Like its predecessor, WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S II is a one-joke film, extracting all its laughs from the basic device of having two hapless innocents drag a corpse around for 90 minutes. In the first film, fledgling insurance drones Larry Wilson (Andrew McCarthy) and Richard Parker (Jonathan
Silverman) discover a $2 million discrepancy in the company's books--evidence, they realize, of embezzlement. As a reward for their diligence, their boss, Bernie Lomax (Terry Kiser), invites them to his beach house for the weekend. Before they arrive, though, Bernie--who is, in fact, the
embezzler--arranges for the mob to dispose of Larry and Richard. But the mob sends a hit man ove...