The Ladykillers


Runtime : 01h44
Genres : Comedy, Thriller
Release : March 26, 2004
Studio : Buena Vista Pictures
Budget : $35,000,000
Domestic revenue : $39,799,191
Woldwide revenue : $76,747,441
Director : The Coen Brothers
Writers : William Rose (Original Movie )
Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)
Shooting place : The United States

Cast and characters

Tom Hanks Professor G. H. Dorr
Irma P. Hall Marva Munson
Marlon Wayans Gawain MacSam
J. K. Simmons Garth Pancake
Tzi Ma The General
Ryan Hurst Lump Hudson
Diane Delano Moutain Girl
George Wallace Sheriff Wyner
John McConnell Deputy Sheriff
Jason Weaver Weemack Funthes
Stephen Root Fernand Gudge


A remake of the 1955 comedy, the story revolves around a Southern professor who puts together a group of thieves to rob a casino. They rent a room in an old woman's house, but soon she discovers the plot and they must kill her, a task that is more difficult than it seems.