The Ladykillers

  • 1955
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Crime

The last of the comedies produced by the Ealing Studios, and one of the finest, with a supremely dark tone which makes a climactic series of murders as hilarious as they are grotesque. THE LADYKILLERS pits an implacably dotty landlady (Katie Johnson) against a criminal gang which includes Alec Guinness, as a "mastermind" with hideous teeth; Cecil Parker,...read more

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The Ladykillers - Official Trailer
02:34 — Droll farce stars Alec Guinness as a would-be criminal mastermind Professor Marcus. When Marcus's grand plan to pull off a train heist leads him to a (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The last of the comedies produced by the Ealing Studios, and one of the finest, with a supremely dark tone which makes a climactic series of murders as hilarious as they are grotesque. THE LADYKILLERS pits an implacably dotty landlady (Katie Johnson) agai… (more)

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