• My Dead Boyfriend (2016)

My Dead Boyfriend

Release Date: November 4th, 2016

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Mary's life has been defined by a string of temp jobs and a half-hearted attempt to become a writer, but that changes when she comes home to find her boyfriend dead in front of the TV set. During a string of misadventures as she tries to dispose of his ashes - accidentally becoming the bassist in a rock band, bonding with the dog he left behind, awkward encounters with numerous ex-lovers - Mary discovers that there was much more to her couch potato boyfriend than she ever thought imaginable.

Cast: Heather Graham, Katherine Moennig, Rich Graff, Martha Millan, Viola Harris, John Corbett, Gina Gershon, Griffin Dunne

Director: Anthony Edwards

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Orion Pictures

Keywords: 2010s, Love, Death, Cool, Emotional, New York City, Cheeky, Police officer, Quest, Love interest, Bar

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    And Graham? Still wearing the short shorts, the shorter skirts, the knee socks and the wider than wide eyes. She and My Dead Boyfriend aren’t exactly bad, they’re just out of place and out of time. But at least she’s not playing another hooker. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Twenty years ago, this comedy might have been a slightly amusing diversion. Now it just exudes an air of sweaty desperation. show more

  • 50
    Keith WatsonSlant Magazine

    Slacker that it is, the film never seems willing to put in the necessary work to live up to its potential. show more

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