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  1. "The Ladykillers" is a 2004 American black comedy thriller film directed, written, produced and edited by the Coen brothers and starring Tom Hanks, with a supporting cast that includes J. K. Simmons, Marlon Wayans, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst and Irma P. Hall. It is based on the 1955 British Ealing comedy film of the same name.
  2. "The Ladykillers" is a 1955 British black comedy film made by Ealing Studios. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick, it stars Katie Johnson, Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, and Jack Warner.


  1. "The Ladykillers" is a 2011 stage adaptation written by Graham Linehan based on the Ealing comedy film of the same name. The play premièred at the Liverpool Playhouse in November 2011, directed by Sean Foley. It then transferred to the Gielgud Theatre in London, opening on 7 December 2011, and closed after a successful and extended run on 14 April 2012. The production, with a different cast, then embarked on a UK national tour from September to December 2012. An extension of the tour in 2013 is planned; the cast may differ from that of the 2012 tour.
  2. "The Ladykillers" is a book by Ethan Coen.
    • genre: Fiction
    • subjects: Film, Performing arts, Video


  1. The Ladykillers is a 2013 theater production of the play by Graham Linehan.
  2. The Ladykillers is a 2011 theater production of the play by Graham Linehan.
    • award:
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director nomination for Sean Foley
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Set Designer nomination for Michael Taylor
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Sound Design nomination for Max Ringham & Ben Ringham
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress nomination for Marcia Warren
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play (MasterCard Best New Play) nomination for Graham Linehan

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Google previewThe Wayans Brothers (2004)

by Katherine White

The Ladykillers is a remake of the 1955 British movie comedy about a group of underachievers turned con artists planning a massive heist of a New Orleans riverboat. Working with the Coen brothers gave Marlon the opportunity to work in a ...

Google previewThe Coen Brothers Encyclopedia (2014)

by Lynnea Chapman King

THE LADYKILLERS (2004) DIRECTOR: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. SCREENPLAY: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, and William Rose. PRODUCERS: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Tom Jacobson, Barry Josephson, Barry Sonnenfeld; John Cameron ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Films (2014)

by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

The Ladykillers is widely recognised as the last of the major Ealing comedies and thereby acts as coda for this sequence of films. Hue and Cry (1947) is usually taken as the starting point and the other substantial landmarks include Passport to ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

by David Thomson

The Ladykillers. 2007.

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Secrets and Lies,TheBig Lebowski,The Commitments,The Elephant Man, TheGreat Escape,The Ladykillers, TheLast Emperor, TheLife of Brian, TheLost Weekend,The MaskofZorro, The Music Lovers, TheSeventh Seal, Un Chien Andalou 15 ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History (2011)

by William D. Rubinstein, Michael Jolles, Hilary L. Rubinstein

Zelig including The Ladykillers (1955), The Mouse.

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