A greedy businessman who doesn't want his kidnapped wife returned to him tries to botch her ransom but runs afoul of the inept kidnappers. Danny DeVito, Bette Midler and Judge Reinhold star in this blockbuster comedy hit.
Two best friends are convinced by a third to take a vacation, but an insane adventure ensues when the two friends find out that his real intentions are to track down America's most wanted drug dealer and claim the $25M bounty on his head.
Kevin Caffery (Martin Lawrence) is a professional thief with who gets a tip for an easy heist: Billionaire tycoon Max Fairbanks' (Danny DeVito) unoccupied beachfront mansion. Kevin finds himself face to face with the billionaire. Just before the cops drag Kevin away, Max spies Kevin's ring & decides to claim it as his own. The ring was given to Kevin by his new love & is determined to get it back.
On the eve of Barkley Michaelson's father receiving the Nobel Prize, Barkley is kidnapped and the requested ransom is the $2,000,000 in Nobel Prize money. When his father refuses to pay it starts a venomous tale of familial dysfunction, lust, betrayal and ultimately revenge.