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Facts and Figures

Run time: 108 mins

In Theaters: Friday 16th April 1999

Box Office Worldwide: $73.3M

Budget: $80M

Distributed by: Universal Pictures

Production compaines: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment

Reviews 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Fresh: 27 Rotten: 27

IMDB: 6.6 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Eddie Murphy as Rayford Gibson, Martin Lawrence as Claude Banks, Obba Babatunde as Willie Long, Nick Cassavetes as Sergeant Dillard, Bernie Mac as Jangle Leg, Michael Taliferro as Goldmouth, Anthony Anderson as Cookie, Barry Shabaka Henley as Pokerface, Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. as Biscuit, Bokeem Woodbine as Can't Get Right, Lisa Nicole Carson as Sylvia, Sanaa Lathan as Daisy

Life Movie Review

Rather lukewarm for balls-out Eddie Murphy/Martin Lawrence comedy, Life tells the story of two 1930s black men wrongly sentenced to life in prison for murder. That's just brimming with comedy potential, no? Well, Life isn't so sweet, as Murphy and Lawrence spend much of the movie trading insults and slapfighting like children. It isn't until they become old men and we reach present day that the characters are very likable. In other words: This is not Shawshank.


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Life Rating

" Weak "


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