Death at a Funeral Poster

Release Date: April 16th, 2010

DVD Release Date: August 10th, 2010

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Preparing for a funeral is never pleasant, but for Aaron, it is shaping up to be the worst day of his life. Sibling rivalry, meddling family members, and a little stranger with a big secret threaten to blow the lid off the coffin when Aaron struggles to give his late father a proper memorial.

Cast: Keith David, Loretta Devine, Peter Dinklage, Ron Glass, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Martin Lawrence

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Wonderful Films, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Stable Way Entertainment, Parabolic Pictures

Distributors: Screen Gems

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The original was a little sharper, with actual satirical swipes at modern British life. The remake replaces some of that material with lazy pop-culture gags, most of them specifically African-American. show more

  • Verdict? Mixed. Loved the slapstick, winced at the toilet humor, and mourned that the female performers were given so little to do. Funeral is funnier the second time around. show more

  • But nothing taps his own particular talents to unsettle audiences with truly edgy material. Funeral gets no more edgy than a potty joke and a corpse tumbling out of a coffin. This is nothing more than juvenile slapstick. show more

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