Parents' Guide to

Death at a Funeral

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Goofy burial digs up family secrets; not for kids.

Movie R 2007 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+


I saw this year's ago when it first came out, so happy to watch it again. Great cast and acting! This is an awesome film, very, very funny! All these old time actors, in such a great film. I laughed so hard, I cried. Definitely recommend for adults to watch! Hilarious!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 11+


An utterly excellent comedy that is my contender for third-best comdey ever, under 1st place:Bruno, and second:Borat. Don't watch the american one though. American humour has never been more idiotic.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (8):

With so many eccentrics in attendance, each one loaded to the gills with quirks, Death at a Funeral is an embarrassment of comedic riches -- but it could have benefited from some editing. The laughter literally never ends, even when it's forced. The scatological bits, though reliably laugh-getting, seem grossly out of place and, worse, unnecessary. If Oz had cut an oddball character or two and a few extra gags, he'd have had a classic. That said, near the end -- when yet another twist is thrown in for good measure -- even resistant moviegoers will be pummeled into submission. You can't help but laugh, and out loud.

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