A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
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Martin Riggs is an L.A. cop with suicidal tendencies and Roger Murtaugh is the unlucky police officer with whom Riggs is assigned. Together they uncover a huge drug-smuggling operation, and as their success rate grows so does their friendship. Written by
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Out of the whole Lethal Weapon series, this is the only one, which wasn't shot in CinemaScope. See more »
During the Christmas tree/drugs deal fight scene, camera shadows are visible during close-ups. See more »
Had a jumper here last night, Dixie was walking by, saw the whole thing.
You got a statement from her, send her home.
Oh, thanks, I'm beat. You know how it is...
Yeah, yeah, sure. All dressed up and no one to blow.
You're hilarious. God, I don't believe this...
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There is a dedication to Dar Robinson, a stuntman who died in a motorbike accident as Lethal Weapon was in Post-Production. See more »
Lethal Weapon is the first in a series of films that were all good. Richard Donner made an action packed buddy picture that everyone can enjoy. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover were both good in the lead roles and the action sequences are top notch. Kudos to Gary Busey for making a great bad guy.
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