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Lethal Weapon
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Lethal Weapon Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica
Rating: R Year: 1987 Category: Action
Director: Richard Donner Time: 109 min. Writer: Shane Black

Mine: Mel's goofy humor and Glover's distressed dignity are a great combo. This is the best of the 4 of these movies. Funny, interesting, fast moving.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Undercover cop Gibson, a borderline psychopath who's always on the edge, is partnered with stable family-man Glover, and they prove a good team as they go after a particularly scummy drug ring. Loud, violent, trashy cop movie done to a turn; fast paced and entertaining so long as you don't think about it too much. Followed by three sequels.
User Reviews:
Axel's rating:
5 Stars
(out of 5 stars)
Very enjoyable. Unlike most other cop films, this one's got edge. Richard Donner's direction is top-notch as well, and he directs it with a very flashy visual style that somehow works. Easily the best out of all the Lethal Weapon films. Glover and Gibson are a terrific team. Michael Kamen and Eric Clapton's score helps bring the film to life. Not deep, but entertaining and fun.
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Traci Wolfe as:
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