My Boyfriend's Back
My Boyfriend's Back (1993)

Even his premature death won't keep nerdy teenager Johnny Dingle from attending his high-school prom with his true love in this dark comedy. The only problem is, since rising from the grave, Johnny's developed a craving for human… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune

The movie is full of nonsensical plot twists, embarrassingly broad performances and unappealing characters.

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Ty Burr
Entertainment Weekly

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.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A sweet, and oddly touching tale of undead love.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An awful teen horror comedy.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Napkin-thin pic starts falling apart in the first reel.

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Lorien Haynes
Radio Times

As naff and dreadful as the title suggests.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

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.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

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.

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Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

My Boyfriend`s Back is the lamest of the lame so far.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Nani Vang
I used to get excited as a kid when this would come on tv! LOL
m h
This movie was pretty cheesy. I think Matthew Fox and Philip Seymour Hoffman would save this movie. Yes shockingly, they are in this movie.
Aaron Neuwirth
What the fuck?
Marion Ravenwood
I thought this was really cool. I thought it was pretty neat. it is a bit dated but other than that it's a great watch.