Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary. Written by
A first rate comedy about a second story woman.
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Michael Nesmith from the Monkees has a cameo as the taxi driver who takes home Bobcat Golthwaits character. See more
Elizabeth Ruscio is credited twice at the end of the movie. Moments after her character is displayed with the actress' name credited in a caption, as is done with all the other major characters, Ruscio is again credited under "Also Starring," at the beginning of the rolling credits. See more
[to the man who just tried to kill her by drowning
Bernice Bernie Rhodenbarr
You ruined my life, my 'do, AND my Manilow tapes!
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Performed by The Belle Stars
Produced by Bernard Edwards
Written by The Distance
Courtesy of Stiff/MCA Records See more