Sony’s action comedy “Bad Boys For Life” easily repeated as the winner of the North American box office with a solid 34 million U.S. dollars during its second weekend of release, according to studio figures collected by measurement firm Comscore.
The film, with a reported production budget of 90 million dollars, has grossed 120.64 million dollars in North America through Sunday for a global total of 215 million dollars. It’s on track to pass 2003’s “Bad Boys 2,” which collected 273.3 million dollars worldwide, in coming days.
“Bad Boys for Life” is the third installment in the hugely successful Bad Boys franchise, the sequel to “Bad Boys 2” and 1995’s “Bad Boys.” Directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, the film stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in their roles as Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett as they are back together for one last ride.
“Bad Boys For Life” receives a positive “A” rating from moviegoers on CinemaScore and holds an approval rating of 77 percent on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes to date. Enditem