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Boomerang (1992)

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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Storyline

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 perilous 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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1 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$70,100,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$131,100,000
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Boomerang is noteworthy for being unique as it was the most expensive movie with an all Black cast and production crew for its time (1992). It cost $40 million to make and made $130 million at the box office, which was rare for an all Black cast and crew film. See more »

Goofs

In the basketball game that Jacqueline and Marcus are watching, Michael Jordan's shoes change color. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Jackson: I bet we've eaten everything on a pig from the rooter to the tooter.
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Referenced in Psych: Cirque du Soul (2013) See more »

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I'd Die Without You
by Prince Be (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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Eddie's last good film before his four year slump
24 October 2002 | by 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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