Anyone excited for Bad Boys for Life? Or plan to go see it?

Are you going to see Bad Boys for Life?

  • Yes on opening weekend

    Votes: 30 16.0%
  • Yes, someone during its run

    Votes: 30 16.0%
  • Maybe when it comes on video/on demand

    Votes: 59 31.4%
  • Nope, don't care about the series anymore/been too long

    Votes: 69 36.7%

  • Total voters
    188

Chrome Hyena

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Oct 30, 2017
3,135
So, Bad Boys for Life comes out on Thursday, anyone excited/going to see it?

I have fond memories of the other 2 and I hope Martin and Will can capture the magic which made 1 so special.

 

NinjaScooter

Member
Oct 25, 2017
24,434
Honestly not really. I hope I'm wrong but for the most part these kinds of super late sequels are almost always terrible.
 

Bishop89

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Oct 25, 2017
12,655
Melbourne, Australia
Yeh I'm excited, but I'm worried there won't be the perfect balance of action / comedy like the first two.

Also they have to stop doing sequels 10+ years from each other.
 

LewieP

Member
Oct 26, 2017
9,747
First two films are alright but not gonna be in any real hurry to see this unless I hear great things.

Still can't get my head around using "for" in the title of the third film.
 

Travo

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Oct 27, 2017
3,167
Honestly, the only reason I’d would watch it only because I’m an a list member. I’ve never cared for the series.
 

Blue Skies

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Mar 27, 2019
6,359
First two are odd movies that don’t even feel like they’re in the same “series”
Wonder which one this will be more like.
I’ll def watch at some point, but unless I sign up for regal unlimited soon, I’m not doing a theater trip for it
 

Nabs

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Oct 26, 2017
5,935
I have no confidence in the quality of the movie. Honestly, I didn't love the first two.
 

bardo

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Jan 12, 2018
3,161
Is it Michael Bay? 6 Underground, while entertaining, was the most Michael Bay I want in a 12 month period.
 

Ramala

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Oct 28, 2017
2,885
At least it’s R Rated. I feared they would go the PG-13 route. I enjoyed the other 2. I’ll check this out at some point.
 

skeezx

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Oct 27, 2017
7,926
one more Bad Boys wouldn't hurt. despite chubby martin lawrence i don't get a "we're too old for this shit but we'll cash the check anyway" vibe
 

Dynomutt

The Fallen
Nov 11, 2017
1,343
Oh. Yeah. I literally grew up on these brothas. Between Martin and Fresh Prince I was blessed.
Got youngins saying "damn Gina" and not even knowing where it comes from. Show some damn respect lol!

One last ride!
 

Geoff

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Oct 27, 2017
6,764
Like the original well enough when it came out but I can't say it's a film I've thought much about since. I didn't see the sequel (or maybe I did but I don't remember it). I've also got a vague notion that I don't like Will Smith now for some reason. Is he a Scientologist?

All in all, not arsed. Might watch when it's streaming and I'm incredibly bored and it gets good reviews.
 

BigMack

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Oct 27, 2017
406
I love the first one, 2nd is good too but I haven't seen it near as many times as the original. The trailers look....off to me for some reason. Maybe because its been too long or because it isn't done by Michael Bay.

Also the fact it comes out in Jan has me worried it just got dumped there due to its poor quality. I'll check it out eventually but probably not in theaters.
 

DJwest

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Oct 26, 2017
3,637
Is there anything else interesting coming out this month? I'll probably watch it this weekend
 

bixente

Member
Jan 27, 2019
158
Bad Boys is one of my favourite movies. Seeing it tomorrow arvo with my brother.

Positive reviews are a nice surprise as I expected it to stink tbh lol
 

Blue Ninja

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Oct 25, 2017
1,442
The two directors are fellow Belgians and made some good movies before, so that's the only reason I'm somewhat interested.
 

TheGhost

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Oct 25, 2017
16,305
Long Island
Depends, if someone can recreate the trailer with the original bad boys song and not a puff daddy track I maybe more into it. Right now the song is ruining the trailer for me
 

verygooster

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Oct 25, 2017
5,450
New Jersey
I wouldn't say excited, but it's been a long time since I've seen a big spectacle action movie in a theater that wasn't related to a comic book so there is a part of me that's wants to scratch that itch.
 

dennett316

Member
Nov 2, 2017
1,345
Blackpool, UK
Not excited, but I'll probably give it a watch. The trailer was pretty naff, made the film look really cheap, and just wasn't very well put together. Hearing impressions on Twitter say it's "great" sounds a bit like typical "I saw this early!" hype, but you never know.
 

Typhoon20

Member
Oct 28, 2017
758
YES and NO.

I watched the first 2 back in the day. I enjoyed them very much back in the day, when I was a kid. Mainly because of the chemistry between Martin and Will. I really liked Will back in the day. Today ? Not so much. Maybe one day he'll surprise me and actually turn it around and star in some great movies. Can't believe someone of his caliber has had only 1 film over 90% on RT. And that was over 2 decades ago. It's funny, when I saw some of his emotional scenes in Fresh Prince (the one where his dad visited him) I said to myself...wow he's going places. What an actor. I'm still pissed at him for declining Tarantino. You'd think after a while and having so much money, you would be more inclined to show off your acting chops and be in more great films. Guess not.

Now the film is coming out in 2 days, yet there isn't a single review on RT. That's quite telling isn't it ? Is it so bad they're trying to hold it till the last day ?
I was never expecting great reviews but I mean 50-60% on RT would have been enough for me to watch it. But my gut feeling is telling me it's going to be around 20%. And as much as I hate Michael Bay, I'd take a 20% reviewed Bay film (especially Bad Boys) over any other 20% reviewed film. Dude is bad, but I enjoyed his bad boys films despite knowing how bad they are.
 

Tron1

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Dec 23, 2017
5,563
Already got tickets to see it with the wife on Friday. I don’t have high hopes. Just hoping it doesn’t suck as I hope and this should be the last one.
 

sapien85

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Nov 8, 2017
3,463
Saw a trailer in the theater, looked terrible. Guess I shouldn't be surprised it became Bad Boys turn to get a sequel/reboot. Maybe the next one they can do with walking canes.
 

Ensoul

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Oct 27, 2017
556
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Apr 19, 2018
1,627
To date, I've never watched a single Bad Boys film. I feel like Nicolas Angel.



The first two are on Netflix, so maybe I'll give them a watch before the weekend.