DVD365.net
Lethal Weapon (1987) artwork

Lethal Weapon (1987)

1st January 2000

Martin Riggs is a suicidal cop on the edge and he's just been assigned to veteran cop, and family man, Danny Glover it's the last thing he wanted on his 50th birthday.
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitch Ryan, Tom Atkins, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Damon Hines, Ebonie Smith
Action/Adventure, Crime
1
1 Hour 50 Minutes

Martin Riggs is no ordinary cop. He's a human killing machine and a cop on the edge who has never got over the death of his wife. As he borders on the edge of suicide his reckless tendencies make him a fearsome opponent for anyone who works against, or with, him.

Roger Murtaugh has just turned 50 and is an easygoing homicide detective with a loving family, a big house and a pension just waiting for him. Needless to say he is not happy to learn that his new partner is a guy with nothing left to lose.

Whilst Murtaugh is investigating the apparent suicide of a woman he realises that the victim is the daughter of an old friend. After Murtaugh discovers that the woman was poisoned before jumping off a building, the father starts demanding that Murtaugh finds the people who murdered his daughter and kill them.

As the pair investigate the murder they uncover a ruthless international drug baron, and ex-Vietnam special forces, called "The General" and he'll stop at nothing to stop Riggs and Murtaugh shutting down his operations. As the bullets fly and the bombs explode the pair, who could not have been further apart, soon become the idea partners and a formidable team against the drug barons vicious team of mercenaries.

The picture can be sharp and detailed with no signs of artifacting. However, it can also be grainy with too much contrast and the print is starting to show its age, along with those haircuts! The sound is not the best of the film series, it was made way back in 1987, but there are plenty of bullets and explosions to keep the action fans happy.

This film is the start of a successful, and profitable, partnership and it should be added to everyone's collection, although you should consider the newer directors cut. Lethal Weapon is one of the best cop buddy films ever made which many have tried to copy but failed. However, there is only one other film which has copied this formula and gone one better, and that is Lethal Weapon 2.

  • Re-mastered 5.1 Soundtrack
  • Production Notes
  • Theatrical Trailer
Experience this year's biggest and best family fun adventure starring some of Hollywood's most popular actors when Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle debuts 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD 30th April 2018 from Sony Pictures Home ...Read more
Shanghai Job, The artwork

Shanghai Job, The

DVD12/02/2018

Ex-private security agent Danny Stratton is given a second chance following the biggest mistake of his career when he is tasked with escorting a valuable antique vase out of China. When the mission is derailed by a criminal gang who kidnap ...
Braquo artwork

Braquo

BD10/12/2016

Homeland artwork

Homeland

DVD11/09/2014

Sightseers artwork

Sightseers

BD20/09/2014

Goats artwork

Goats

DVD10/04/2014

Gomorrah artwork

Gomorrah

DVD19/07/2016

Motherland artwork

Motherland

DVD22/02/2018

Motherland, released on DVD 5th March 2018 from BBC Worldwide, is a show all about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive and unromantic sides of parenting.
Striking Out artwork

Striking Out

DVD21/02/2018

Death In Paradise artwork

Death In Paradise

DVD24/02/2018

Female Fight Club artwork

Female Fight Club

DVD24/02/2018

Battle of the Sexes artwork

Battle of the Sexes

DVD24/02/2018

Next of Kin artwork

Next of Kin

DVD24/02/2018

Inferno

Features26/09/2017

Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist on a trail of clues ...

Earth

News07/02/2018

Narrated by Robert Redford, experience the unexpected wonder of one full day on earth in Earth - One Amazing Day, released on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD 19th February 2018 from BBC Worldwide.

Saban's Power Rangers

Features15/09/2017

Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being ...
"With every new day, there's fresh hope."
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)

Murder On The Orient Express

DVDBD4K-UHD24/02/201891

Blade Runner 2049

DVDBD3D-BD4K-UHD24/02/201881

The Shanghai Job

DVD21/02/201877

The Mountain Between Us

DVDBD23/02/201873

Broken City

DVDBDNOTES15/02/20183453

Fast Girls

DVDBDNOTES24/02/20181604

The Ghost

DVDBDNOTES23/02/20181472

Escape Plan

DVDBDNOTES23/02/20181401

Racing Stripes

DVD23/02/20182277

Austin Powers

DVD09/02/20181311

The Simpsons

DVD09/02/2018799

Once Were Warriors

BD24/01/2018

The Snowman

DVDBD31/01/2018

Kiri

DVD26/01/2018