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Boomerang (1992)

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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 than 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 {J-26}

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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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Release Date:

1 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bumerang  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)


$70,100,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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The scene where Marcus, Gerard, and Tyler hug in front of the Empire State Building was shot at 2AM when the tower lights are always shut off. The film was reversed to make it appear that the lights were turned on. It would have cost $40,000-$60,000 to have the lights turned on. See more »


Jacqueline is sleeping on her side, yet her feet point straight up. See more »


Jacqueline: I didn't ruin your life. You ruined your life.
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Eddie's last good film before his four year slump
24 October 2002 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

Boomerang was Murphy's last good film before he hit his slump. The film directed by Reginald Hudlin gave Murphy the chance to spit many one-liners and the chance for us to see two people who would be big ten years later Martin Lawerence and Halle Berry. If you've never seen this film check it out for some good laughs.

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