The movie is full of nonsensical plot twists, embarrassingly broad performances and unappealing characters.
| Original Score: 1/4
An awful teen horror comedy.
As naff and dreadful as the title suggests.
| Original Score: 1/5
Simply put, absolutely none of it works. The movie utterly fails to set a foundation for its dark fantasy, effectively turning every character into a moron.
My Boyfriend`s Back is the lamest of the lame so far.
Even viewers able to get past the disturbing setup of the film's critical plot element will find an uneven mess of under-realized ideas and overdone grotesqueries.
My Boyfriend's Back is obviously aiming for the subversive high school yuks of 1989's Heathers, but the story line never bothers to make sense.
| Original Score: D
Napkin-thin pic starts falling apart in the first reel.
Better he should've stayed away.
| Original Score: 2/5
The movie they ought to play at all future Philip Seymour Hoffman roasts
| Original Score: 0/5
If My Boyfriend's Back is an irredeemably silly movie, it has an engaging lightness of tone and uniformly impeccable performances by a cast that maintains just the right attitude of deadpan parody.
I've always had a soft spot for this one. I think it's pretty darn funny!
| Original Score: 3/5
My Boyfriend's Back is one of the year's worst films, an idiotic spoof of zombie movies that wants desperately to be on a par with Monty Python but doesn't have the nerve -- much less the laughs.
A parody of a cliché with a lousy ending and sub-par zombie effects.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
A gross comedy about a teenage zombie's romance with the prettiest girl in school, it is cheaply made, thoroughly cliched and absolutely guaranteed to turn your stomach.
As it is, My Boyfriend's Back is as mindless as a movie can get. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it certainly isn't a heartfelt endorsement.
| Original Score: 2/4