Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

DVD - 2009
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Roger Murtaugh just turned 50. He is an aging family man and sensible veteran LAPD police officer who is just trying to make it through the day unscathed. Martin Riggs is a suicidal loose cannon cop who doesn't care if he even lives to see the end of the day. For Roger, they are reluctantly thrown together to solve the mysterious murder of a banker's daughter. Along the way, the unlikely duo uncovers a dangerous ring of drug smugglers employing ex-military mercenaries. After a tragic turn of events, the mission becomes personal and the mismatched investigators must learn to trust one another as they wage a two-man war against a deadly criminal organization
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition: Director's cut
ISBN: 9781419883163
141988316X
Branch Call Number: DVD Lethal
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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trotter73
Oct 13, 2017

it's a bit dated now, (movie came out 30 years ago), but I did enjoy it, it's been many years since I last watched it.

only thing I didn't like was the movie score/soundtrack, or more specifically the terrible saxophone playing during some scenes

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nw_writer
Mar 22, 2017

Re: this version of the movie, the Director's Cut: No need to worry - it's virtually the same as the original. In fact, you may not even notice the changes. A couple of new scenes, that's about it. They don't add a whole lot - or take much away, thankfully. This is the same great movie it always was. An '80s action classic!

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Yavin
Dec 15, 2016

Lethal Weapon features a young Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. Good 80s movie with action car chases and a little heart. Not for young viewers. Worth seeing at least once.

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JihadiConservative
Sep 29, 2016

Ah yes, the 80s. The best cop movie ever.

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DollyWannaCracker
Feb 02, 2016

Gotta love Mel Gibson. This movie doesn't disappoint.

silvermist7 Nov 26, 2011

The first and only good Lethal Weapon of the series. Action, great cop buddy storyline with younger, handsome as heck Mel Gibson and Danny Glover,crazy character acting by Gary Busey, great LA photography,terrific soundtrack music.Highly recommend at Holiday season, when it takes place-Mel, a widower, breaks out of despair.

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melbl8tr
Oct 14, 2010

Violent cop-buddy film. Interesting to watch it again knowing what we now know about Mel Gibson.

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Yavin
Dec 15, 2016

Yavin thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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