Burke and Hare (2010)

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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.

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A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school. (source: imdb.com)


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Full cast list for the movie Burke and Hare.

Doctor Robert Knox

Michael Smiley

Doctor Monro

Paul Davis

Gabrielle Downey
Mad Maggie


William Burke

William Hare

Mike Goodenough
Aggrieved Customer

Old Donald

Roger Wilcox
Gravediggers' Bouncer

Danny McTavish

Old Joseph

Captain Tam McLintoch

Ciaron Kelly
Private Fox

Sergeant Mackenzie


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List of Burke and Hare quotes.

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.


Trailer for the movie Burke and Hare.
Burke and Hare (2010) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date29 October 2010
TaglineNo Job Too Small. No Body Too Big. No Questions Asked.
GenreComedy, Thriller
Filming LocationsDashwood Mausoleum, West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Sound MixDolby Digital

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