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My Dead Boyfriend (2016)




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Mary's life has been defined by a string of temp jobs and a half-hearted attempt to become a writer. But all that changes when she comes home to find her boyfriend dead in front of the TV set. During her misadventures in trying to get rid of his ashes - accidentally becoming the bassist in a rock band; bonding with the dog he left behind; awkward encounters with numerous ex-lovers; Mary discovers that there was much more to her couch potato boyfriend than she ever thought imaginable.

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Rich Graff
as Mary's boyfriend
Viola Harris
as Ms. Schulz
Lizzi Bougatsos
as Mrs. Schultz
Beth Katehis
as Punk Girl
Andre Ward
as Herman
Cristina J. Huie
as Officer Smith
Isa McCutcheon
as Drummer Elevator
Bailey Edwards
as Woman Elevator
Anne-Marie Cusson
as Officer Parker
Douglas Thomas
as Medical Examiner
Dominic Colón
as Officer Brady
Mario Cases
as Stripper Mimi
Poppy Fields
as Guitar Girl
Hannah Dunne
as Dentist's Son
Angel Rosa
as Ribbon Dancer
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Critic Reviews for My Dead Boyfriend

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4)

A mixture of misplaced gallows humor, wildly over-the-top caricatures and a gimmicky use of animation.

November 4, 2016 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

"My Dead Boyfriend" desperately tries to look and sound like a quirky indie hit, but that's not an achievable goal when you have an unlikable lead character indifferently rendered by a name star.

November 3, 2016 | Full Review…

It's the type of indie film that might have played at a minor festival at the turn of the millennium, with the audience offering pity laughter for the cast and crew in attendance and the director waiting in vain for news of an acquisition.

November 3, 2016 | Full Review…

Slacker that it is, the film never seems willing to put in the necessary work to live up to its potential.

November 1, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Living or dead, it's well past time to break up with My Dead Boyfriend.

October 31, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

To be fair, these actors are good at said talking, and they're not unappealing to watch, but the whole narrative seems rather pointless in the end.

November 15, 2016 | Full Review…

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