The Ladykillers (2004)

R   |    |  Comedy, Crime, Thriller


The Ladykillers (2004) Poster

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.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6.2/10
93,405

Videos


Photos

  • Tom Hanks at an event for The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Anna Mouglalis at an event for The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Tom Hanks and Irma P. Hall in The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Tom Hanks and Marlon Wayans in The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Tom Hanks at an event for The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Marlon Wayans and Irma P. Hall in The Ladykillers (2004)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

A Guide to the Films of the Coen Brothers

From Blood Simple to the new The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, we take a look at the offbeat stylings of Academy Award-winners Joel and Ethan Coen.

Dude, let's go bowling

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


24 April 2006 | ma-cortes
7
| New version of the classic movie as entertaining and amusing as the British film
A band of botcher thieves (Marlon Wayans , Tzi Ma , Ryan Hurst) led by a cunning man (Tom Hanks) attempt a great robbing , but their scheme is foiled by an allegedly innocent old lady (Irma P. Hall) . They devise a perfect plan which is continuously spoiled by the inopportune intervention of the sweet little landlady .

The picture is a bemusing and droll comedy especially in the parts happen the antics and flops of the heist . The laughters and chuckles are varied and giggles are based on diverse personalities and differences among protagonists . It's an agreeable movie for the youth who will enjoy enormously and with lots of fun . Tom Hanks (in similar role to Alec Guinnes) is terrific as the leader , if you like Hanks manic performance , you'll enjoy this one . However , the profanities and bad taste language are in charge of Marlon Wayans (Scary movie) and other secondaries such as J.K.Simmons (Spiderman) , the Oriental Tzi Ma and the hunk Ryan Hurst are pretty well . Colorful and glamorous cinematography by Roger Deakins and enjoyable music by Carter Burwell (usual musician of Cohen brothers) . The picture is a good adaptation of the classic British film of the golden decade of Ealing studio , a droll black comedy with the same title and featured by Alec Guinnes , Herbert Lom and Peter Sellers and written by Willian Rose . The motion picture was rightly directed by Joel and Ethan Cohen . The flick will appeal to Tom Hanks fans and black comedy buffs . Rating : Better than average , worthwhile seeing.

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



"Whiskey Cavalier" Star Lauren Cohan's 007 Pick

Lauren Cohan, star of the new spy show "Whiskey Cavalier," divulges top-secret information about her favorite TV couple, which actress should play James Bond, and more.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to the SXSW 2019, what to watch on TV, and a look back at the 2018-2019 awards season.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com