Assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede (Jack Black) is one of the most-beloved residents in the small Texas town of Carthage. Sunday-school teacher, choir member and creator of spectacular funerals, Bernie is a friend to everyone, including Marjorie Nugent (Shirley MacLaine), a rich but nasty widow whom no one else likes. When Marjorie is found shot to death and stuffed in a freezer, Bernie is charged with the murder, and concerned Carthage citizens immediately spring to his defense.
PG-13 — Some Violent Images, Brief Strong Language
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Jack Black — Nominated for Golden Globe for Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, 2011
Mandalay Vision, Wind Dancer Films
Bernie cast and crew
Richard Robichaux‘Lloyd Hornbuckler’
Juli Erickson‘Mrs. Estes’
Jack Black‘Bernie Tiede’
Shirley MacLaine‘Marjorie Nugent’
Larry Jack Dotson‘Reverend Woodard’
Sonny Carl Davis‘Lonnie’
Brandon Smith‘Sheriff Huckabee’
Brady Coleman‘Scrappy Holmes’
Matthew McConaughey‘Danny Buck’
Rick Dial‘Don Leggett’
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