Burglar Poster

Release Date: 1987

DVD Release Date: March 30th, 1999

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Bookstore owner and burglar Bernie (Whoopi Goldberg) is being blackmailed by corrupt cop Ray (G.W. Bailey), forcing her into her most ambitious job yet: a jewelry store heist she's woefully under prepared for. Things head south quickly when a murder occurs and Bernie is framed for the death. Now Bernie and her manic sidekick, Carl (Bob Goldthwait), have to clear Bernie's name so she can get back to her normal routine of selling books and stealing.

Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, Lesley Ann Warren, James Handy, Anne De Salvo, John Goodman

Director: Hugh Wilson

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Keywords: Murder, Playful, Amusing, Rivalry, Investigation, Underdog, Madcap, 1980s