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The Ladykillers (26-Mar-2004)

Directors: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen

Writers: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen; William Rose

Keywords: Dark Comedy, Cats

Remake of the 1955 film of the same name follows a Southern professor and his elaborate plan to rob a casino.

Remake of The Ladykillers (1955). Eccentric, charismatic Southern professor Goldthwait Higginson Dorr endeavors to rob a riverboat casino, assembling an offbeat crew of experts and henchmen to assist in carrying out his plot. Every good conspiracy needs a cover, of course, and to that end, Goldthwait and crew assume the identities of a "medieval music ensemble" to fall in the good graces of Marva Munson, an older God-fearing woman looking to rent out a spare room in her house. Complications arise when Marva grows wise to the crew's intentions, prompting Goldthwait to devise a plan to silence her for good.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Blake Clark
2-Feb-1946   Harry on Home Improvement
Greg Grunberg
11-Jul-1966   Matt Parkman on Heroes
Irma P. Hall
3-Jun-1935   Soul Food
Tom Hanks
9-Jul-1956   Forrest Gump
Aldis Hodge
20-Sep-1986   Alec Hardison on Leverage
Ryan Hurst
19-Jun-1976   Remember the Titans
Stephen Root
17-Nov-1951   Jimmy James on News Radio
J. K. Simmons
9-Jan-1955   J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man
George Wallace
21-Jul-1952   Vegas standup comic
Marlon Wayans
23-Jul-1972   A Wayans Brother
Jason Weaver
18-Jul-1979   Marcus Henderson on Smart Guy


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