• Boomerang (1992)

Boomerang

Release Date: 1992

DVD Release Date: September 24th, 2002

R |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

A cocky ad executive, Marcus (Eddie Murphy) has a reputation as a ladies' man. However, Marcus gets a taste of his own medicine when a merger finds him working under the beautiful Jacqueline (Robin Givens), who has a similarly cavalier attitude about romance. Marcus and Jacqueline become involved, but he is put off by her noncommittal approach to their relationship. Meanwhile, Marcus also begins to develop feelings for the pretty Angela (Halle Berry), who is more thoughtful than Jacqueline.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, Robin Givens, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones, Geoffrey Holder, Eartha Kitt

Director: Reginald Hudlin

Genres: Comedy , Romance

Production Co: Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Pictures, Eddie Murphy Productions, Imagine Entertainment

Keywords: Love, Love triangle, Rivalry, Amusing, New York City, Love interest, Lighthearted, 1990s, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    TV Guide Magazine

    More interesting than entertaining and too long by far. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The real surprise of the movie is Eddie Murphy, who finds his character and stays with him. show more

  • 75
    Dave KehrChicago Tribune

    Boomerang, a sleek, confident and very funny urban comedy that may not entirely overcome Murphy's more discomfiting tendencies, but at least manages to put them to good use. [01 Jul 1992]

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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