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Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

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With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Martin Riggs
... Roger Murtaugh
... Leo Getz
... Lorna Cole
... Detective Lee Butters
... Wah Sing Ku
... Captain Ed Murphy
... Benny 'Uncle Benny' Chan
... Trish Murtaugh
... Rianne Murtaugh Butters
... Hong, Chinese Refugee
... State Department Man
Calvin Jung ... Detective Ng
... Nick Murtaugh
... Carrie Murtaugh
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Storyline

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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Next summer is lethal. See more »

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lethal 4  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,048,124, 12 July 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$130,444,603

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$285,444,603
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Only movie of the Lethal Weapon film franchise that does not feature the chase theme. The chase theme was used in the first one during the Hollywood Boulevard chase, when Riggs pursues Mr. Joshua. It was used in the second one during the pursuit of the stolen tow truck. It was used in the third one during the pursuit of Jack Travis at the hockey rink. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene when Riggs first tells Roger to take his clothes off, Roger is clearly seen with his hands on his jacket taking it off. Then it the next scene his hands are down and the jacket is back on his shoulders. See more »

Quotes

Roger Murtaugh: Since I met you, I done some hairy shit, but this is not gonna happen. I'm gonna be a grandfather; you and Lorna are gonna have a baby. He ain't worth dying for, Riggs. He ain't worth it.
Martin Riggs: Yeah, yeah, you're right. Hey, if he gets away, we can track him down later on with a - you know, with a Howitzer or somethin'. Your son-in-law's over there bleedin', we should get him and get the hell out of here. Anyway, it's rainin'.
Roger Murtaugh: Yeah, it's rainin'.
Martin Riggs: I'm too old for this shit, too.
Roger Murtaugh: Guy's too damned good.
Martin Riggs:
Roger Murtaugh:
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Crazy Credits

The previous Lethal Weapon movies, Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), and Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), are featured in the end credits as film stills. See more »


Soundtracks

Pilgrim
Written and Produced by Eric Clapton and Simon Climie
Performed by Eric Clapton
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Perfect balance between comedy and action
17 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Well, the script in the film is brilliant. Joe Pesci, as always, makes the crowd laugh until they have tears in their eyes. Just by having Chris Rock in the cast makes the film worthy of watching. Just like the other lethal weapon films, there's the great duo that makes this film shine, and of course that i am talking about Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. My favorite part of the movie is where Joe Pesci has a little "argument" with Danny Glover, and the constant mistakes by Mel saying the name of Cris Rock's character are hilarious. The roof top jumping and the last fight with Jet Li was also great. So if you haven't seen this, get some some money from your parents and go and rent it!!!


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