Burke & Hare is a 2010 British black comedy film, loosely based on the Burke and Hare murders. Directed by John Landis, the film stars Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as William Burke and William Hare respectively. It was Landis's first feature film release in 12 years, the last being 1998's Susan's Plan. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 29 October 2010.
William Burke: She is an actress, not a whore.
William Hare: What's the difference?
William Hare: I thought life round here was supposed to be cheap.
Fergus: It is. But the price rockets once you're dead.
William Burke: Six years in the Army I don't get a scratch. Ten minutes as a grave robber I get shot in the ass.