I remember seeing a TV movie (probably in the late 80s early 90s) that ended with a man climbing into a coffin with money, the coffin closes and rolls outside and buries itself.
Anyone know the name ?
"Ray Bradbury Theater"(1985-1992 TV series)?
This sounds like episode 9 from season 3, called The Coffin. The full episode from YouTube is below.
From this site's summary:
Dan O’Herlihy is inventor Charles Braling. He has taken all his valuables out of the bank and is storing them in his home over his lawyer’s objections. His brother Elliott has stopped by to borrow a few pounds as he apparently does on a regular basis. Braling tells him he is dying, and is building his own coffin. For some reason it is 9 feet long and has a window and a tape player.
Elliott deduces that the fortune is hidden in the coffin. As he climbs in to retrieve the goodies, the lid snaps shut. Braling’s robot servants serve as pallbearers, in a well-directed scene. You don’t see much, but you do see enough to accept that these robots actually are moving the coffin, negotiating the stairs, heading into the woods, and lowering the box. The sequence is especially credible, paying off a previous scene where we saw Braling pacing off distances and noting directions — now we know it was for the ‘bots to follow to the grave-site.
Oh I'm sure this must be my favourite movie of all time, The Guy with Secret Kung Fu from 1981.
The movie indeed ends with:
A man dying as a result of entering a coffin...??
You can see the scene (and indeed the entire film) in the video below