Boomerang Synopsis
Director Trond Kvist shows the effects a research report on police brutality had in Bergen, Norway.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Boomerang, a sleek, confident and very funny urban comedy that may not entirely overcome Murphy's more discomfiting tendencies, but at...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The real surprise of the movie is Eddie Murphy, who finds his character and stays with him.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The result is a megabudget "House Party" -- amiable, colorful, filled with glamour and style. [01 Jul 1992]
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63

TV Guide

By
More interesting than entertaining and too long by far.
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60

Empire

This is cornily predictable stuff, but it raises itself on a number of counts, with Murphy's transformation from a self-assured cocksman to...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Murphy seems committed to pushing his hostile vision, and that in itself is interesting. [01 Jul 1992]
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The movie, though, is more of the same: another current comedy with want-to-see elements that fails to deliver the goods. [01 Jul 1992]
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Occasionally, Murphy cuts loose with an ad-libbed riff that's almost funny, but then it's back to the slim-fast plot and the stick-on...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What Murphy's doing isn't acting; it's masturbation.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
It's not even funny. Nor does it contain half the wit or charm as the old Doris Day sex comedies it so resembles.
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Rated NR