Death at a Funeral Synopsis
Family members (Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence) learn a shocking secret about their late patriarch.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I laughed all the way through, in fact. This is the best comedy since "The Hangover," and although it's almost a scene-by-scene remake of a...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Reveling in mess and homegrown multiracial mayhem, Death at a Funeral finds a new lease on life.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Death at a Funeral does what a good comedy is supposed to do: generate laughter. The humor gradient is lopsided - the second half, which...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Verdict? Mixed. Loved the slapstick, winced at the toilet humor, and mourned that the female performers were given so little to do. Funeral...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The new version is completely unnecessary and sloppier than it should be. It’s also still funny, partly thanks to smart casting in a few...
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55

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The original was a little sharper, with actual satirical swipes at modern British life. The remake replaces some of that material with lazy...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
But nothing taps his own particular talents to unsettle audiences with truly edgy material. Funeral gets no more edgy than a potty joke and...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The only death at this funeral was that of a good movie.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
You must really love a movie if you decide to remake it just three years after its release. But unless you also intend to improve upon the...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
You can get away with almost anything in a farce except failing to be funny, and that's what kills Death at a Funeral.
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truly surprised

By pedrogeorge
After reviewing previews online before the movie, we (six of us) were almost sorry we had purchased tickets online ahead of time. Since we had the tickets, we went and are so glad that we did. We...

Five Word Review

By Kilbaneisking
Funniest Funeral you'll ever see...

Five Word Review

By oldsaltydog
you will pee your pants...

Would have said NO if it wasn't for.....

By LTMF 2
James Marsden and Zoe Saldana's storyline and acting. He was really hilarious,and I'd never seen that before. I totally forgot that he wasn't really high or whatever. She was so real at being...

Laughed so much more at preview scenes

By birac
Wow, I thought this was going to be a big kick-off for summer movies. Wrong. Mildly entertaining. Very mundane in the comedy department considering what huge talent was available. Favorites were...

who came out with this?

By CINELAZARO
I couldn't believe it,when i saw the preview for this movie,Isn't just like 3 years when we saw this movie,very funny by the way?and now we needed a black version? and they even using the same...

Death at a Funeral review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...

FUNNY AS HELL XD!

By drjohn8
Four words.... CAN YOU SAY "SEQUEL"?...

Surprisingly Good

By the_ordinary_critic
Coming into this movie I already had "copy cat" assumptions - I saw the previous release with English actors, which was absolutely hilarious and poignant...it's even the same actor playing the...

C'mon!!!!!

By cool247/365
im not racist, im still gonna see this movie, but the british one was the best, it was hilarious, and to me, they just did a black version of this movie, again, im not racist. (they ghettofied it)...

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Rated R | For for language, drug content and some sexual humor.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Over-the-top funeral comedy digs into sex and potty humor.
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