Two young men are trying to make their way in a corporation. One on charm, the other on hard work. When they go to the president (Bernie) with a serious financial error on a printout, he pretends to be thrilled and invites them to his beach house for the weekend. He actually plans on having them killed. Bernie is also fooling around with the girlfriend of his mafia partner. When the partner has Bernie killed, the boys end up having to pretend Bernie is still alive as the frustrated hit man tries time and time again to complete the job. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
A lively comedy about a guy who isn't. [USA Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
(Bernie)'s stunt double suffered a few broken ribs during filming due to all the pitfalls and stunts of playing a dead man; most notably in the scene involving 'Bernie' being dragged around the surface of the ocean, bumping into metal floating obstacles. See more
While sitting on the sofa with Richard - around the time Larry and Richard discover he is dead, Bernie's legs are splayed. Several seconds later his legs are crossed. See more
What kind of a host invites you to his house for the weekend and dies on you?
References First Blood
VISSI D'ARTE, VISSI D'AMORE
, by Giacomo Puccini
with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester
(as Munich Radio Orchestra),
GIUSEPPE PATANE, Director
From the Album "PUCCINI ARIAS" (IMT 42167)
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