Weekend at Bernie's poster


Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets killed and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe he's still alive. The killer wants to do his job so

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 1989-07-05

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $6.5m

Revenue $30m


TMDB 6.4


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "A hilarious movie, definitely a lot of fun to watch!"

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lisa_ohazurike shared a tip "Hilarious :)"

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kathrine_smith shared a tip "Loved watching this with my kids😂"

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katrice_masters shared a tip "We watched this movie constantly as a kid classic comedy"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "🙌"

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joshua_chit_tun shared a tip "This film was recommended to me, I am not familiar, but to say the least curious, the premise intriguing enough."

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maria_rankin shared a tip "Classic"

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rene_pocha shared a tip "This movie made me laugh so hard! Great acting in this movie."

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GraceFenati shared a tip "My favorite movie"

sally_huntley shared a tip "Slapstick all the way to the last scene! And no buggers, farts or barfing. What could be better?"

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kimberly_simmons shared a tip "Great fun."

brenda_wilson_3207 shared a tip "Really stupid. Relatively fun. If you need something mindless this might be it. "

danielle_larson_7326 shared a tip "A hilarious classic!"

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carrie_rhodes shared a tip "So funny"

robert_parrilla shared a tip "This movie always cracked me up very funny"

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mary_leslie shared a tip "I have never laughed so much while watching a film. Best dark humor in the book."

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thera_rhodes shared a tip "One of my most favorite movies! Both one and two are great!"

patricia_taylor_2143 shared a tip "An 80’s OTT cult comedy classic."

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des_darrough shared a tip "Classic comedy about a dead guy. This will still be funny in 100 years from now."

1985Inc shared a tip "Too damn good. Love the sequel, too. Bernie's dance walk is the best. Ever."

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whos_that_maven shared a tip "#FridayNightMovie best of the 90s comedies."

adam_pudliner shared a tip "It's a good classic, just silly fun. And if you like it, I think there are two more."

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karlton_sims shared a tip "A cult classic movie. Inspired many pop culture references from shows to dances."

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karen_pineau shared a tip "Love comedies"

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kyamarie shared a tip "very funny movie"

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