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Lethal Weapon Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1987
Running Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Donner
Screenwriter: Shane Black
Producers: Joel Silver
Studio: Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon Synopsis

Suicidal Los Angeles cop Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) is teamed with retirement age detective Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) to break up a heroin smuggling ring being run by Vietnam Special Forces members.

Lethal Weapon Cast

Mel Gibson - Martin Riggs
Danny Glober - Roger Murtaugh
Gary Busey - Mr. Joshua
Mitchell Ryan - The General
Tom Atkins - Michael Hunsaker
Steve Kahan - Captain Ed Murphy
Darlene Love - Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe - Rianne Murtaugh
Damon Hines - Nick Murtaugh
Ebonie Smith - Carrie Murtaugh

Lethal Weapon Awards and Nominations

1987 Academy Awards®

Best Sound (Nom)

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Martin Riggs ( Mel Gibson ):

"I haven't even started yet."

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