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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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Bumerang  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$70,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The scene in Lady Eloise's bedroom was shot at the Park Plaza Hotel, in a suite personally redesigned by Ivana Trump, which accounts for the unique styling. See more »

Goofs

In the first sex scene between Jacqueline and Marcus, the blanket comes up just enough to reveal Jacqueline's underwear. See more »

Quotes

Marcus Graham: Check it. Like Jet magazine. This is my mack daddie vibe I am giving you. In all its splendor.
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References The Cosby Show (1984) See more »

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Bewildered
by Leonard Whitcup & Teddy Powell
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Products
A Division of Polygram Group Distribution, Inc.
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A great comedy which seemed to be one of the last good ones with Murphy
8 August 2005 | by (Milpitas, California) – See all my reviews

Reginald Hudlins Boomerang is probably Eddie Murphy last good film to date. In this story of a marketing executive who is also a player. Murphy is great in this role, funny and full of hilarious one-liners. The film is written well, very funny, direction is decent and acting is good for the most part. Although Givens is not the best female lead, Halle Berry was great in her role. Martin Lawrence and Chris Rock were absolutely hilarious, and David Alan Grier was good as well. The film is not to be taken to seriously, and although not at the caliber of Murphy favs of mine "coming to America" and " beverly hills cop", Boomerang is still a must-see for any Eddie Murphy fan. 8/10


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