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The Ladykillers

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The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
104 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/26/04
performer:
Tom Hanks, Greg Grunberg, Ryan Hurst, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons, Marlon Wayans
director:
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
distributor:
Touchstone Pictures
author:
4534, 6258
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B+

In Joel and Ethan Coen’s mad-as-a-hatter remake, Tom Hanks, sounding like a Southern gothic William F. Buckley Jr., draws on his caustic streak to play a creamily verbose mastermind. The laughs don’t always hit, but the heist plot meshes shrewdly with the Coens’ clockwork style.

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