The 1999 American buddy comedy-drama movie Life was helmed by Ted Demme. Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence both appear in the movie. The first was Boomerang, and this is the second movie to pair Murphy and Lawrence.
Among the supporting actors are Ned Beatty, R. Lee Ermey, Obba Babatundé, Bernie Mac, Anthony Anderson, Miguel A. Nez Jr., Bokeem Woodbine, Guy Torry, Michael Taliferro, and Barry Shabaka Henley.
The story of two of his friends, Ray (Murphy) and Claude (Lawrence), who were both wrongfully convicted of murder and given life sentences in prison, is told by an elderly prisoner inmate in the film.
It was nominated for a Best Makeup Oscar at the 72nd Academy Awards. Life received mixed reviews from critics and performed poorly at the box office compared to the studio's expectations.
Is The Movie Life With Eddie Murphy Based On A True Story?
Yes, this movie is based on a true story of a man named Philip Wright who was wrongfully accused and imprisoned for life.