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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 »

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 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At the beginning of the movie, Marcus (Martin Lawrence) comments that he wouldn't get food from Denny's because he "don't like the way we been treated." In the 90s, Denny's settled a few lawsuits that accused the staff of racism. See more »

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In the opening car-jacking sequence, the crew is reflected in the door of the Porsche as it is opened. 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 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 »

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Soundtracks

Work Me Slow
Written and Produced by Daryl Simmons
Co-Produced by Jermaine Dupri
Performed by Xscape (as XSCAPE)
Courtesy of So So Def Recordings, Inc./Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Classic Comedy/Action Film w Great Cinematography. Fun To Watch.
31 August 2019 | by J_Batek_IISee all my reviews

If you haven't seen the 'Bad Boys' movies, you should. They are unique, well-shot, very funny, colorful, action-packed, and visually stimulating films with good soundtracks. You really can't ask for more out of a comedy.

RealReview Posting Scoring Criteria: Acting - 1/1; Casting - 1/1; Directing - 1/1; Story - 1/1; Writing/Screenplay - 1/1;

Total Base Score = 5

Modifiers (+ or -): Cinematography: +1;

Authentic Location Shooting: +1 (Miami, Florida);

Total RealReview Rating: 7


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