Death at a Funeral Reviews

  • Death at a Funeral
    • Genre : Comedy
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 90 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Screen Gems
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      4 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • You can get away with almost anything in a farce except failing to be funny, and that's what kills "Death at a Funeral"
    by Walter Addiego [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • There are some funny people in the lead roles, but these parts also require some acting chops, and sadly, none of them are up to the task
    1.5 of 4 by Jeff Vice [Deseret News ]
  • The only death at this funeral was that of a good movie
    2 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • The movie's big, talented cast, on the other hand, knows where the laughs are, and carries the movie as far as it can go
    Review rate : B- by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News ]
  • It doesn't improve on the original, which wasn't exactly a classic despite its classic structure
    2.5 of 4 by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel ]
  • In the end, it's the audience who should be grieving
    1.5 of 5 by Bill Gibron [ ]
  • Funeral is funnier the second time around
    2.5 of 4 by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • Death at a Funeral does what a good comedy is supposed to do: generate laughter
    3 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • An impressive American cast milks its share of laughs out of this slavish remake of a British farce
    by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • A well-made farce is like a catapult
    2.5 of 4 by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune ]
  • A mixed bag, "Death at a Funeral" has moments of real wit - and moments when you envy the corpse
    2 of 4 by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times ]
  • "Death at a Funeral" manages to find most of its fun through the interaction of its game cast, who clearly had a good time working together
    3 of 4 by Mack Bates [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ]
  • "Death at a Funeral" is the movie version of karaoke
    by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times ]
  • "Death at a Funeral" is proof that a well-made screenplay is indestructible
    2.5 of 4 by Ty Burr [Boston Globe ]
  • "Death at a Funeral" is a strained, mirthless remake of a comedy that wasn't terribly funny to begin with
    by Justin Chang [Variety ]

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