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Boomerang (1992)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  1 July 1992 (USA)
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A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant then he is.

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Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger, he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatized by this, his work goes badly downhill. But then Jacqueline's more quietly attractive assistant, Angela, who has been dating Marcus' best friend, shows herself more than a little concerned by his parlous state. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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A Player Who's About To Be Played.

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Bumerang  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$70,100,000 (USA)
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Goofs

Angela answers her cordless phone. We hear her push the talk button to answer it, and it immediately beeps back twice which means the handset either has a dead battery or is out of range from the base unit. In either case, the double beep means the handset would be inoperable, yet she talks on it. See more »

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Yvonne: She dumped you, huh?
Marcus Graham: Yeah.
Yvonne: [sighs and smiles] I guess I should feel happy, but I don't.
[smile turns seductive]
Yvonne: So, you wanna come over for a cup of coffee?
Marcus Graham: [gives Yvonne a wry look] Not even if Jesus was pouring.
Yvonne: [gets pissed and makes a chuffing noise] Some motherfuckers don't know a *good thing* when it's standin' in front of 'em! Why don't you just *lift* your black ass over the edge then, fuck ya!
[storms back in the house]
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I'd Die Without You
by Prince B. (as Attrel Cordes)
Performed and Produced by PM Dawn (as P.M. Dawn)
P.M. Dawn performs courtesy of GEE Street Records/Island Records
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Sexy, seductive, witty, glamorous, and hilarious
17 November 2005 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

BOOMERANG is one of the best Eddie Murphy movies I have ever seen. I laughed really hard when Marcus (Eddie Murphy) said, "Kirby!" In my opinion, all the women looked very beautiful in the dressy clothing they wore, especially Christie (Lela Rochon) and Jacqueline (Robin Givens). Another thing that made me laugh were the confrontations between Marcus and Yvonne (Tisha Campbell). I especially loved Tyler (Martin Lawrence). His act was really funny. It was funny, but a little crude. This movie was very sexy, seductive, witty, glamorous, and hilarious in my opinion. In conclusion, I recommend this movie to anyone who's a fan of Eddie Murphy. You're in for a real treat and a lot of laughs, so go to the video store, rent it or buy it, kick back with a friend, and watch it.


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