Overall Rank: 9840
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 25
Theatrical Release Date: 09/11/2011
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/20/2011
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Landis
Actors: Isla Fisher, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee, Tom Wilkinson
Plot: A pair of eccentric 19th-century grave robbers finds a great new career by providing cadavers to a medical school. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 07/08/2015
It''s a real damn same that a director like John Landis can make a pretty terrible comedy like this, I mean I didn't laugh once during the movie and I didn't really enjoy it that much.
GJ81 - wrote on 11/05/2010
It's incredibly sad to see a film-maker with a handful of classic movies to his name, really mess up his reputation. John Landis has made a movie about corpses, and sadly this film is the ugliest one of all. A talented cast completely wasted and ridiculed by a terrible terrible script, full of 'Carry On...' style slapstick that rightfully grew tired 30 years ago. Struggling with accents and lazy direction, every scene fizzles out, gag after gag landing with a rotten thud. The less said about the plot the better. I can wholeheartedly guarantee that at the end of this decade, Burke and Hare will be in my 10 worst film of...list. Just awful.
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