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Bad Boys [Special Edition] [DVD] [1995]

  • SKU: 3937921
  • Release Date: 06/27/2000
  • Rating: R
Bad Boys is an excellent DVD. Framed at 1.85:1, the image is pristine. The disc uses an anamorphic transfer and there are no signs of wear or distracting elements. Colors are clear and bright and the darks are solid with no grain. The sound on this disc is equally impressive. The 5.1 Dolby Digital track is primarily up front in the center, left, and right, but there are plenty of instances where the back surrounds effectively come into use. The disc has a Dolby Digital Surround track in both English and Spanish. Subtitles are available in Chinese, Korean, Thai, Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French. The highlight extra on this disc is an enthusiastic audio commentary track with director Michael Bay. It is filled with insight not only on the making of the film, but how it got started and where he came from. Odd extras on this disc include two "documentaries." The first is a new, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film that includes the standard interviews, which also contains a lengthy look at the weapons experts that worked on the film. The other documentary is most unusual, a multi-angle analysis of the weapons, what they do, and the damage they can cause. In addition, there are trailers for this film and for Blue Streak. Music videos from Diane King ("Gun Shy"), Warren G. ("So Many Ways"), and 69 Boyz featuring K-Nock ("Five O, Five O"), plus the musical score are on an isolated track. Bios and filmographies for the main cast and crew members of the film are provided. Though far from a masterpiece, Columbia/TriStar has gone all out on this special edition.

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (13 out of 13)

    Special Features

    • Digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video
    • Widescreen presentation
    • Audio: English 5.1 [Dolby Digital] and Dolby Surround, Spanish
    • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
    • Michael Bay commentary
    • Isolated music score
    • "Damage Control": analyze special effects explosions
    • "The Boom and the Bang of Bad Boys" documentary
    • Three music videos
    • Theatrical trailers
    • Talent files
    • Production notes
    • Motion menus & scene selections


    Bad Boys
    Former video director Michael Bay had his first big hit with this action comedy, which also returned producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson to the big-budget, high-violence movies that they successfully churned out in the '80s. Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are two Miami cops who watch as 100 million dollars in heroin, from the biggest drug bust of their careers, is stolen out of the basement of police headquarters. This puts them hot on the trail of French drug lord Fouchet (Tchéky Karyo), who leaves a trail of bodies in his wake and only one witness, Julie Mott (Téa Leoni), who quickly teams up with our heroes. Comic hijinks ensue when plot complications force Mike to impersonate the married Marcus, to the point of moving in with his wife and children, while Marcus takes over Mike's bachelor pad and lifestyle. Car chases, snappy one-liners, and nonstop pacing fuel this umpteenth variation on the cop "buddy" formula. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Martin Lawrence
      Martin Lawrence - Marcus Burnett
    • Will Smith
      Will Smith - Mike Lowrey
    • Theresa Randle
      Theresa Randle - Theresa Burnett
    • Joe Pantoliano
      Joe Pantoliano - Capt. Howard
    • Marg Helgenberger
      Marg Helgenberger - Alison Sinclair

    Customer rating

    Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



      Will Smith and Martin Lawrence team up in this modern day kick butt cop flick. Its full of drama, action and laughs. Will Smith is great in just about anything he does, but i have to say Martin Lawrence made this movie. Hilarious! Not for kids because of the language but the adults should really enjoy this laugh out loud riot!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Lawrence and Smith Are a Good Combo


      Not to be confused with the 1983 film of the same name (starring Sean Penn and Clancy Brown), this action-comedy starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence makes for some good material and funny moments, but it's nothing to go crazy over. Worth a watch for people who enjoy these two actors. Widescreen.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great combo


      You gotta love this movie for so many reasons, but here's three to start you off. One because you have Will Smith and Martin Lawerence acting like cops. Two because its set in Miami, hint sexy women. Three because its funny.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Two Sitcom Greats


      Still cant believe till this day they got ol marty marrr and the fresh prince together as a team, just only if they combined their two characters together in a sitcom it would of really been priceless

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      whatcha gonna do when they come for you


      this movie was awesome. it was made before will smith was a megastar and martin lawrence wasn't a mainstream household name. the chemistry between them is great. the action scenes are pretty good.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great action-comedy film


      A great duo, Martin and Will Smith, great comic-action film. A perfect director for a perfect cast, Michael Bay at his best. So pick this up, you can't miss it and the price isn't bad.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



      What a great time and era? The both pretty much at the rising of there careers come out wtih a great movie. Its full of action and thrills.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



      This is a very awesome movie. From the action, to the acting, and of course the comedy. Martin and Will bring in a hit together.

      I would recommend this to a friend

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