Lethal Weapon

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Overview

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.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $120,207,127.00

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Release Information

  • March 6, 1987
    R, Theatrical

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Cast 17

  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson
    Sergeant Martin Riggs

  2. Danny Glover

    Danny Glover
    Sergeant Roger Murtaugh

  3. Gary Busey

    Gary Busey
    Mr. Joshua

  4. Mitchell Ryan

    Mitchell Ryan
    General Peter McAllister

  5. Tom Atkins

    Tom Atkins
    Michael Hunsaker

  6. Darlene Love

    Darlene Love
    Trish Murtaugh

  7. Traci Wolfe

    Traci Wolfe
    Rianne Murtaugh

  8. Jackie Swanson

    Jackie Swanson
    Amanda Hunsaker

  9. Damon Hines

    Damon Hines
    Nick Murtaugh

  10. Ebonie Smith

    Ebonie Smith
    Carrie Murtaugh

  11. GK

    Gilles Kohler
    Mercenary

  12. Lycia Naff

    Lycia Naff
    Dixie

  13. Jack Thibeau

    Jack Thibeau
    Sergeant McCaskey

  14. Ed O'Ross

    Ed O'Ross
    Mendez

  15. Don Gordon

    Don Gordon
    Cop #2

  16. PC
  17. Mary Ellen Trainor

    Mary Ellen Trainor
    Psychologist

Crew 13

Art

  1. JM

    J. Michael Riva
    Production Design

  2. MM

    Marvin March
    Set Decoration

Camera

  1. SG

    Stephen Goldblatt
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. MM

    Mary Malin
    Costume Design

Directing

  1. Richard Donner

    Richard Donner
    Director

Editing

  1. Stuart Baird

    Stuart Baird
    Editor

Production

  1. Richard Donner

    Richard Donner
    Producer

  2. Joel Silver

    Joel Silver
    Producer

  3. Marion Dougherty
  4. JL

Sound

  1. Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton
    Original Music Composer

  2. Michael Kamen

    Michael Kamen
    Original Music Composer

Writing

  1. Shane Black

    Shane Black
    Screenplay

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