Lethal Weapon 2

BB.5

(out of 5)


Caught between the excellent Lethal Weapon and the mindlessly entertaining Lethal Weapon 3, this lackluster installment doesn’t really stand up all too well. is once again the loose cannon and  the straight-laced cop who partner up on the Los Angeles police force. When they interview a witness () to a crime involving stolen South African money, they discover that diplomats from that country have been using their political immunity as a way of engaging in criminal activity, completely unseen by the law. Gibson gets close to a woman () working for the crime bosses and she helps them get closer to the bad guys. Some cool stunts and lots of witty one-liners, but this one is strictly for fans only. Pesci’s character was such a favourite with audiences that the writers found a way for him to return in both sequels after this film.


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USA, 1989

Directed by Richard Donner

Story by , , Screenplay by , based on characters created by Shane Black

Cinematography by

Produced by Richard Donner,

Music by , ,

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by


Academy Awards:  1989


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One thought on “Lethal Weapon 2

  1. Nice movie…………..very interesting, and actors are charismatic…….good story and screenplay…………….action and dynamics.
    I watch the movie again ever as I can………….. So why don’t you?
    Congratulations for the production, that is what I think here from Brazil.

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