In 1995, Bad Boys hit cinema screens. The action comedy film, about two Miami Police Detectives, was a hit with audiences and led to a series of movies.

But how many Bad Boys movies are there?

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Bad Boys films in order

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To date, there are three Bad Boys movies. The Bad Boys films – which were produced between 1995 and 2020 – include:

  • Bad Boys (1995)
  • Bad Boys II (2003)
  • Bad Boys for Life (2020)

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Are all of the Bad Boys movies part of the same series?

All of the Bad Boys films are part of the same series. The characters and themes established in the first entry are carried across the series and are told in chronological order.

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Who are the cast of the Bad Boys films?

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The cast of the Bad Boys series carry through from film to film, with new characters added with each new picture. Notable actors in the series include Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Téa Leoni, Joe Pantoliano, Theresa Randle, Michael Shannon, Peter Stormare, and Vanessa Hudgens.

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Is the Bad Boys series the work of the same director?

The first two entries in the Bad Boys film series were directed by Michael Bay. The third entry – Bad Boys for Life – was directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah.

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What is the best Bad Boys film?

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Bad Boys is generally considered the best entry in the series and is particularly popular with fans of ‘90s movies. Bad Boys II is not well regarded by fans and received negative reviews upon release.

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