Annika Løchte Taylor
over 5 years
Typical, cute 80's humor, but I mainly finished it to understand references in tv-shows.
Weekend at Bernie's is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Ted Kotcheff. A comedy starring Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman features the two as a couple of young insurance agency employees who discover their boss is deceased. Believing that they are responsible for his death and that a hitman won't kill them if Bernie is around, they attempt to convince people that he is still alive.
Though the film was not a blockbuster, it was still a cultural icon as well as a financial success, grossing $70 million worldwide at the box office, and was profitable on home video. It spawned a sequel in 1993, Weekend at Bernie's II.
Larry Wilson (Andrew McCarthy) and Richard Parker (Jonathan Silverman) are two low-level employees at an insurance agency who uncover a $2 million fraud involving multiple life insurance policies that were issued after the death of the insured. Taking their findings to their boss Bernie Lomax (Terry Kiser), they are commended for discovering insurance fraud and...