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Bernie
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6.8 IMDB rating
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Jack Black Jack Black
Bernie Tiede
Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine
Marjorie Nugent
Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey
Danny Buck
Brady Coleman Brady Coleman
Scrappy Holmes
Richard Robichaux Richard Robichaux
Lloyd Hornbuckle
Rick Dial Rick Dial
Don Leggett
Brandon Smith Brandon Smith
Sheriff Huckabee
Larry Jack Dotson Larry Jack Dotson
Rev. Woodard


Written by
Skip Hollandsworth Skip Hollandsworth
Richard Linklater Richard Linklater
(screenplay)


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Bernie

6 years, 7 months ago at Dec 18 20:09
3 votes
I wasn’t expecting much out of Bernie. I’d lost my taste for Jack Black right around the time I got into the upper levels of high school. But I wasn’t just pleasantly surprised, Bernie gave me a revelatory performance by Black, a deliciously twisted and dark comedic film filled with grotesque small-town denizens who wouldn’t seem out of place in a Southern Gothic short story from Faulkner ... read more

Black Comedy Gold.

4 years, 10 months ago at Sep 11 22:29
2 votes
An extremely underrated comedy movie for obvious reasons, Jack black in a leading role tells us pretty much everything we need to know, he haven't been in a decent movie since forever, but this movie proves that you shouldn't judge jack black by his previous work, because his performance in this movie is something you haven't seen before.

Based on true events, it's tells the story o... read more

A good movie

1 year, 11 months ago at Aug 17 8:03
2 votes
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this movie but since I have a weak spot for Richard Linklater’s work, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, to be honest, I don’t think it is was really a great story after all but Richard Linklater sure made the most of it and delivered something quite entertaining. His first masterstroke was too focus so much on the people living in this small to... read more
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Description: Director Richard Linklater teams with writer Skip Hollandsworth for this darkly comic docudrama detailing the unusual friendship between a likable Texas mortician and a wealthy but reviled widow, and the shocking crime that followed. Synopsis by Jason Buchanan Read more at [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 22 June 2012
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A good movie

“I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this movie but since I have a weak spot for Richard Linklater’s work, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, to be honest, I don’t think it is was really a great story after all but Richard Linklater sure made the most of it and delivered something quite entertaining. His first masterstroke was too focus so much on the people living in this small town in Texas. In fact, some actual residents of Carthage who knew the real Bernie Tiede and Marjorie Nugent appeared in the film providing commentary on the events and their commentary was just pure comedic gold. And, of course, I was also really amazed by Jack Black who gave here easily his best performance so far. Indeed, Black always seemed to be a one-trick pony but, here, he completey disappea” read more

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“An extremely underrated comedy movie for obvious reasons, Jack black in a leading role tells us pretty much everything we need to know, he haven't bee”

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“An extremely underrated comedy movie for obvious reasons, Jack black in a leading role tells us pretty much everything we need to know, he haven't bee”

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“I wasn’t expecting much out of Bernie. I’d lost my taste for Jack Black right around the time I got into the upper levels of high school. But I wa”

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