The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers
The Ladykillers
  • R
  • 1h 44m
  • 2004
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Academy Award(R)-winning Tom Hanks turns in a hilariously original performance in THE LADYKILLERS, the laugh-out-loud comedy that explodes with outrageous wit and slapstick humor from the Coen Brothers. Underneath Professor G.H. Dorr's (Hanks) silver-tongued southern gentleman persona is a devious criminal who has assembled a motley gang of thieves to commit the heist of the century by tunneling through his churchgoing landlady's root cellar to a casino's vault of riches. But these cons are far from pros. As their scheme begins blowing up in their faces, their landlady smells a rat. And when she threatens to call the police, they figure they'll just bump her off. After all, how hard can that be? Wickedly funny from start to finish, it would be a crime to miss THE LADYKILLERS.

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Common Sense Says
Some wicked pleasures for mature teens and adults.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the main characters are criminals who lie, steal, and kill, all played for comedy. They drink, smoke, and use extremely strong language, including sexual references and the "N" word.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date:March 26, 2004
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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