Wealthy Max Fairbanks (Danny DeVito) wakes one night to find Kevin Caffery (Martin Lawrence) robbing his house. Max swipes Kevin’s lucky ring and claims it as his own when he reports the crime. Afraid he can’t pull off another job without his lucky charm, the thief starts an escalating war with the billionaire to get it back. John Leguizamo, Glenne Headly and Bernie Mac co-star in this hilarious adaptation of Donald Westlake’s novel.
Sam Weisman (b. 1947 in Binghamton, New York) is an American film director. He has directed the films D2: The Mighty Ducks, Bye Bye Love, George of the Jungle, The Out-of-Towners, What’s the Worst That Could Happen?, and Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Weisman is a graduate of Brandeis University’s MFA program in Acting and Directing. He earned a BA in Music History from Yale University, where he was a member of the second longest running a cappella group in the nation, The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus.
His brother is the producer David Weisman.
Sam Weisman is married to former Knots Landing actress Constance McCashin, with whom he has two children: Marguerite Weisman, an editorial assistant at Harper Collins and Daniel Weisman, a music manager, who manages Capital Cities and Wale and formerly managed of Mike Posner. —Wikipedia