Bad Boys for Life

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

age 16+

Violent, crude buddy-cop "threequel" is chaotic, tired.

R 2020 123 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 23 reviews

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age 18+

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GOOd

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age 17+

Marriage is to be equal partnership Bitches

For the married husbands that are straight or bisexual: if you wouldn't want your spouse to watch a movie that has sexual things in it or sex in it, than why are you watching the movies!!?? You know that the more you express to your spouse that you want to be your own man, you are really setting yourself up for open marriage or divorce. The right thing to do is have equal partnership unless you are wanting to control how your marriage is!!.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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