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The Ladykillers


Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers View All


Alexander Mackendrick (Director), William Rose (Screenplay), Jimmy O'Connor (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 8th, 1955
Runtime: 1 hour, 31 minutes
A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's mastermind, Professor Marcus, tells her a cover story that they are members of an amateur string quintet and would like to use the rooms to hone their musical skills. In reality, they're plotting to rob an armored bank van and plan to use Mrs. Wilberforce's naiveté and her...
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Citizen Rules
He was funny, but the best part was when all the other little old ladies came to tea which put a monkey wrench into the would-be robbers plans.