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- ISBN: 1419859110 (dvd)
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (483min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2007.
|General Note:|| The Lethal Weapon movies are some of the best buddy/action/comedy movies ever. This two disc set includes all four movies in the Lethal Weapon series. Each of the movies is shown in the Director's Cut edition. There are trailers for the first three movies, but not for LETHAL WEAPON 4. However, LETHAL WEAPON 4 does include a commentary with director Richard Donner. After thirty-years on the force, Murtaugh is finally going to retire. However, eight days before the big event he and Riggs become involved in a case of gun running and cops gone bad. Riggs finds lasting love with an internal affairs officer, Lorna Cole (Rene Russo). Leo Getz also returns. LETHAL WEAPON 4 brings back the entire cast of the Lethal Weapon films for one last go-around. Lorna Cole is pregnant with Riggs' child. Murtaugh's eldest daughter, Rianne (Traci W
LETHAL WEAPON is the first movie in the series and introduces the unlikely cop team of Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) and Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson). Murtaugh is fifty-years old and a veteran officer. Riggs is an up-and-coming star of the police force, known for his atypical style. They are partnered together and become close friends while working to bring down a major drug cartel.
LETHAL WEAPON 2 continues a few years after LETHAL WEAPON. Murtaugh and Riggs are still partners. Once again they are on a drug case, but this time it's an international drug ring of diplomats from South Africa with diplomatic immunity. They are also put in charge of protecting a key witness and informant, Leo Getz (Joe Pesci) who becomes a great secondary character in the series. Also, Riggs falls in love and pulls a house off a cliff.As a bit of trivia, Riggs was supposed to die in this one, but the studio called for a rewrite knowing how successful the franchise would be The Lethal Weapon series was going to be a trilogy wrapped up with the retirement of Murtaugh at the end of LETHAL WEAPON 3.
LETHAL WEAPON 3: After thirty-years on the force, Murtaugh is finally going to retire. However, eight days before the big event he and Riggs become involved in a case of gun running and cops gone bad. Riggs finds lasting love with an internal affairs officer, Lorna Cole (Rene Russo). Leo Getz also returns.
LETHAL WEAPON 4 brings back the entire cast of the Lethal Weapon films for one last go-around. Lorna Cole is pregnant with Riggs' child. Murtaugh's eldest daughter, Rianne (Traci Wolfe) is secretly engaged to Detective Lee Butters Chris Rock) and has a baby on the way, too. Meanwhile, Murtaugh and Riggs get entangled in bringing down a Chinese king pin, Wah Sing Ku (Jet Li) determined to move his operations from the Orient to Southern California.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Disc 1, side A: Lethal Weapon director's cut, theatrical trailer 117min. Disc 1, side B: Lethal Weapon 2 director's cut theatrical trailer 118min. Disc 2, side A: Lethal Weapon 3 director's cut theatrical trailer 121min. Disc 2, side B: Lethal Weapon 4 Commentary by director Richard Donner 127min.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Photography, Stephen Goldblatt ; production design, J. Michael Riva ; editor, Stuart Baird ; music, Michael Kamen.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey.
|Summary, etc.:|| Two LA police with divergent personalities are unwillingly teamed in a fight against an international heroin ring.
|Target Audience Note:|| MPAA rating: R.
|System Details Note:|| DVD Dolby digital surround stereo.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:|| For private home use only.
|Language Note:|| Close-captioned.
With English and French tracks and Spanish and French subtitles.
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