Killer Diller
Killer Diller (2004)

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,… More

Directed By:
Rated: PG-13
Running Time:
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 4, 2004
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon

Writer-director Tricia Brock springs a few pleasant surprises while tilling familiar ground in her promising debut feature about a guitar-playing car thief who transforms a spiritless gospel group into a kick-ass blues band.

Full review…
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

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.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I loved the music. It's a good film.

Erik Childress

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.

Full review…
David Cornelius

How rockin' can a band be when their leader is Fred Willard?

Full review…
More reviews for Killer Diller

Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Very good movie!! Yet another one of those "quirky" movies that I got a kick out of. I like alot of movies that are based around music, but this one… More
Sylvester Kuo
Predictable, but heart warming and makes you feel good inside. Stunning performance from both Scott and Black.
Leigh Ryan
The music is amazing. Funny and uplifting. Great cast who really played out their characters well. Lucas Black deserves something for his radiant… More
Mark Abell
A pretty silly send up of a group of young people who are apparently sentenced to an alternative to jail for their minor infractions. The real star of this… More