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Summary When a handshake deal goes sour, funeral home owner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family business. Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice. Inspired by true events.

The Burial

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
74
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 34 User Ratings
6.7
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Summary When a handshake deal goes sour, funeral home owner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family business. Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice. Inspired by true events.

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Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 23 Critic Reviews
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87% Positive
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13% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 34 User Ratings
6.7
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26% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 34 User Ratings
6.7
71% Positive
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26% Mixed
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Production Company Amazon Studios, Bobby Shriver, Double Nickel Entertainment, Foxxhole Productions, Maven Screen Media
Release Date Oct 6, 2023
Duration 2 h 6 m
Rating R
Genres
Tagline Never Settle
Image Awards (NAACP)
2 Nominations
Black Reel Awards
2 Nominations
Palm Springs International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination