The Burial (Prime Video)

  • Release Date: October 6, 2023 (limited)
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama

  • Director: Maggie Betts
  • Producer(s): Jamie Foxx, Trudie Styler, Celine Rattray, Jenette Kahn, Adam Richman, Datari Turner, Bobby Shriver
  • Writer(s): Doug Wright, Maggie Betts
  • Studio: Amazon Studios
  • Length: 2h 06m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 90% Audience Score 85%


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 in this inspirational, triumphant story.

Inspired by true events, and based on the New Yorker article by Jonathan Harr.


Tommy Lee Jones, Jamie Foxx, Jurnee Smollett, Mamoudou Athie, Pamela Reed, Bill Camp, Alan Ruck
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