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The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004) 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 ...The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004)Comedy, Mystery and ThrillerPT104MR 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 ...2004-04-09Greg GrunbergRyan HurstIrma P. HallJ.K. SimmonsMarlon WayansGreg Grunberg, Ryan Hurst, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons, Marlon WayansTouchstone Pictures
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The Ladykillers (Movie - 2004)

Genre: Comedy, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Tom Hanks, Greg Grunberg, Ryan Hurst, Irma P. Hall, J.K. Simmons, Marlon Wayans; Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Author: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Release Date Wide: 03/26/2004; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 104; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

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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