PG-13 | | Comedy
Rich, old uncle Joe is surrounded by relatives waiting/hoping for him to die while trying to look good and backstabbing the competition. What should he do?
One of a lot of collaborations of Producer Brian Grazer with Screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.
Carl... Carl, what happened? Is he...?
Carl: Massive coronary. He died instantly.
Patti: Really? You mean just...?
Carl: And he left everything to you, sis.
Carl: No, it wasn't even him. It was Dr. Hemmel.
Ed: You son of a bitch.
Carl: Ooh, you really wish it was the old man ...
In the long shot of the bowling lanes they appear to be natural wood but in the close-ups, they are synthetic.
The movie opens with a lengthy black and white sequence of Jimmy Durante performing "Inka Dinka Doo" from the 1944 film Two Girls and A Sailor, while the pink credits roll.
$4,805,115 (USA) (4 March 1994)