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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

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Internal Affairs officer's part was originally written for a man to play. See more »

Goofs

Sparking bullets. There are hardly ever any sparks when a bullet impacts, not even on sheet steel (like in a car body). See more »

Quotes

Mike Lowrey: [Holding Jojo at gunpoint] Hey Jojo, I got 16 bullets in this gun and I swear I'll fill up your brain with some hot shit if you don't give me any answers.
Jojo: What? You're pulling a gun on me? I can't believe this. I should turn you guys into Hard Copy. Put your ass on the TV set.
Marcus Burnett: Mike, no. He's a smokin' ass motherfucker.
Mike Lowrey: [Takes out his other gun and points it at Marcus] You want some of this? I'll bust your ass too.
Marcus Burnett: So sad. You're on your own, Jojo. Remember this, you splatter his ass, he's no good...
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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 The Gamechangers (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Da B Side
Written by Da Brat, The Notorious B.I.G. aka "Biggie Smalls", Jermaine Dupri, and Raymond Calhoun
Produced by Jermaine Dupri
Performed by Da Brat featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
Da Brat courtesy of So So Def Recordings, Inc./The Work Group/Columbia Records
The Notorious B.I.G. courtesy of Bad Boy Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Violent, charming and entertaining.
5 February 2000 | by uffe-5See all my reviews

If you mix up Lethal Weapon with Beverly Hills Cop you get ''Bad Boys''. It is just as raw as Lethal Weapon and as funny as Beverly Hills Cop. This movie contains a lot of funny scenarios and just as much happy action-shooting in the best Lethal-way. Smith and Lawrence are two Eddie Murphy clones in Riggs & Murtaugh-version. Lawrence, a gentle family father and Smith, a wild 'n' crazy bad boy. They are after the bad guys. Watcha gonna do when they come for U?


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