Killer Diller
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Killer Diller
Arrested for violating his parole, guitar playing car thief Wesley Benfield (William Lee Scott, The Butterfly Effect, Identity) is sentenced to a halfway house in the middle of the Bible belt. Ned Sears (Fred Willard), who runs the house, is an eccentric zealot currently forming his own hymn playing band and recruits young felons based on their musical talents. Wesley and the motley assembly of lawbreakers are confined and condemned to playing "church music" to retirees and grade schoolers. Then Wesley meets Vernon (Lucas Black, Sling Blade, All the Pretty Horses, Cold Mountain), an… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I loved the music. It's a good film."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Folks looking for unchallenging, uninspired easy-to-swallow 90 minutes of entertainment may find it here. Personally, I'd rather put on the soundtrack to Blues Brothers 2000."
‑ Erik Childress,
"How rockin' can a band be when their leader is Fred Willard?"
‑ David Cornelius,
"This story of a vaguely Elvis-esque troublemaker who transforms the misfit gospel choir at a Baptist halfway house into a rockin' blues band could probably be screened at a real Baptist halfway house without controversy."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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