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Bad Boys for Life is not the biggest movie of 2020 anymore!

.Bad Boys for Life

With the release of Bad Boys for Life in January 2020, the film became the biggest January release of all-time. The third part of the Bad Boys series is the highest-grossing instalment. Bad Boys for Life has received positive reviews. But now, the movie’s record has been taken over by the Chinese movie ‘The Eight Hundred’. Bad Boys is no more the highest-grossing movie of 2020.

About Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys for Life is an American action comedy film. It is the third instalment of the Bad Boys trilogy. The first part was released in 1995, followed by Bad Boys II in 2003. After more than a decade, the movie released the third part- Bad Boys for Life. In Bad Boys for Life, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprised their roles. Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett to investigate a string of murders that are somehow tied to Lowrey’s troubled past.

Mike and Marcus
Source: Empire

Bad Boys for Life received majorly positive reviews from the critiques as well as the audience. In addition, another sequel has already been announced. Bad Boys for Life was released in the US on 17 January 2020. It was produced by Columbia Pictures. The thriller action movie made around $424 million at the global box office. As a result of the opening weekend box office success of the film, Sony announced plans for a fourth installment. In fact, Chris Bremner has already returned to writing the script.

Highest-grossing film of 2020?

Bad Boys for life had made the record of the highest-grossing movie of 2020. With around $424.6 million earning, it became the biggest movie of the year globally and stayed in the position for most of the year. But now, the record had been crossed by another super hit movie. The Chinese war movie “The Eight Hundred” upset major American blockbusters as it has officially become the world’s top-earning movie of the year 2020.

Although the pandemic affected the viewership of the film, but it managed to cross the global records. The film’s box office earned a total of $425,633,208, with the majority coming from its native China. According to Forbes, “The Eight Hundred” has earned a stunning $419.23 million in the country where many theaters are open, including a $17.6 million fifth-weekend gross. As a result, once global grosses are factored in, it bests the previous 2020 highest-grossing film, “Bad Boys for Life,” which clocked in at about $425 million when it dropped earlier this year.” It came as great news for Beijing-based studio Huayi Brothers Media and Director Guan Hu.

Meanwhile, the highly anticipated Disney’s “Mulan,” based on the Chinese legends, underperformed in theaters. As a result of COVID-19 and consequent lockdown, the cinema industry has been highly affected all around the world. Even the greatest movies, such as Mulan and Tenet, underperformed in the box office. Because of this, many movies have already been postponed due to the fear of poor performance in theaters. However, amidst all this, Chinese legend “The Eight Hundred” has become a huge success.

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