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"Bernie may be dead, but he's still the life of the party!"
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Weekend at Bernie’s is a comedic film that about two young men who discover that their boss has passed away. The two men believe that they are the reason their boss died and so they try to fool others into thinking that he is alive. Bernie, the boss, committed insurance fraud and he originally sent a hit man to kill his two employees. The hit man messes up and kills Bernie himself. Larry and Richard, the two employees, have no idea that their boss is behind the fraud. When Larry and Richard first discover Bernie’s dead body, they want to call the police. Unfortunately, Bernie has a party at his house planned for that weekend and guests arrive before Larry and Richard can call 911. Taken by surprise, the two men decide to pretend that Bernie is alive so that nobody will be suspicious of them.

Larry and Richard disguise Bernie’s corpse with sunglasses and the party guests all fall for it. Richard begins to feel as if the plan is stupid and will backfire but then Gwen, the woman that he is in love with, arrives to the party. Richard begins to participate in the cover-up in an attempt to not scare Gwen away.

Larry then decides to place Bernie’s corpse in various different positions to keep the illusion that he is alive, alive. Richard is against this. The two men then decide to sneak off from the party but someone is the process they lose Bernie’s corpse.

Throughout all this, the mafia still comes after the men. Gwen finally begins to suspect that something is up so she confronts Richard. While Richard is trying to explain himself, a mafia hit man arrives at the house and tries to kill them. They subdue the man and the police finally arrive, where Larry and Richard spill the beans about what they have been up too.

Weekend at Bernie's is an Comedy movie that was released in 1989 and has a run time of 1 hr 37 min. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 32.

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PG-13
| 1989 | 1 hr 37 min | 6.4/10 | 32/100
Cast
Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart, Terry Kiser
Studio
Gladden Entertainment
Director
Ted Kotcheff
Produced By
Victor Drai
Language
English
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