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I Sell the Dead (2008)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  16 January 2009 (USA)
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A grave robber reflects on his life of crime.

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Storyline

18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy. Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse peddling business with seasoned ghoul Willie Grimes. Written by Anonymous

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Never Trust A Corpse

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Comedy | Horror

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16 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eu Vendo os Mortos  »

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$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,529 (USA) (7 August 2009)

Gross:

$7,066 (USA) (14 August 2009)
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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2.35 : 1
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Ron Perlman was sent a rough draft of the script and initially declined when asked to be in the movie after reading said rough draft. Moreover, Perlman sent notes to writer/director Glenn McQuaid on how to improve the screenplay. After the script was revised to Perlman's satisfaction, he agreed to act in the movie. See more »

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Supposedly set in the 18th century, Fanny pulls out a modern-day pocket knife. See more »

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Arthur Blake: You be careful of dreams, Fanny. They'll lead you down a garden path and into a ditch before you know it. The Fortune of War Pub? Filled with people who followed their dreams. Look what they got to.
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A goofy hoot!
18 December 2011 | by (Catskills NY, United States) – See all my reviews

I confess, I only watched this because I enjoy Ron Perlman, but I stayed with it because it is a hoot! It is neither excessively gory nor bloody, but it keeps its horror creds kinda side-wise, and kept me chuckling throughout. I find it hard to categorize this odd flick, but if you have the 90 or so minutes, give it a try - it is fun! The story line allows you to expect a bigger payoff than you get, but the actual story more than makes up for it. First you meet the apparent villain and his church appointed accuser. It rapidly becomes apparent that the real issues are not mundane but seriously supernatural!Vampires, zombies, grave robbers. The world is not as simple as you might wish. Oh MY - laugh and enjoy - it is worth the visit!


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