DVD365.net
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) artwork

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

1st January 2000

Riggs and Murtaugh are back in an all action sequel. Together they must battle a group of corrupt South African officials who hide behind their diplomatic immunity to sell drugs and launder money.
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Derrick O'Connor, Patsy Kensit, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Steve Kahan, Mark Rolston
Action/Adventure, Crime
1
1 Hour 54 Minutes

Riggs are Murtaugh have been assigned to 'baby sit' an accountant, Leo Getz, who has been laundering billions of dollars of drug money and is about to testify against a group of smugglers. Naturally, they are not happy and fail in an attempt to murder him, along with Riggs and Murtaugh, in his hotel room.

Hungry for revenge, the pair set out to find a house where Leo use to meet with the couriers to pick up money for laundering. However, when they finally find the house they discover that they are dealing with a corrupt group of South African officials who are using their diplomatic credentials to go about their evil business.

The picture and sound quality of this disc is only average. There are no visible signs of artifacting and the bit-rate is reasonably high, but the graininess and imperfections in the picture disappoint. It is hard to believe that this film is over ten years old, with only a younger looking Gibson giving it away, but it is probably the age of the film stock which causes the majority of the picture problems.

The re-mastered 5.1 soundtrack is also disappointing. Although there is some use of the rear channels and the occasional LFE, most of the sound is directed through the centre channel. I was very disappointed. I've also heard that the DTS version of this film is also a bit of let down.

Picture and sound complaints aside, this film is really quite entertaining with plenty of subtle one-liners to raise a chuckle. There's plenty more explosions, car chases and comedy, including an exploding toilet, to keep the action fan happy and it is a vast improvement over the previous film. The chemistry between Gibson and Glover continues to work well as their partnership develops from the previous film, plus the introduction of funny man Joe Pesci is the ace in the pack. From the moment the end credits roll you knew a sequel would just have to follow.

  • Behind the Scenes Featurette
  • Production Notes
  • Theatrical Trailer
Homeland artwork

Homeland

DVD11/09/2014

As Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous ...
Lee Mack  artwork

Lee Mack

DVD10/12/2014

Penthouse North artwork

Penthouse North

BD04/02/2014

Thanks For Sharing artwork

Thanks For Sharing

DVD02/02/2014

Gomorrah artwork

Gomorrah

DVD19/07/2016

Apple Tree Yard artwork

Apple Tree Yard

BD20/02/2017

Captain Underpants artwork

Captain Underpants

DVDBD17/10/2017

Hold onto your capes! Based on the bestselling book series by Dav Pilkey, DreamWorks Animation presents Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, coming soon to DVD and Blu-ray from Twentieth Century Fox Home ...
Rough Night artwork

Rough Night

DVDBD16/10/2017

Spider-Man artwork

Spider-Man

DVDBD3D-BD4K-UHD17/10/2017

Where's the Money artwork

Where's the Money

DVD16/10/2017

The Dark Tower artwork

The Dark Tower

DVDBD4K-UHD17/10/2017

Getting Any? artwork

Getting Any?

BD16/10/2017

Queen

Review05/03/2007

An intimate and revealing portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family, The Queen takes a unique look behind closed doors during one of the most emotional times in recent British history, the ...

Killing Hasselhoff

News31/08/2017

Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff star in the most hilarious and outrageous comedy of the year, Killing Hasselhoff, available on DVD and Blu-ray 2nd October 2017 from Universal Pictures (UK).

Transformers

News09/10/2017

Filled with non-stop action from start to finish, director Michael Bay's Transformers: The Last Knight explodes on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D 30th October 2017 from Paramount Home ...
"You belong where you believe you belong."
The Queen of Katwe (2016)

Designated Survivor

DVD14/10/2017109

Alien Covenant

DVDBD4K-UHD17/10/2017104

Riviera

DVDBD17/10/2017103

The Mummy

DVDBD3D-BD4K-UHD17/10/2017102

Broken City

DVDBDNOTES08/10/20173414

Fast Girls

DVDBDNOTES14/10/20171526

The Ghost

DVDBDNOTES12/10/20171413

Escape Plan

DVDBDNOTES13/10/20171361

Racing Stripes

DVD13/10/20172209

Austin Powers

DVD09/10/20171289

The Simpsons

DVD09/10/2017773

#Victoria Series 2 available #DVD #BluRay 27th November by @ITVStudios
DVD365.net

Fargo

DVD09/10/2017

The Crown

DVDBD22/08/2017

Getting Any?

BD05/10/2017

The Shack

DVD11/09/2017