Bad Boys II
is a 2003 action/comedy film directed by Michael Bay
, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer
, and starring Martin Lawrence
and Will Smith
. It is a sequel
to the 1995 film Bad Boys
. The film is about two police detectives investigating the flow of ecstasy
. Despite mainly negative reviews from professional critics, the film performed well at the box office, grossing $273,339,556 worldwide.
Eight years after the events of the first film, Detective Marcus Barnett (Martin Lawrence
) and Detective Mike Lowrey (Will Smith
) are investigating the flow of ecstasy
. Their surveillance of boats coming in from Cuba leads them to a KKK meeting/drug drop in a swamp, Mike accidentally shoots Marcus in the buttocks which leads Marcus to further question if he still wants to partner with Mike.
Meanwhile, a neurotic Cuban
kingpin named Johnny Tapia (Jordi Mollà
), who supplies Miami's drug traffic, tells his men to change the boat's schedules once again. Two members of the Russian Mob
, Alexei and Josef, receive drugs from Tapia to run their nightclub businesses, but end up giving nearly half of their profits to Tapia. Alexei and Josef go to negotiate with Tapia to recoup some of their profits, but this ends in Josef's murder by Tapia's men and Alexei's forced surrender of his Russian nightclubs after his wife and son are threatened by Tapia.
Meanwhile, the relationship between Mike and Marcus' sister, Syd, who also happens to be undercover with the DEA
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