Bernie (2012)

A story so unbelievable it must be true.

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From 585 Ratings


In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

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  • Jack Black

    as Bernie Tiede
  • Shirley MacLaine

    as Marjorie Nugent
  • Matthew McConaughey

    as Danny Buck Davidson
  • Brady Coleman

    as Scrappy Holmes
  • Tommy G. Kendrick

    as Larry Brumley
  • Rick Dial

    as Don Leggett
  • Mona Lee Fultz

    as Cashier
  • Dale Dudley

    as Jerry
  • Grant James

    as Mr. Estes
  • Christian Stokes

    as Truck Driver
  • Richard Robichaux

    as Lloyd Hornbuckle
  • Juli Erickson

    as Mrs. Estes
  • Mika Odom

    as Community Theater Group
  • Jacqui Bloom

    as Community Theater Group
  • Veronica Orosco

    as Church Patron (uncredited)
  • Gary Teague

    as Neighborhood Onlooker (uncredited)
  • Valerie Frazee

    as Robin (uncredited)
  • Sonny Carl Davis

    as Townsperson
  • Margaret Bowman

    as Townsperson
Writing Richard Linklater Screenplay
Directing Richard Linklater Director
Editing Sandra Adair Editor
Production Beth Sepko Casting
Production Ginger Sledge Producer
Production Martin Shafer Producer
Sound Graham Reynolds Original Music Composer
Art Bruce Curtis Production Design
Production Matt Williams Producer
Production David McFadzean Producer
Production Liz Glotzer Producer
Production Celine Rattray Producer
Costume & Make-Up Kari Perkins Costume Design
Camera Dick Pope Director of Photography
Production Jack Gilardi Jr. Executive Producer
Production William T. Conway Executive Producer
Writing Skip Hollandsworth Screenplay
Production Michael Bassick Executive Producer
Production Don Fox Executive Producer
Production Dete Meserve Producer
Production Judd Payne Producer
Art Rodney Becker Art Direction
Production Sheila Steele Casting