Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?

Bad Boys 4
Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?
Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?

Sony Pictures’ latest action comedy film from the Bad Boys franchise has finally been released in domestic theaters, and undeniably, the film has received an excellent response from the audience and critics. The last few weeks were not good for the film industry at the box office, but this drought has now ended with Bad Boys 4, as the film has made its debut with excellent numbers at the ticket window. Also, this film has given immense relief not only to the makers but also to the distributors and exhibitors. The numbers also cleared the box-office verdict for the film.

Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?

Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?
Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop? (Image Source: Sony Pictures)

Sony Pictures’ action comedy film Bad Boys 4 was released in the United States on June 7, 2024, in over 3,800+ theaters alongside The Watchers. It has grossed $21.50 million on its opening day (including $5.88 million from Thursday previews) and $56.52 million on its opening weekend at the national box office (United States and Canada), which is undeniably a solid debut for a medium-budget R-rated action film. Apart from its domestic debut, Bad Boys 4 has grossed $185.20 domestically and $193.10 million internationally, for a global total of $378.30 million[1]

According to reports, the production budget for Bad Boys 4 is $100 million before marketing expenses, and after marketing expenses, it needs around $250 million to become a successful film. Compared to cost, Bad Boys 4 has performed well at the ticket window, and critics and industry experts consider the fourth film a box office hit for the production and distributors. Industry experts predict that it will earn $350 million globally on its lifetime box office run, which will also make an immense profit for the production and distributors. Also, it’s going to be a be a fourth-to-back success in the Bad Boys franchise. 

Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop?
Box Office: Is Bad Boys 4 a Hit or Flop? (Image Source: Sony Pictures)

Undeniably, the success of Bad Boys 4 is less about the production and more about being a relief for the industry. The last few weeks have not been favorable for the industry at the box office, and many big films were rejected by the audience. In such a situation, it’s a huge relief to see the audience returning to the ticket window, and perhaps this film will prove to be a game changer. This success is also important for Will Smith, as his box office results in the last few years have not been up to par. Overall, this film has brought good news for everyone, and hopefully, it will continue to do well in the future.

Talking about critical response, Bad Boys 4 has received mixed reviews from critics and the audience. It has received a 7/10 IMDB rating based on 31k+ votes, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it scored 65/100% based on 238 critics’ reviews. Read Also: Is The Bikeriders Hit or Flop? How Is The R-rated Crime Drama Doing at Box Office?


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