New in theaters: ‘Bad Boys For Life’, ‘Dolittle’, ‘The Wave’

/ 08:21 PM January 21, 2020

Robert Downey Jr. stars as the doctor who can talk to animals in “Dolittle”. Image: courtesy of Universal Pictures via AFP Relaxnews

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence team up again in “Bad Boys for Life”, Robert Downey Jr. leads a CGI animal cast in “Dolittle”, and Justin Long falls into an insurance lawyer’s accidental drug trip in “The Wave”.


It’s one last outing for the detective pair as Marcus looks forward to retirement and Mike makes sure the next generation of law enforcement knows who’s the best and most stylish cop around.

The film stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence (“Bad Boys” and “Bad Boys II”), with Vanessa Hudgens, Charles Melton, Joe Pantoliano, and directed by Adil & Bilall (both “Black”, “Gangsta”).


Here are the respective release dates for different countries: Jan. 22 – Philippines, France; Jan. 16 – Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong; Jan. 17 – United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Vietnam; Jan. 23 – Netherlands, Singapore; Jan. 31 – Japan.

Doctor to all-comers, whether they be human or another breed animal, John Dolittle is coaxed out of his isolated manor when Queen Victoria sends him in search of a mythical cure.

The film stars Robert Downey Jr. (“Iron Man”, Marvel Cinematic Universe) with Antonio Banderas, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Michael Sheen, John Cena, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, Tom Holland and more. It was directed by Stephen Gaghan (“Gold”, “Syriana”).

Here are the respective release dates for different countries: Jan. 29 – Philippines, France, Belgium; Jan. 16 – Netherlands, Singapore, Australia; Jan. 17 – U.S., Canada, India; Jan. 23 – China, Malaysia; Jan. 25 – Hong Kong; Feb. 7 – U.K., Ireland; March 20 – Japan.

Insurance lawyer Frank is used to taking advantage of situations, but when a mystery hallucinogenic takes advantage of him, he careens through corporate meetings and bizarre visions on a mission to find his wallet and the girl he met on that weird night out.


The film stars Justin Long (“Galaxy Quest”, “Jeepers Creepers”, television’s “Giri/Haji”, “F is for Family”) with Tommy Flanagan and Katia Winter, and directed by Gille Klabin (Steve Aoki music videos “Rage the Night Away,” “Singularity”). IB/NVG


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