Burke and Hare (2010)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 9, 2011 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - R
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The infamous 19th century tale of two grave robbers (Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis) working for the Edinburgh Medical College is adapted for comedic purposes with this John Landis-helmed production. Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft (St. Trinian's) penned the black comedy, which follows true-life grave-digging murderers William Burke and William Hare as they do their damning deeds in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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accomplice [criminal], corpse, graverobber