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Certificate 18
Mel Gibson
Danny Glover
Gary Busey
Mitch Ryan
Richard Donner
Shane Black
Running Time
110 minutes

Lethal Weapon
Richard Donner cements his Mr. Versatility tag as his filmography (Superman, The Omen, The Goonies) takes another twist in this adults-only adventure.

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Martin Riggs (Gibson) is crazy. He's also a police sergeant whose suicidal tendencies and disregard for life make him the ideal partener for easy going (by the book) cop Roger Murtaugh (Glover). Close to retirement, Murtaugh wants an easy life, but Riggs has other, more life-threatening, drug-ring busting ideas.

The pace never slows, the jokes never miss and the stunts never disappoint in this macho-dream of an actioner.

Reviewed by Gavin Bainbridge

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