Funeral Kings
Funeral Kings (2012)

It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 16, 2012
DVD Release Date: February 26, 2013
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

A surprisingly sweet story about a pair of Rhode Island Catholic schoolboys, played with knockabout charm by Alex Maizus and Dylan Hartigan.

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Eric D. Snider

Of all the coming-of-age films set among adolescents at Catholic schools, this is one of the most heartfelt and charming, not to mention one of the most realistically vulgar.

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Drew McWeeny

Funeral Kings is confident and controlled and, with an unabashed vulgarity underscoring everything, about as pure a piece of movie memory as I can name.

Ian Buckwalter

That headlong hormonal rush toward what boys perceive as the benefits of adulthood is what the brothers McManus capture here with candor and occasional hilarity.

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Mike Scott

It hits on several intriguing ideas, but none are fully developed in what ends up being an aimless, scattered exercise.

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Scott Weinberg

One of the funniest movies about selfish, vulgar, horny 14-year-olds in quite some time.

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John Anderson

A raggedy but refreshing yarn about the near-terminal condition known as male adolescence.

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Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

The plot's head-fakes are a little bit frustrating, but 'Funeral Kings' compensates with moment-to-moment cleverness and a slew of wonderfully specific little details

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
It's a funny adolescent film. The boys in the movie are really good in this. The two boys, Charlie and Andy take the job as altar boys at their school so… More