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Lethal Weapon (1987)

R 03/06/1987 (US) AdventureActionComedyThrillerCrime 1h 50m

If these two can learn to stand each other... the bad guys don't stand a chance.


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.

  1. Richard Donner


  2. Shane Black


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  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    Martin Riggs

  2. Danny Glover

    Danny Glover

    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

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