Lethal Weapon is a 1987 American buddy cop action comedy directed by Richard Donner, starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as a mismatched pair of L.A.P.D. detectives and stars Mitchell Ryan and Gary Busey as their primary adversaries.
(aiming his gun at Mcalister's oncoming car)
Roger Murtaugh: No way you live. No way.
Roger Murtaugh: (about Rianne's date) The one with the pits in his face?
Rianne Murtaugh: Those are dimples!
Roger Murtaugh: Those are pits. When he smiles, I can see through his head.
Sergeant McCaskey: You know, Roger, you are way behind the times. The guys of the 80s aren't tough. They are sensitive people. Show a little emotion to a woman and shit like that. I think I'm an '80s man...
Roger Murtaugh: How do you figure?
Sergeant McCaskey: Last night I cried in bed. So how is that?
Roger Murtaugh: Were you with a woman?
Sergeant McCaskey: I was alone. Why do you think I cried?
Roger Murtaugh: Sounds like an '80s man to me...
|Release Date||6 March 1987|
|US Box Office||$65,000,000|
|Tagline||If these two can learn to stand each other... the bad guys don't stand a chance.|
|Genre||Action, Crime, Thriller|
|Filming Locations||Columbia/Warner Bros. Ranch - 411 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, California, USA|
|Sound Mix||70 mm 6-Track, Dolby|
|Film Class||Action Thriller, Police Detective Film, Odd Couple Film|
|Mood||Thrill Rides, Tough Guys|
|Themes||Rogue Cops, Suicide|
|Tones||Humorous, Tense, Slick, Cynical, Visceral|