Starring Mel Gibson & Danny Glover, Lethal Weapon is the first buddy action film franchise. Directed by Richard Donner (Superman 1-3, 16 Blocks) the films were a phenomenon in the genre spawning a legacy of films on the heels of its success.
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Lethal Weapon: Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) is no ordinary cop. He's a Mad Max gone maniacal, a man whose killing expertise and suicidal recklessness make him a Lethal Weapon to anyone he works against. Or with.
Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) is an easygoing homicide detective with a loving family, a big house and a pension he doesn't want to lose. Imagine Murtaugh's shock when he learns his partner is a guy with nothing left to lose; wild-eyed, burnt-out Martin Riggs. Lethal Weapon is the trill-packed story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one other thing in common; both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a routine murder investigation leads to all-out, take-no-prisoners, martial-arts-and-machine-guns war with an international heroin ring.
Director Richard Donner moves that war at two speeds: fast and faster. Hot LA days and nights explode in one show-topping scene after an other, culminating in a no-holds-barred battle between Riggs and his Angel-of-Death nemesis (Gary Busey) - an electrifying sequence incorporating three martial-art-styles and requiring four full nights to film. Fierce, fast and frequently funny, Lethal Weapon fires off round after round of can't miss entertainment.
Lethal Weapon 2: Murtaugh is still the rock-solid family man. Riggs is still the reckless daredevil, but now he counts the odds before bucking them.
Fun it is. And exciting, from its breathless, opening chase through L.A. streets to its raging gun-battle finale. In between, there's a six-story plummet from a window, a booby-trapped toilet, a Houdini-like underwater escape and the incredible destruction of a chic hillside slit house, 'With Mel and Danny, Joe is the third stooge,' director Richard Donner says. That makes three drop-dead funny guys. And one of them is lethal.
Lethal Weapon 3: They're back in their most successful, most explosive, most hilarious smash hit yet. They come, they see, they kick butt in a caper that has L.A. police detectives Riggs and Murtaugh ripping into a vicious crime ring dealing guns to the streets.
Joe Pesci returns as shady ex-mob accountant Leo Getz, and Rene Russo adds a lethal kick as Internal Affairs investigator Lorna Cole, like Riggs a born risk-taker. Risks are everywhere: a high-rise explodes into dust, a housing tract goes up like matchsticks, Riggs takes and 80-foot plunge on a motorcycle. Lethal Weapon 3 isn't just more of everything: it's the most!
Lethal Weapon 4: Pure dynamite! The Lethal Weapon team has done it again, putting the match to the fuse and putting the wow! back on screen for 'Lethal Weapon 4'.
Mel Gibson and Danny Glover return as buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh, with Joe Pesci riding comedy shotgun as chatterbox Leo. Murtaugh is still the family man. Riggs is still the gonzo loose cannon and - what's this? - family man. His will he/won't he marriage to Cole (Rene Russo) is one of the new wrinkles in this powerhouse crowd-pleaser that also stars comedy favourite Chris Rock and international action star Jet Li. Wedding bells, ammo shells, explosive laughter - this one's fully loaded!