Filmmakers, Movie Studios Fight Over a Dead Guy

The writer and director of the 1989 corpse comedy "Weekend at Bernie's" sue for profits.
3:00 | 01/29/14

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It says he can't get money from the dead guy the director and writer of that classic comedy weekend at birdies are suing fox and -- GM in a dispute over profits. Director Ted Koch -- and writer Robert K say they've been deprived of at least hundreds of millions of dollars. And never seen any -- -- -- gotten any payments from the picture. Those of you needing a refresher the 1989 movie is about -- insurance company employees are pretending that -- murder boss is still alive. In this suit the plaintiffs describe their movie is quote one of the most hilarious and endearing goof ball comedies at the eighties. Comment on the lawsuit from Jean -- fox.

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