Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.
Two employees who discover their boss Bernie to be dead attempt to convince people that he is still alive. It was directed by Ted Kotcheff.
It was inspired by a low budget Hindi movie from 1983 called Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro. The movie's success spawned the sequel Weekend at Bernie's II.