Boomerang 1992

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Boomerang ★★ 1992 (R)

Successful, womanizing marketing exec for a cosmetics company (Murphy) meets his match when he falls for a colleague (Giv-ens) who is as vain and sexually predatory as he is. She treats him the way he treats women (as a sex object), and he's shocked into the arms of a nice girl (Berry). Although it's refreshing to see this sexual role reversal, the typical Murphy-style humor is in play with sexist jokes and a couple of vulgar female characters. Grier and Lawrence are great as Murphy's best friends. Blaustein and Sheffield are the same guys who wrote Murphy's “Coming to America.” 118m/C VHS, DVD . Eddie Murphy, Halle Berry, Robin Givens, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones, Geoffrey Holder, Eartha Kitt, Chris Rock, Tisha Campbell, John Wither-spoon, Melvin Van Peebles; D: Reginald (Reggie) Hudlin; W: Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield.