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The Ladykillers

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
United Kingdom, 1955
Comedy, Crime


A gang planning a ‘job’ find themselves living with a little old lady, who thinks they are musicians. When the gang set out to kill Mrs Wilberforce, they run into one problem after another, and they get what they deserve.

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The Ladykillers Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Writing, Best Screenplay - Original

BAFTA Awards

1956 | 2 wins including: Best British Actress

1956 | 2 nominations including: Best British Film

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