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5.2
/10
206 Ratings

Weekend at Bernie's

Directed by Ted Kotcheff
United States, 1989
Adventure, Comedy

Synopsis

This late-1980s classic finds co-workers Larry and Richard spending a weekend at the beach house of their boss, Bernie, who’s secretly planning to kill the duo because they’ve uncovered an accounting error at the company.

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Weekend at Bernie's Directed by Ted Kotcheff

Critics reviews

Comparisons to Wall Street or American Psycho would be a stretch, but as a loopy, unintended parable of capitalism, the film doesn’t disappoint. Deep inside Richard and Larry’s bleak entanglement with the dark heart of the 1%, Bernie morphs into its most memorable character by default: both Mephistopheles and martyr.
July 06, 2014
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