I Sell the Dead Synopsis
A condemned grave robber (Dominic Monaghan) tells his tale to a priest while awaiting execution.
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Film Threat

The joy behind this film is right there in the old-time, exploitation-tinged title.
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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
The movie goes out on a high, but until then, it plays almost like the pilot for a TV series. But it would be a GOOD TV series.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
The jokes do wear thin, and the setup does too, but it’s nonetheless worth noting what a couple of crafty thieves can do with elbow grease,...
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The Hollywood Reporter

The result is smart, gruesome and inventive enough to more than please niche genre fans who are likely to spread the word to fellow...
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By Dennis Harvey
Antic horror comedy I Sell the Dead nods to the '60s Hammer heyday of fog-swirling Victorian chillers, as well as that period's penchant for...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Genre fans will definitely get off on I Sell the Dead, but outsiders might be less enthusiastic.
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Village Voice

The storytelling frame allows a genial, ain't-it-cool pile-up of occasionally antic episodes.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Low-budget, grubby and gleeful, but with a nice sense of style and apparently an endless supply of dry ice. Points deducted, though, for a...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A sweet, splattery bit of in-jokery; if it’s not actually a good movie, on some level you have to admire the chutzpah of a film set in...
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Los Angeles Times

The movie's not without charm -- the creature effects are fun and the mix of vampires, zombies (et al) is amusing. That's not enough to save...
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Quite Funny!

By dvunkannon
This film was a lot of fun! A real horror/comedy with a good script and many funny moments. The movie is told as a series of flashbacks interspersed with present time dialogue. The dialogue is...

i buy the dead

By whalewhisperer
nuff said....

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Rated NR