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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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)

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$70,100,000 (USA)
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Reginald Hudlin based Marcus' obsession with women's feet on a friend of his who would not date a woman if he did not like their back teeth. See more »

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Strangé goes back and forth from French to Italian. See more »

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Mr. Jackson: I bet we've eaten everything on a pig from the rooter to the tooter.
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Don't Wanna Love You
by Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds (as Babyface), L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons
Performed by Shanice (as Shanice Wilson)
Produced by L.A. Reid & Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds (as Babyface) and Daryl Simmons
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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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