New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor (Matthew McConaughey)Award nominations: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Comedy Film
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Independent Spirit Award for Best Film
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male LeadAward details: (details at IMDb)
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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.