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Bunnyguards, The (Erkan & Stefan)

Bunnyguards, The
Erkan Maria Moosleitner, Stefan Lust

Washington's scandal of the century is about to be revealed. Through his connections to the underworld and for a huge amount of money, a Hamburg publisher succeeds in getting his hands on a tape with a recording of a secret and intimate conversation between a prominent public figure and an intern. However, just prior to the big press conference, the revealing tape is accidentally exchanged with his daughter's Japanese lessons tape; she, unknowingly, flies to Munich with the evidence in her handbag.

As soon as her father realizes what has happened, he tries to get the best bodyguards money can buy to protect her. However, thanks to the efforts of the German Secret Service and the CIA, both of which are eager to get their hands on the tape, Nina ends up with the two biggest goofs in town: Erkan and Stefan ... On the run from German and American agents, Erkan and Stefan unintentionally leave a path of devastation and chaos behind them. Slowly but surely the men at the secret services are convinced that they are dealing with two hardnosed pros ...


Michael Bully Herbig studied Photography and is well-known on the German comedy scene as a writer, director and producer. He has appeared in various TV specials and is author, actor, director and producer of the comedy show BULLYPARADE. He had his feature film directorial debut with the comedy ERKAN & STEFAN (1999). In 2000, he founded the production company herbX film, whose first project was the box office hit MANITOU'S SHOE (2001), followed by DREAMSHIP SURPRISE - PERIOD 1 (2004), BULLY & RICK (2006-2007), LISSI AND THE WILD EMPEROR (2007), WICKIE AND THE STRONG MEN (2009), BUDDY (2013), and BALLOON (2018).
Genre Comedy
Category Feature
Year of Production 1999
Director Michael Bully Herbig
Screenplay Philipp Weinges, Günther Knarr
Cinematography Stephan Schuh
Alexander Dittner
Ralf Wengenmayr
Ari Hantke
Cast Erkan Maria Moosleitner, Stefan Lust, Manfred Zapatka, Tom Wilde, Alexandra Neldel
Producers Philip Voges, Mischa Hofmann, Christoph Müller
Production Company H & V Entertainment/Munich, in co-production with Constantin Film Produktion
Length 85 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
With backing from German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern
German Distributor Constantin Film Verleih

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