Bad Boys

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Violent cop movie has cursing, drugs, explosions.

R 1995 118 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 30 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Violent, fun and great for the whole family!

Dated violence, tons of swearing and and comedy that will leave you laughing your heart out!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 14+


Right off the back in the beginning lots of cursing pretty much the whole movie is cursing,action, and drugs but it was a very good movie

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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