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Boomerang (1992)

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.

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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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A Player Who's About To Be Played.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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1 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bumerang  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$70,100,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$131,100,000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Vanessa Williams was considered for the role of Jacqueline. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Mr. Jackson: I bet we've eaten everything on a pig from the rooter to the tooter.
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Connections

Referenced in Muriel's Wedding (1994) See more »

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Man's Final Frontier
by Speech (as Todd Thomas) and Timothy Barnwell
Performed by Arrested Development
Courtesy of EMI Records Group/Chrysalis Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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The worst movie EVER
7 February 2000 | by See 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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