Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan
Shane Black (Screenplay), Richard Donner (Director)
Release: Mar. 6th, 1987
Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.
which action movie series you prefer between these two, i ve personally always liked buddy cop movies, and when it comes to lethal weapon i have to say that chemistry comes by nature between these two...
I watched the first one today for the first time in ages, and I thought "This one is easily the best one, but not my favorite". That honour goes to the second Lethal Weapon.
Which one is ...
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The original Shane Black movie, Lethal Weapon features all the hallmarks that would come to define the man's few but undoubtedly distinctive attempts to update film noir for the sensibilities of an audience hungry for high-concept blockbusters.
All of these movies feature contrasting character pairs (and ironically all of them have police or military backgrounds), and in Lethal Weapon we got the straight-laced two-days-left-till-retirement Danny Glover paired with the youthful go-get-em newbie- WHOA WAIT A SECOND, I'm sorry, I have the wro....