When locally beloved Texas funeral director Bernie (Jack Black) befriends a much older, wealthy widow (Shirley MacLaine), nary a suspicious eyebrow is raised when she makes him the chief beneficiary in her will. His upstanding reputation proves to be the perfect cover for murdering her and then using his unique skill set to convince the unsuspecting that she's still alive. Writer/director Richard Linklater's dark farce, based on a true story, co-stars Matthew McConaughey, Rick Dial. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; deleted scenes; featurettes; bonus digital copy.
- Richard Linklater
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux, Rick Dial, Brandon Smith, Larry Dotson, Merrilee Mccommas, Matthew Greer, Rip Torn
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- Blu-ray Widescreen