Boomerang Reviews

September 7, 2011
March 18, 2008
In Boomerang Eddie Murphy straitjackets himself in an ill-fitting comedy vehicle that's desperately in need of a reality check.
March 18, 2008
The general idea is to exploit a certain amount of role reversal, and Reginald Hudlin, who directed House Party, does a fairly good job of making this fun.
June 24, 2006
The film is far too slick to be ineffective, but its attempts to play with the sex-war theme are often unbelievably crass.
May 20, 2003
There's something paradoxical about the ease he radiates in playing a man who is supposed to be a smashing success. As an underdog, Mr. Murphy worked much harder.
June 6, 2001
For all the sex talk in Boomerang, there's very little nudity. The only thing naked is Murphy's vanity.
January 1, 2000
Murphy gives his most appealing performance to date, using his smug, self-satisfied, sly smile as a joke on his own well-known screen persona.
January 1, 2000
Boomerang is the funniest, most sophisticated movie of Eddie Murphy's career.
January 1, 2000
Whatever [Murphy] was thinking during the dark days of his career slump, it seems to have paid off handsomely.
July 1, 1992