Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
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When two bumbling businessmen, Larry Wilson (Andrew McCarthy) and Richard Parker (Jonathan Silverman), alert their boss, Bernie Lomax (Terry Kiser), to an expensive discrepancy in the company books, he invites them to his home on the beach with the intent to have them murdered. However when they discover that their boss has been murdered prior to their arrival, they attempt to convince people that he is still alive to avoid suspicion for his death, leading to all kinds of wacky mishaps. ~ Iotis
Jul 5, 1989 Wide
Dec 15, 1999
20th Century Fox
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There are a few jokes that hit home quite successfully, but at 98 minutes, you'll probably be looking forward to this weekend's big finale.
Hilarious goofball comedy from the late 80s.
Tasteless one-joke premise actually evokes laughs.
Weekend at Bernie?s doesn?t really work, partly because it expects a single joke, that nobody realizes Bernie?s dead, to carry the whole movie.
A film like Weekend at Bernie's should be commended for being smart enough to be so dumb.
Really funny. Also really stupid. Still, it delivers the laughs.
A classic of the dumb, hit-on-the-head comedy genre!
So terribly corny, it's irresistible!
Bizarre and campy. And what's funnier than sight gags involving dead bodies waterskiing?
Audience Reviews for Weekend at Bernie's
- Larry Wilson: He lost my sunglasses.
- Larry Wilson: Look! He even has a pool at the beach. It's heated!
- Larry Wilson: These papers are going to the beach!
- Larry Wilson: That was beautiful! Replay!
- Richard Parker: My aunt is very sick!
- Larry Wilson: WHY can't you be a lazy shit like I am?
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