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My Boyfriend's Back (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 6 August 1993 (USA)
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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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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Zachary Lefenfeld ...
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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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While filming on location at C.D. Fulkes Middle School in Round Rock, TX, the film was titled "Johnny Zombie". See more »

Goofs

When Johnny is on his date with Missy, his ear falls off at night time. Yet when he is in the doctor's office and has tests run, he says his ear fell off twenty minutes before, when it is clearly day light outside the office. See more »

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Johnny: Just because I crawled out of a grave doesn't make me a frickin' zombie.
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This Is It
Written by Brian Harvey and John Hott
Performed by House Of Freaks
Courtesy of Giant Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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