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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Professor G.H. Dorr
... Marva Munson
... Gawain MacSam
... Garth Pancake
... The General
... Lump Hudson
... Mountain Girl
... Sheriff Wyner
... Deputy Sheriff
... Weemack Funthes
... Fernand Gudge
... Rosalie Funthes (as Baadja-Lyne Odums)
... Elron (as Walter Jordan)
George Anthony Bell ... Preacher
... TV Commercial Director
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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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Winner takes all. Spring. See more »

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

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Touchstone [United States]

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Release Date:

26 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ladykillers  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,634,563, 28 March 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,799,191

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,747,441
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Marva Munson (Irma Hall), the owner of the house the robbers use, bears the same name as the judge in the Coen Brothers' subsequent film, Intolerable Cruelty (2003). In both cases, the women are African-Americans. See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in a fictional town of Saucier, MS, which is along the Mississippi River and is the home of a riverboat casino. The real Saucier does not have a casino, is approximately 200 miles from the Mississippi River, and is located approximately 25 miles north of Biloxi, MS, in northern Harrison County. 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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Special thanks to ... the residents of Natchez, Mississippi See more »

Connections

Features The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6, No. 4
by Arcangelo Corelli
Performed by Capella Istropolitana
Conducted by Jaroslav Krcek
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
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Do not see this film.
18 February 2005 | by 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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