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Michael Bay United States, 1995

aurkihnowe's rating of the film Bad Boys

Michael Bay may be a pariah in cinephile circles, but before delivering ish like the empty spectaculars of Transformers, the disrespectfully cheesy Pearl Harbor, et al, he was a reliable action director, at least with these two films, and he may have just been helped by the comedic chemistry of Lawrence and Smith, who bounce zingers off each other like they're trapped in a gunplay based pinball machine together,