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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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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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Dr. Bronson
David Womack Galewsky ...
Young Johnny
Zachary Lefenfeld ...
Young Eddie
Nicholas Waggoner ...
Young Buck
Zack Steeg ...
Young Chuck
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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 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 »

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The Coke cup that Johnny brings back from the refreshment counter into the movie theater is obviously empty. See more »

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Dr. Bronson: I'm afraid I have some bad news. Your boy is very sick. He's lost a massive amount of blood, and his pulse and retinal response are poor, and as you can see there's an axe sticking out of his head.
Big Chuck: He's not sick, you idiot, he's dead!
Dr. Bronson: Oh, everybody's a doctor. You think maybe I could make the diagnosis?
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Referenced in Something to Scream About (2003) See more »

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Limbo
Written and Performed by Julianna Raye
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Strange, one-of-a-kind black comedy.
5 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

As a comedy, "My Boyfriend's Back" is pretty one-joke, the joke being that the existence of a zombie barely raises an eyebrow in this peaceful little town (until he starts eating people, that is). The film is more interesting as a not-too-subtle anti-racist parable about the plight of the outcasts. It has some near-inspired moments, as well a feeling of profound sadness to it, which make it hard to dismiss as quickly as most critics have. (**)


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