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My Boyfriend's Back (1993)

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Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the... See full summary »

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Cast

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Eddie
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Mr. Dingle
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Mrs. Dingle
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Sheriff McCloud
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Camille McCloud
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Buck Van Patten
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Chuck Bronski (as Philip Hoffman)
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Big Chuck
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David Womack Galewsky ...
Young Johnny
Zachary Lefenfeld ...
Young Eddie
Nicholas Waggoner ...
Young Buck
Zack Steeg ...
Young Chuck
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Storyline

Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart. Written by Anonymous

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A comedy that proves true love never dies. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for a teen sex fantasy, zombie violence and some language | See all certifications »

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6 August 1993 (USA)  »

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Johnny Zombie  »

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$3,335,984 (USA)
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Trivia

Renée Zellweger had "a couple of lines" as a customer in a beauty shop but the scene was cut. See more »

Goofs

Johnny's left ear falls off in Missy's mouth but when he goes to the doctor's office he turns his head slightly and for a brief moment you can see the ear that was supposed to have fallen off. See more »

Quotes

Johnny: Sorry I'm late, Mrs. Cooper. You wouldn't BELIEVE the trouble I had getting here!
Johnny's School Teacher: I would believe it. And I'm not impressed. You get one demerit.
Johnny: But-!
Johnny's School Teacher: Just because you're dead does not mean that you can come waltzing in here whenever you like.
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Referenced in Something to Scream About (2003) See more »

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Hanging On For Dear Life
Written by John Lind and Brock Walsh
Performed by MMC
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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Underrated Black Comedy
19 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

You want to see a zombie movie, but your girlfriend wants to watch a romantic comedy. What do you do??? Compromise!!! This movie bombed at the box

office, if I recall, and didn't do too well on video either. As such, its hard to find out there (I had to visit 15 video stores personally), literally making this a hidden gem! While the narrative is a little off, the one liners alone make this Romantic Black Comedy about a zombie truly entertaining! And while most of the actors in it have fallen off the face of the earth (except Edward Herrmann and a very young Phillip Seymour Hoffman), they help make this film what it is. Definitely worth hunting out if you want something a little different than your average run of the mill comedy.


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