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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.

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Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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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>

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Whatcha gonna do?


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bulletproof Hearts 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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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The car driven by Fouchet during the end car chase is an old AC Superblower, basically a Shelby Cobra with a modified V8 engine. It is considered to be one of the fastest muscle cars ever created. See more »

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There is no point in handcuffing Julie to the steering wheels of their cars because Fouchet and his men only need to kill Julie because she's a witness, if they were to find her handcuffed to a car, they can just kill her and leave. See more »

Quotes

Marcus Burnett: Oh, man, that was cold.
Detective Sanchez: Yeah, so was your mama's bed.
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Alternate Versions

The Australian free-to-air TV version is cut to achieve an 'M' rating so that the movie may be showed at an earlier 8:30 timeslot. Lines involving the word 'fuck' are either edited/cut or the scenes in which they take place are missing entirely. See more »

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Great Comedy/Action Movie
14 February 2006 | by mjw2305See all my reviews

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence form the 'Bad Boys' cop duo that have to trade places with one another in order to protect a key witness (Tea Leoni). Bad Boys is crammed full of action from start to finish, it has a slick script and plenty of laughs.

As action comedies go, i can only think of the Lethal weapon films that top this one, and that's a high standard live up to. The chemistry between Smith and Lawrence is strong and the rest of the cast are all good.

Overall Bad Boys is a movie that everyone should enjoy, it's adrenaline fuelled fast paced action throughout.

8/10


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