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Bad Boys for Life (2020)

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Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett must face off against a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak vengeful havoc on their city.

Directors:

Adil El Arbi (as Adil), Bilall Fallah (as Bilall)

Writers:

Peter Craig (story by), Joe Carnahan (story by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Smith ... Mike
Martin Lawrence ... Marcus
Vanessa Hudgens ... Kelly
Alexander Ludwig ... Dorn
Charles Melton ... Rafe
Paola Nuñez ... Rita (as Paola Nunez)
Kate del Castillo ... Isabel Aretas
Nicky Jam ... Zway-Lo
Joe Pantoliano ... Captain Howard
Jacob Scipio ... Armando Aretas
Theresa Randle ... Theresa
DJ Khaled ... Manny (as Khaled [DJ Khaled] Khaled)
Happy Anderson ... Jenkins
Bianca Bethune ... Megan
Dennis Greene Dennis Greene ... Reggie (as Dennis McDonald)

The Rise of Martin Lawrence

Actor and comedian Martin Lawrence, known for his sitcom "Martin" and films like Big Momma's House and Bad Boys, returns in Bad Boys for Life. What other roles has he played?

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Storyline

Marcus and Mike have to confront new issues (career changes and midlife crises), as they join the newly created elite team AMMO of the Miami police department to take down the ruthless Armando Armas, the vicious leader of a Miami drug cartel.

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Taglines:

Ride Together. Die Together.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language throughout, sexual references and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the second Bad Boys movie where the director (Adil El Arbi) makes a cameo as a man who is asked to leave his vehicle by either Lowry or Burnett: in Bad Boys II (2003), this happened to director Michael Bay. The difference is that Bay kept his car, while El Arbi is pulled out of it. See more »

Goofs

Although the film is set in sunny Miami - a vast majority of street scenes show overcast skies and several dead trees line the streets - a give away that filming took place in the much cooler Atlanta, Georgia. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Marcus: [speeding through the streets of Miami] MIKE!
Mike: Whooo-hoo-hoo-hoo-hooooo!
Marcus: What the hell are you doing?
Mike: It's called driving, Marcus.
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Soundtracks

Theme from Bad Boys
Written by Mark Mancina
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User Reviews

 
Loved it from start to finish
18 January 2020 | by allcottluke-334-855041See all my reviews

Ok...so yea it's never going to be as good as the second one. However, I feel it's better than the first and the story holds well. Good action scenes, few emotional scenes and of course the comedy of these two together. It's a bad boys movie! Easy watching and fun!


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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Boys 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,504,105, 19 January 2020

Gross USA:

$204,417,855

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$419,074,646
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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