Bad Boys II

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"If you can't stand the heat, get out of Miami."
  • R
  • 2003
  • 2 hr 27 min
  • 6.6  (265,015)
  • 38

In Bad Boys II, we see the return of Miami detectives Mike Lowery (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) as they are tasked with taking down a major drug cartel responsible for the influx of ecstasy flooding the city's streets. Along with their new partner, Syd (Gabrielle Union), the team must use their wits, bravado, and sheer force to bring the criminals to justice.

The movie begins with an intense car chase scene, which sets the tone for the action-packed ride that follows. From there, we see the chemistry between Mike and Marcus as they banter and bicker while working to solve the case. Mike is the charismatic, smooth detective, while Marcus is the family-oriented, straight-laced partner.

The banter and humor are ever-present throughout the film, even in the most serious of moments. Martin Lawrence is particularly comedic in his portrayal of Marcus, bringing a lightness to the film that balances out the heavy action scenes. Will Smith delivers as Mike, showing off his signature charm and swagger.

As the investigation progresses, the trio finds themselves in increasingly dangerous situations. From shootouts to explosions to high-speed boat chases, the action never lets up. Director Michael Bay does an excellent job of keeping the adrenaline pumping with his signature style of over-the-top stunts and explosive set pieces.

Amidst the chaos, the audience sees the development of the relationship between Mike and Syd. Their chemistry is palpable, and the two have a natural ease with each other that contrasts with the more strained relationship between Mike and Marcus. Gabrielle Union is a great addition to the cast, bringing her own sense of badassery to the film.

Another notable aspect of Bad Boys II is the soundtrack. From the opening song by P. Diddy to the use of classic tracks like "Boom Boom Boom" by The Outhere Brothers and "Shake Ya Tailfeather" by Nelly, the music perfectly complements the action and adds to the film's overall energy.

While the film is primarily an action-comedy, it also deals with more serious themes, such as the nature of brotherhood and the cost of being a hero. The movie doesn't shy away from showing the toll that the job takes on the detectives, both physically and emotionally.

All in all, Bad Boys II is an entertaining ride that delivers on both the action and the comedy fronts. The chemistry between Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, and Gabrielle Union is undeniable, and the film's high-energy pacing keeps the audience engaged from start to finish.

Bad Boys II is a 2003 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 27 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 38.

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  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 27 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (265,015)
  • Metascore
    38