Owen Gleiberman
April 09, 2004 AT 04:00 AM EDT

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
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
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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