What do you mean, you see dead people in my cellar?
The Coen brothers remake a 1955 classic of the British comedy crime genre, with mixed results. They switch the action from London to the US south, where a smarmy crook takes lodgings near a riverboat casino, with the intention of robbing it. He and his crew are soon busy building a tunnel from the basement of the house to the casino's vault, but they hit a problem with their landlady finds out what they are up to. When bribing her doesn't work, they decide that they'll just have to kill her...|
104 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language)
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Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons, Tzi Ma, Ryan Hurst
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
|Screenplay||Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, from the original screenplay by William Rose|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||Touchstone Pictures, Jacobson Company|
|South African Media|
|Cape ArgusDerek Wilson||10|
|Cape TimesManohla Dargis||5|
|The StarDiane de Beer||12|
|Die BurgerGabriël Botma||10|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|Sunday TimesDamon Boyd||5|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Paul Isaacs||8|
|Box Office (USA)Jon Alon Walz||5|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli||18|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert||13|
|Average .. 50%||10|
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