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

My Boyfriend's Back is a surprising back-from-the-grave teen comedy from Disney. High-school nerd Johnny Dingle (Andrew Lowery) has a desperate plan to win the affections of his sweetheart (Traci Lind), but winds up dead as a result.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 6, 1993
DVD 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

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.

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
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.
Aaron Neuwirth
What the fuck?
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.
Jesse Ortega
Funny that as I'm watching Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix (good show), I decide to watch this movie. Well, maybe not really all that funny, but it's… More