Bad Boys for Life

critic Reviews

77% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score77%
  • Loaded up with action and a double helping of leading-man charisma, Bad Boys for Life reinvigorates this long-dormant franchise by playing squarely to its strengths.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    The plot is daft - Mexicans are out for Mike's blood - but it's knowingly daft and even minor characters manage to shine. Not bad. Not bad at all.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    "Bad Boys for Life" is a mostly expendable entry into the "Bad Boys" franchise, the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence buddy cop series...
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Asher LubertoL.A. Weekly
    Newcomers Bilall Fallah and Adil el Arbi have given the duo relatable character traits, an aspect that's been missing in the series, but their outing has horsepower to spare too.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I would pound Red Bull and watch it with you again.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    [A] triumph.
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    Oliver JonesObserver
    Did anybody ask for this? No, but perhaps we should have.
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    Bob ChipmanEscapist Magazine
    Without the signature 'Bayhem' action, it mostly feels like another action film. Not a bad one, but not really anything special apart from connection to a franchise old enough to be a nostalgia-reference to itself.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Brandon CollinsMedium Popcorn
    I'm very impressed.
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    Justin BrownMedium Popcorn
    Especially for a franchise, being spread this far...this is such a good version, exactly what you're supposed to do, while acknowledging the time passing and taking it in a different direction.
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    Bob GrimmReno News and Review
    The second one is still my favorite in the franchise, but this one is good fun.
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