• I Sell the Dead (2008)

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Release Date: August 14th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 30th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Arthur Blake (Dominic Monaghan) is about to be executed by guillotine for the crime of grave robbing. But before he faces the blade, he agrees to confess to Father Duffy (Ron Perlman) in the hope that the priest might be merciful enough to spare his life. Arthur tells his life story to the priest, which begins with him stealing valuables from the deceased as a youth. But as he relates his battles with zombies, ghosts and other fiendish ghouls, his tale takes a turn for the supernatural.

Cast: Dominic Monaghan, Larry Fessenden, Angus Scrimm, Ron Perlman, Brenda Cooney, John Speredakos, Eileen Colgan, Joel Marsh Garland

Director: Glenn McQuaid

Genres: Comedy, Horror

Production Co: Glass Eye Pix

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The result is smart, gruesome and inventive enough to more than please niche genre fans who are likely to spread the word to fellow admirers of gallows humor. show more

  • A sweet, splattery bit of in-jokery; if it’s not actually a good movie, on some level you have to admire the chutzpah of a film set in 1850s Ireland but shot on Staten Island. show more

  • Genre fans will definitely get off on I Sell the Dead, but outsiders might be less enthusiastic. show more

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