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Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

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Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, after escaping death from the previous movies are put on a hit list by The Triads. When blood thirsty mercenaries are on their tail they team up again with Leo Getz and Lorna Cole, a newcomer (Chris Rock) to finally put an end to the Triads for good. Written by Brian H <hershey@visuallink.com>

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$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,048,124 (USA) (10 July 1998)

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$129,734,803 (USA) (30 October 1998)
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Trivia

The only 'Lethal Weapon' in which Riggs is not seen smoking. He was kicking the habit during the third one, and it is presumed that he kicked the habit by the time the fourth one began. See more »

Goofs

In the tail credits, there is a film crew photo. The photo purports to be the crew of "Lethal Weapon 4", but is actually crew photo of "Fortress" with Christopher Lambert. Photo taken December 1991. See more »

Quotes

[Butters is pointing a gun at Leo's head after being mistaken for a perp]
Butters: License. Registration. Urine Sample.
Leo: Hey, hey, hey, German Jews didn't have it any easier when we were kids, so don't think you're the only one, okay? Okay? Besides, I was just kiddin' with ya. I can smell a cop a mile away.
Butters: Oh, I smell bad, what'chu trying to say?
Leo: Well, stop turning everything around. You're so damned touchy. Hey, we might even work together, me and those two work together, I'm the bomb, they'll tell ya, ...
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When the Warner Bros. Logo gets finished, the shield explodes, segueing into the opening credits. See more »

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25 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

There are some movies where you get sick and tired of sequels, but the Lethal Weapon series isn't one of them, all are full of action and humor, with Chris Rock and Joe Pesci. Lethal Weapon 4 has some awesome sequences of action and lots of explosions, guns, blood, fighting, and everything you would expect out of a action flick. I seen a lot of action movies this ranks up there with the best I have seen, well worth your money.


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