon she discovers the plot and they must kill her, a task that is more difficult than it seems. Written by lcheala@imdb.com

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Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Ladykillers  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,634,563 (USA) (26 March 2004)

Gross:

$39,692,139 (USA) (9 July 2004)
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Trivia

Bruce Campbell: at the dog food commercial shoot. See more »

Goofs

When Gawain pulls his gun on Garth in the Waffle House, the way he holds the gun differs between the camera angles. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sheriff Wyner: Unh... Oh! Afternoon, Miss Munson.
Marva Munson: Afternoon, Sheriff. You know the Funthes boy?
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the gospel choir is shown performing the end song. See more »

Connections

References Sullivan's Travels (1941) See more »

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Proud Moment
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Music by Harry Bluestone
Plays during the dog food commercial.
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Do not see this film.
18 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I registered on IMDb to espouse on how terrible this movie is. I'm about 90% through this movie and I have to say it's a complete waste of time. I wished that I read some of the reviews of this movie prior to renting. It's characters are uninteresting (some of them annoying), the plot has no surprises, and worst of all it isn't funny at all (This is supposed to be a comedy?). There is also an overwhelming use of profanity in this film (f & mf), definitely not for the kids. I rented this film on the spur of the moment, I thought "Tom Hanks is in it, how bad could it be?", my conclusion: "This is the worst Tom Hanks film I've ever seen.


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