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Bad Boys (1995)

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Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Boyle ... Girl Decoy
Michael Taliferro ... Carjacker
Emmanuel Xuereb ... Eddie Dominguez
Tchéky Karyo ... Fouchet (as Tcheky Karyo)
Marc Macaulay ... Noah Trafficante
Ralph Gonzalez Ralph Gonzalez ... Kuni
Vic Manni Vic Manni ... Ferguson
Frank John Hughes ... Casper
Mike Kirton Mike Kirton ... Andy
Martin Lawrence ... Marcus Burnett
Will Smith ... Mike Lowrey
Will Knickerbocker Will Knickerbocker ... Officer Bill O'Fee
Theresa Randle ... Theresa Burnett
Tiffany Samuels Tiffany Samuels ... Megan Burnett
Cory Hodges Cory Hodges ... James Burnett
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Storyline

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other. Written by James Hastie <jdh1000@cus.cam.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Whatcha gonna do?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for intense violent action and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When NHL enforcer Marty McSorley (who played on the LA Kings that year) makes his appearance in the movie, they show a white hockey helmet laying on a table right next to Marcus Burnett. See more »

Goofs

In the final shoot out, one of the bad guys walks into an aircraft fuselage and starts shooting through a door. The two windows to his left are taped over with metal foil. The first two windows to his right are also covered over in white. Cut to a shot of the return fire. Then cut back to the bad guy. Now the two windows to his left are without any foil, and the first windows to his right is also no longer covered over in white. See more »

Quotes

Mike Lowrey: [to store clerk, who is pointing a gun at Mike] I'm gonna reach for my badge, ok?
Store Clerk: Badges? Do you want badges motherbitch? I give you badges! 99 cents each.
[throws some badges at Mike]
Store Clerk: I sell you some.
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Alternate Versions

The final chase along the runway has been treated with orange 'sunset' filters in the UK pay-TV version, but in the UK laserdisc release the same scene takes place in normal daylight. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Talk Show the Game Show: She Ready, Boo! (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Find Someone Like You
Written and Produced by Marti Sharron and Danny Sembello
Performed by Keith Martin
Courtesy of Ruffhouse/Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
I love the chemistry between them!
5 October 2019 | by MsbnitskiSee all my reviews

I have seen this movie so many times and now here I am, 10X times maybe 15X times years later and it's still funny. I love Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Their chemistry is so on point. The laughs and craziness, wonderful sexy cop style will never stop. I will watch this movie again and again. It's still fresh 25 years later, love it! Mike Lowrey, Mike Lowrey...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bulletproof Hearts See more »

Filming Locations:

Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,523,358, 9 April 1995

Gross USA:

$65,807,024

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$141,407,024
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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