Movies like Weekend at Bernie's

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Weekend at Bernie's
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot 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 when he is informed that the stiff is still alive he's got to shoot him again, and again, and again.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic, dark humor, absurd, ridiculous, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, farce, murder, death, comedy of errors, buddies, dumb, cons and scams, hitman, life & death, chase, mentor, crimes, catastrophe, deadly, creativity, stupidity, dishonesty, beach, boss, partners, disorder, destiny, friends, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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France, Mexico, Malta
91 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, disorder, mentor, lone hero and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Weekend at Bernie's: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), The Crew (2000), 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997), Screwed (2000), We're No Angels (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Weekend at Bernie's II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, voodoo, chase, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, buddies, lame, odd couple, cons and scams, zombie, life & death ...
Time: 90s
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria
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The Crew
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, cons and scams, farce, mafia, parody, hitman, crime, crimes, hotel, dishonesty, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new jersey, usa
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    User:   29%
 
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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, murder, hitman, mafia, gangster, comedy of errors, airport, unlikely partners, crime, crime gone awry, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, new jersey, san diego california
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Screwed
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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We're No Angels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, boston, washington d.c.
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Ruthless People
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, not serious, funny ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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    User:   27%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Loaded Weapon 1
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
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Dumb and Dumber To
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: humorous, road movie, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, rhode island
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    User:   28%
 
Lucky Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach
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Country: USA
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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    User:   31%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, getting home, dog, cons and scams, family life, disorder, twists & turns, babies and infants, mentor, self discovery, stupidity, animal life ...
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Safe Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: heist, farce, mistaken identity, crime, gangsters, comedy of errors, safecracker, gangster, jewish, buddies, hidden identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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    User:   21%
 
The Jerky Boys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   22%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, tricky ...
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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Story: After settling in the tiny Australian town of Walkabout Creek with his significant other and his young son, Mick "Crocodile" Dundee is thrown for a loop when a prestigious Los Angeles newspaper offers his honey a job. The family migrates ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, boat, fish, buddies, on the road, odd couple, chase, hotel, nothing goes right, crimes, dumb, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, amateur detective, death, buddies, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mentor, brothers, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: funny, humorous, road movie, absurd, light ...
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    User:   23%
 
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Burglar
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Delta Farce
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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