Bad Boys' Will Smith and Martin Lawrence celebrate movie's 26th anniversary

Dan Seddon
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Photo credit: John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive - Getty Images
Photo credit: John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive - Getty Images

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Bad Boys' Will Smith and Martin Lawrence celebrated the action movie's 26th birthday on Instagram this week.

Posting a brief clip, the DS Mike Lowrey and DS Marcus Burnett duo can be seen walking towards each other before turning to the camera in character.

A CGI explosion appears in the background and the present-day actors are then replaced on screen by their 1995 selves in the same pose – soundtracked by Simple Plan's 'I'm Just a Kid'.

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Smith's caption read: "When we say FOR LIFE we mean it. Bad Boys came out 26 years ago today! @martinlawrence."

In the comments section, Bad Boys fanatics joined in with the celebrations, as one replied: "The fact that you two brothers were at the height of popularity with your sitcoms and partnered on an action-comedy is still pure genius."

"26 years ago?!! Well damn! Aren't we getting old," suggested another, before a third person declared: "And will FOREVER be a fave!!!!"

Photo credit: @martinlawrence - Instagram
Photo credit: @martinlawrence - Instagram

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The third instalment of the Bad Boys franchise, Bad Boys for Life, was released last year.

In our three-star review, Digital Spy wrote: "With Michael Bay sidelined and Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah taking over directing duties, this still has the feel of a '90s crime thriller, but spends more time on characterisation and Lawrence and Smith's onscreen chemistry than both of the previous movies combined."

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