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Boomerang (1992)

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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 than he is.

Director:

Reginald Hudlin

Writers:

Eddie Murphy (story), Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Marcus
Robin Givens ... Jacqueline
Halle Berry ... Angela
David Alan Grier ... Gerard
Martin Lawrence ... Tyler
Grace Jones ... Strangé
Geoffrey Holder ... Nelson
Eartha Kitt ... Lady Eloise
Chris Rock ... Bony T
Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Yvonne (as Tisha Campbell)
Lela Rochon ... Christie
John Witherspoon ... Mr. Jackson
Bebe Drake ... Mrs. Jackson (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
John Canada Terrell John Canada Terrell ... Todd
Leonard Jackson ... Chemist
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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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Taglines:

A Player Who's About To Be Played.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

1 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bumerang See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$70,100,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$131,100,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Star Trek (1966) episode that Angela and Marcus are watching is Star Trek: Elaan of Troyius (1968). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Jacqueline: I didn't ruin your life. You ruined your life.
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Soundtracks

End of the Road
by Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds (as Babyface), L.A. Reid and Daryl Simmons
Performed by Boyz II Men (as Boyz II Men)
Produced by L.A. Reid & Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds (as Babyface) and Daryl Simmons
Boyz II Men performs courtesy of Motown Records
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The worst movie EVER
7 February 2000 | by Altern8guySee all my reviews

This was the WORST movie I have ever sat through. We were supposed to laugh at how sexist Eddie Murphy and his sidekick found women to be nothing more than sex objects. Whatever formula they used for this did not work. On the contrary, it was incredibly offensive. I almost walked out of the theater!


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