Burke & Hare 2011
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson|
|Supporting actors||Michael Smiley, Tim Curry, Paul Davis, Christian Brassington, Gabrielle Downey, Stuart McQuarrie, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Mike Goodenough, Jessica Hynes, Robert Fyfe, Robert Willox, David Schofield, David Hayman, Christopher Lee, Ronnie Corbett, Ciaron Kelly, Reece Shearsmith|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
In contrast, I enjoyed the love story brewing between Simon Pegg's William Burke and Isla Fisher's Ginny Hawkins.
The sex scenes mean that this is unsuitable for children, but the characters don't have enough depth to generate the tension necessary to grip and adult.
This B&H gets points for effort and dark humor, but it's ultimately neither a great comedy nor scare, just a mildly creepy almost-there.
A macabre, darkly humorous tale directed by the long-dormant John Landis and starring Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis and Isla Fisher, with deft (daft? Read morePublished 4 months ago by Polo Grande
Having really enjoyed Paul The Movie, I found this mildly disappointing.
The plot is that the titular Burke and Hare are down on their luck in 19th century Edinburgh,... Read more
It’s understandable the division of opinion on this one.. black comedy of this nature is an acquired taste, and tonally, this is an odd mixture. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mr. Stephen Kennedy
I'm a fan of good British black comedy, and this definitely hit the mark.
I loved and identified with Simon Pegg's character - William Burke - and his undying... Read more
I was gently convinced to watch "Burke & Hare" after my husband raved about Simon Pegg's and Andy Serkis's performance as the duo of Burke and Hare in the aptly named film. Read morePublished 11 months ago by marriedutopianstriver
it was a great movie would recommend it well worth checking out its sorta British so the comedy is kinda dry but still funnyPublished 15 months ago by jake
Funny movie. Simon Pegg is comedy gold.
Humor is a bit dark for some, but if you are familiar with Edinburgh and its history than you'll get a kick out of this movie.
Bought this for my boyfriend as he is a huge Simon Peg fan. He couldnt be happier to add this to his collectionPublished 17 months ago by Laurie Lee
The film begins with the claim that it is a true story with the caveat, "Except for the parts that are not," which I believe refers to one line in the movie where a character... Read morePublished 18 months ago by JeremiahA