Aaron, the older son, and his wife Michelle (Regina Hall) live at his parents' home. Death at a Funeral is one of the funniest films I've seen this century, as surprising, consistent and laugh-out-loud hilarious as any movie in the past 10 years. The movie is based on a 2007 British film of the same name, both of which were written by Dean Craig. Peter Vaughan were sidelined and their talent was wasted. A dysfunctional British family gathers for the patriarch's funeral. ", Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 42% of critics have given the film a positive review, based on 137 reviews, with an average rating of 4.98/10. Gareth Milne Edward. | Director. While Aaron awkwardly tries to give his speech, Frank starts banging on the coffin, then suddenly forces it open and emerges. He knocks it over, and the body falls out of the coffin. Death at a Funeral Synopsis. When it was announced that Neil LaBute, of all people, was going to make an American version of Frank Oz’s British farce Death At A Funeral only three years after its release, folks wondered how LaBute would update the film for contemporary audiences. 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"[8], (Type "Death at a Funeral" in the search box), "First look: Soft box-office start for 'Kick-Ass,' which is vying for No. Aaron yells for everyone's attention as he delivers a moving and impromptu eulogy, saying that his father was a good man with flaws like everyone else. A funeral of a family member turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and a possible murder scene. Find out where Death at a Funeral (2007) is streaming, if Death at a Funeral (2007) is on Netflix, and get news and updates, on Decider. In the original Death at a Funeral (2007) screenplay, the character that Peter Dinklage ended up playing (named Peter) was of average height, and not written as an achondroplastic dwarf. Filming & Production Matthew Macfadyen. Jeremy Booth Mourner. But “Death at a Funeral” is a rather unlikely redo of a British comedy of manners. 2007 British comedy film. When Aaron and Ryan meet with Frank to pay him, Frank starts to deride Aaron's ability as a writer and Aaron refuses to pay. However, other great character actors e.g. Company Credits | | He wrote, "here's the best comedy since The Hangover ... a lot of Death at a Funeral is in very bad taste. Michelle tells him that she gave him what she believes is Valium to calm him down, shocking Aaron. Like Rosie Perez, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah or Christopher Walken, he has that ability to make you brighten up and take … Peter Dinklage was the only star of the British film to also appear in Looking to watch Death at a Funeral (2007)? Director (1 Credit) Jump to: Cast. The difference between these movies is not so much the time of when they were filmed, but more of a difference of where they were filmed. The film was released in the United States on April 16, 2010. Death at a Funeral 2010 R 1h 32m Comedies When a Los Angeles family's patriarch dies, his dutiful eldest son plans the funeral -- which becomes a fiasco thanks to a colorful cast of attendees. Death At A Funeral British Version Cast distributie energie oltenia sa contact diurna soferi transport international 2017 dispozitiv de ridicat bolnavi distanta baia mare sibiu distanta baile herculane cascada bigar distanta sibiu castelul de lut valea zanelor divort cu copil minor in strainatate distanta timisoara cascada bigar To top it all off, a mysterious stranger wants a word with Aaron. Death at a Funeral is a 2010 American black comedy film directed by Neil LaBute with a screenplay by Dean Craig. Except me that is. The pictures fall out of Frank's pocket, while Cynthia sees the pictures and screams at Frank, attacking him. Every funeral has an uninvited guest, often a mislaid spouse, angry creditor, police detective or child not recorded in the family Bible. Goofy burial digs up family secrets; not for kids. He then became the only actor to reprise his role (with the name of Frank) in this remake. 24 Hour Party People (Michael Winterbottom, 2002) Death at a Funeral (2010) Full Cast & Crew. Previous Cast Members More Cast Members. Jeff later reveals to Elaine that it is a powerful hallucinogenic drug he has concocted for a friend. Frank turns violent, but Aaron and Ryan subdue him, tying him up to prevent him from leaving. When Jeff and Norman, who are supposed to be watching Frank, get distracted by Uncle Russell (Danny Glover), Frank releases himself from his bonds and is knocked unconscious upon falling over and hitting his head on a table. The character was changed for him after he auditioned and was cast. Death at a Funeral is a 2010 American black comedy film directed by Neil LaBute with a screenplay by Dean Craig. Critics Consensus: Death At A Funeral is a rousing British farce, with enough slapstick silliness to overcome its faults. | Would moviegoers in the Obama era be able to relate to a relic of George W. Bush’s second term? Amazon.com: Death at a Funeral (2007) (WS/FS/DVD): Jane Asher, Ewen Bremner, Peter Dinklage, Daisy Donovan, Peter Egan, Rupert Graves, Keeley Hawes, Matthew Macfadyen, Kris Marshall, Andy Nyman, Alan Tudyk, Peter Vaughan, Thomas Wheatley, Frank Oz, Dean Craig: Movies & TV With Aaron, Ryan, Jeff and Norman believing that Frank is dead, they plan to put him in the coffin. Cast & Crew. ... Jane. It is a remake of the 2007 British film of the same name that Craig wrote. 16+ COMMON SENSE. Aaron and Michelle are finally alone when Aaron asks where Uncle Russell is. The only real change is that a British farce, taking place at a chaotic funeral in an upper-middle-class house, now has a largely black cast and been transported to a Los Angeles suburb. A funeral service is held for the father of Aaron (Chris Rock) and Ryan (Martin Lawrence). 14. Phil BrayMartin Lawrence, Peter Dinklage, Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock star in "Death at a Funeral. In 2007 talented director Frank Oz (and voice of Fozzy Bear) released a brilliantly funny British farce called Death at a Funeral in America. Aaron is approached by an unknown guest named Frank (Peter Dinklage), who reveals himself to be the secret lover of his late father. [7], Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film ​3.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;padding:0;position:absolute;width:1px;white-space:nowrap} 1⁄2 out of 4 stars, believing it was better than the original. ""Death at a Funeral," a screwball British comedy with a … Directed by Frank Oz. To ease Oscar's nerves, she gives him a pill from a bottle labeled as Valium. That's when I laughed the most. Andy Nyman. With everyone back inside, they continue the eulogy. This funeral has Peter Dinklage (as Peter), who is becoming my favorite go-to actor for any movie that needs someone to go to. Aaron and Michelle have been trying to buy their own home and have children but have been unsuccessful. Cue epic sibling rivalry, accidental acid tripping, dwarf secret gay lovers, nudity, blackmail and caskets being knocked over. Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. While in shock, Aaron relays the situation to Ryan, who suggests Aaron to pay the money because Ryan claims that he is in debt. D eath at a Funeral, in which a fine British cast is wasted on feeble material, is directed by Frank Oz in less than wizardly formi. Trivia. Official Sites Frank shows Aaron photos as proof and threatens to reveal them to Aaron and Ryan's mother Cynthia (Loretta Devine) unless he is paid $30,000. The original version was filmed by British actors in 2007, whereas the second version was filmed in the United States in 2010. A dignified send-off for a loved one erupts into uproarious chaos when romance, jealousy, in-laws, hallucinogens, dark secrets, life-long yearnings and a spot of bold blackmail all collide grave-side in the irreverent British comedy DEATH AT A FUNERAL. The film features an ensemble cast including Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Danny Glover, Regina Hall, Peter Dinklage, James Marsden, Tracy Morgan, Loretta Devine, Zoë Saldaña, Columbus Short, Luke Wilson, Keith David, Ron Glass and Kevin Hart; … Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification. Release Dates No one saw it. 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