Overall Rank: 1584
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 111
Theatrical Release Date: 08/16/2007
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/26/2008
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Oz
Actors: Matthew Macfadyen, Rupert Graves, Alan Tudyk, Daisy Donovan, Kris Marshall, Ewen Bremner
Plot: A man creates chaos when he tries exposes a dark secret regarding a recently deceased man from a wacko British family.
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Azerafel - wrote on 01/05/2014
I'm always up for a little dysfunction, and this film delivered. Finding out awkward family secrets is bad enough, but to learn of them during said family member's funeral is infinitely worse. There are some memorable scenes - the tussle in the study with Peter Dinklage and Alan Tudyk tripping out are absolute screams, both of which must be seen to be believed. Loved it, and would recommend over the American remake any day.
SIngli6 - wrote on 01/30/2012
Very well written, but exceptionally unfunny.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/09/2011
The previews were more funnier then the actual movie
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MovieAddict - wrote on 04/26/2012
I’d recommend this film for those who like their comedy a bit on the black side. This is the kind of humor the Brits do so well - intelligent, expertly delivered dialog and action that can make even the most unlikely situations hilarious.
The father of an upper class British family has died and son Daniel (Matthew MacFadyen) and his wife Jane (Keeley Hawes) have agreed to host the funeral and give his dearly departed father a dignified send off. After the mortuary first delivers the wrong corpse the tone is set for all the wrong things to happen. While he waits for the right body to show up, he also has to make sure all the guests show up so the service will be flawless. Naturally, the result is anything but, for a number of reasons: firstly, there's that problem with the eulogy, …
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