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Bernie (Jack Black) is a young Assistant Funeral Director who befriends a cranky old widow (Shirley MacLaine). When their relationship turns sour, so does the comedy in this script based on a true story.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for some violent images and brief strong language.
Theatrical Release April 26, 2012
Director Richard Linklater
Cast Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey
Run Time 99
2012 Millennium Entertainment Official Movie Website

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Why is Bernie rated PG-13?

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