Weekend at Bernie's is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Ted Kotcheff and written by Robert Klane. The film stars Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman as young insurance corporation employees who discover that their boss, Bernie, is dead. While attempting to convince people that Bernie is still alive, they discover that Bernie had ordered their deaths to cover up his embezzlement. It received a mixed critical response, but was a financial success, grossing over $30 million on a $15 million budget. The film's success inspired a sequel, Weekend at Bernie's II (1993).
The film is quoted and referred to in the TV series How I Met Your Mother, during which characters try to comically reenact the plot of the film.
The movie is revealed to be Rachel Green (played by Jennifer Aniston)'s secret favorite in season 4, episode 12 of the TV series Friends, titled "The One with the Embryos".