In a year, where almost every blockbuster got delayed, a relatively surprising one turns out to be the domestically highest grossing movie of 2020, Bad Boys for Life.
The threequel was a surprising hit, grossing $206 million dollars at the domestic box office and ended it’s worldwide run with a $426 million dollar gross. Bad Boys for Life was produced on a budget of around $90 million dollars, which signals that the franchise is still popular and profitable for Sony Pictures.
It even beat the only other major theatrical comic book movie release (besides Wonder Woman 1984), Birds of Prey, which made less then half of the worldwide box office. Both movies were Rated R, however Birds of Prey was released in February, a time where the coronavirus was slowly taking over the world.
Bad Boys for Life is the third entry in the trilogy and marks the return of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, seventeen years after Bad Boys 2. It was directing duo, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, were at the helm of the blockbuster. There have also secured another high-profile project, Ms. Marvel, where they are also directing at least one episode of Marvel Studios upcoming Disney+ series.
A fourth Bad Boys movie is also confirmed to be in development, with both Smith and Lawrence returning and it is currently being written by one of the Bad Boys for Life writers, Chris Bremner.
Bad Boys For Life Official Synopsis
The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life.
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