Bad Boys for Life is the third film in the series featuring Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) as a buddy-cop duo. This sequel follows the events of Bad Boys II. Seventeen years have passed since the last film, and Mike and Marcus have grown up in the meantime. Mike isn't ready to let go of his youth yet, but Marcus has become a family man. When the ghosts of a past case come back to haunt them, Mike and Marcus must team up to defeat the villains who are seeking revenge.