Running Time: 1 hr. 31 min.
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Comedy connoisseur John Landis (ANIMAL HOUSE, TRADING PLACES) directs this darkly comic film set in 19th-century Edinburgh. Selling cadavers to... Comedy connoisseur John Landis directs this darkly comic film set in 19th-century Edinburgh. Selling cadavers to medical schools was big business in the 1800s, and Burke and Hare think that they can make their fortunes in the industry. The only problem is that there aren't any dead bodies to be found
Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis play William Burke and William Hare, Irish immigrants to Edinburgh who turn to body-snatching when other enterprises dry up. As the presence of two such likeable actors might suggest, Burke and Hare arenâ™t the villains here, just hapless...