R | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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.
Plans to remake The Ladykillers (1955) date back to 1998 when Robert Harling was attached to direct.
Unh... Oh! Afternoon, Miss Munson.
Marva Munson: Afternoon, Sheriff. You know the Funthes boy?
Professor Dorr's orchestra "performs" both Renaissance and Rococo music. (The pivotal Luigi Boccherini recording is from the latter.) Although Dorr uses the terms interchangeably, the two styles are completely different, and separated by a span of about 150 years.
During the end credits the gospel choir is shown performing the end song.
$12,634,563 (USA) (28 March 2004)