"The Ladykillers" quotes

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Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Writer: William Rose, Jimmy O'Connor
Production: The Rank Organization [gb], Ealing Studios
Genre: comedy, crime
Year: 1955
MetaScore: 91/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: $23,213
Released: 03 Feb 1956
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 4 nominations total

29 Clips


Professor Marcus - Alec Guinness
Claude (a.k.a. 'Major Courtney') - Cecil Parker
Louis (a.k.a. 'Mr. Harvey') - Herbert Lom
Harry (a.k.a. 'Mr. Robinson') - Peter Sellers
One-Round (a.k.a. 'Mr. Lawson') - Danny Green
The Superintendent - Jack Warner
The Old Lady - Mrs. Wilberforce - Katie Johnson
The Sergeant - Philip Stainton
The Barrow Boy - Frankie Howerd
Large Lady - Madge Brindley
Bystander - Jimmy Charters
Cab Driver - Kenneth Connor
Parcels Clerk - Harold Goodwin
Junk Man - Fred Griffiths
Miss Pringle - Lucy Griffiths
Security Van Driver - George Hilsdon
Constance - Phoebe Hodgson
Station Master - Vincent Holman
Constable - Arthur Howell
Child - Anthony John
Security Guard - Stratford Johns
Man in Street - Frederick Kelsey
Amelia - Evelyn Kerry
Second Cab Driver - Sam Kydd
Bystander - Anthony Lang
Lady Leaving Kings Cross Station - Aileen Lewis
Lettice - Edie Martin
Constable - Colin McKenzie
Detective - Jack Melford
Constable - Robert Moore
Bystander - Paul Phillips
Constable - Ewan Roberts
Radio Car Policeman - George Roderick
Nervous Man - John Rudling
Pavement Artist - Leonard Sharp
Bystander Near Fruit Barrow - George Spence
Detective at Parcels Office - Peter Williams
Policeman - Neil Wilson