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Released 2004
Running time 104 minutes
Director Ethan and Joel Coen
Written by Ethan and Joel Coen, William Rose (original screenplay)
Original music by Carter Burwell, T-Bone Burnett
Studio Touchstone Pictures
MPAA Rating R

The Ladykillers is a 2004 remake of a 1955 British comedy (starring Alec Guiness and Peter Sellers). The film is a dark comedy, helmed by the Coen Brothers, about a hapless gang of amateur criminals, attempting to rob a gambling boat and use the house of elderly Christian Mrs. Munson as their site of operations. Led by Professor Dorr (Tom Hanks), the group carries out the theft, but must then deal with discovery by the old lady. Jim Henson's Creature Shop supplied animal animatronics to complement two live characters: a commercial dog who suffocates in an early gag, and Pickles, the ubiquitous cat owned by Mrs. Munson.

Cast

  • Tom Hanks as Professor G. H. Dorr
  • Irma P. Hall as Mrs. Marva Munson
  • Marlon Wayans as Gawain MacSam
  • J. K. Simmons as Garth Pancake
  • Tzi Ma as the General
  • Ryan Hurst as Lump Hudson
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