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Burglar (1987)

R
103 min | Comedy, Crime

Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one...See moreBernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary. Written by Afterburner See less
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Lawrence Block (novels) | Jeph Loeb (screenplay) (as Joseph Loeb III) | Matthew Weisman (screenplay) | Hugh Wilson (screenplay)
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$ 4,509,754
Gross (USA)
$ 16,337,355
Gross (World)
$ 16,337,355
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Mar 20, 1987 (United States)

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Whoopi Goldberg
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Bobcat Goldthwait
Carl Hefler Carl Hefler   See fewer
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Ray Kirschman Ray Kirschman   See fewer
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5.1 / 10 | 3,708 votes