Rent The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada on DVD

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

2005 Rated R 2hr 1m

Tommy Lee Jones stars in and directs this dark drama set on the Texas-Mexico border. After accidentally killing a man, heartless border patrol officer Mike (Barry Pepper) quickly buries the body in an unmarked grave. But ranch foreman Pete Perkins (Jones) learns of his friend's death, kidnaps Mike and drags him on a harrowing journey to Mexico to bury the man in his hometown. Julio Cesar Cedillo, January Jones and Dwight Yoakam co-star.

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Movie Details

2006 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Supporting Male nominee: Barry Pepper
  • Best Feature nominee
Language, violence and sexuality
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1, Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.