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Many had long since given up hope that a third Bad Boys movie would actually see the light of day. Since » Bad Boys II » (2003) there has always been hope, but in the end the plan was rejected again and again. But then the miracle happened: » Bad Boys For Life » was released in cinemas in early 2020, a full 17 years after Part 2. And the best part? The film shattered all expectations. The trade press and audience were equally enthusiastic about the buddy action revival, which not only grossed more than the two predecessors at over 426 million dollars, but also became the most successful Hollywood blockbuster of 2020. And that’s exactly what’s currently on Netflix to see — for now.
Bad Boys For Life is only available on Netflix up to and including Wednesday (April 13) . So if the belated sequel to the action cult is one of those movies that’s been gathering digital dust on your Netflix watchlist for months, you’ve only got a few days to tick the movie — before the streaming giant does it for you takes over. It’s worth taking a look, and not just for fans of the first two parts.
«Bad Boys For Life»: It was worth the wait
With the «Bad Boys» films, brute action expert Michael Bay created one of the most legendary duos in buddy action cinema. 25 years after Part 1, the two main actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are no longer as cheeky and carefree as they used to be. And Michael Bay? He’s not on board anymore. Can this even go well? yes it can
The » Gangstas 4 Life » makers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah were still children themselves when «Bad Boys» hit the cinemas in 1995, but with their first Hollywood film they prove that they can at least enjoy good old action cinema understand them just as well as some genre veterans — and in their film they skilfully mix old traditions with new ingredients. The result: A spectacular action film with a lot of fan service, which is not only a lot of fun, but also comes with an emotional depth that you would not expect.
The FILMSTARTS review of «Bad Boys For Life»
In “Bad Boys 3”, the two cult cops Mike Lowrey ( Will Smith ) and Marcus Burnett ( Martin Lawrence ) and their battered boss (once again, wonderfully over the top: Joe Pantoliano ) have to deal with a very special adversary, on his account a series of murders is already going on. However, he has yet to tackle his most important target: Mike Lowrey. But why is he targeting the lawman with a passion for sports cars?
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