Burke and Hare


Release Date: September 6, 2011 (limited)
Studio: IFC Films
Director: John Landis
Screenwriter: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft
Starring: Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Isla Fisher, Tim Curry, Tom Wilkinson, Jenny Agutter, Christopher Lee
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
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A comedic take on the true story of the 1828 Edinburgh body-snatchers William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis). These two Irish entrepreneurs discover that a dead body can fetch a hefty price when the demands of the leading medical professors Dr. Knox (Tom Wilkinson) and Dr. Monroe (Tim Curry) reach beyond that of the local supply.

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