Lethal Weapon
  • Directors(s)

    Richard Donner

  • Production Year

    1987

  • Release date

    16/03/1987

  • Genre(s)

    Crime, Action, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    109m

  • Cast

    Henry Brown, Lenny Juliano, Teresa Kadotani, Brian Strohm, John O'Neill, Frank Reinhard, Allison Caine (voice), Tom Noga, Deborah Dismukes, Natalie Zimmerman, Terri Lynn Doss, Cheryl Baker, Donald Gooden, Sharon K. Brecke, Shaun Hunter, Alphonse Philippe Mouzon, Sven Thorsen, Chris D. Jardins, Gilles Kohler, Peter DuPont, James Poslof, Cedric Adams, Michael Shaner, Al Leong, Steve Kahan, Mary Ellen Trainor, Grand L. Bush, Jack Thibeau, Gustav Vintas, Ed O'Ross, Chad Hayes, Paul Tuerpe, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Don Gordon, Blackie Dammett, Jason Ronard, Robert Fol, Gail Bowman, Richard B. Whitaker, Selma Archerd, Traci Wolfe, Darlene Love, Damon Hines, Jackie Swanson, Bill Kalmenson, Ebonie Smith, Patrick Cameron, Lycia Naff, Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover, Tom Atkins, Mitchell Ryan, Joan Severance, Mic Rodgers

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Film

Lethal Weapon

Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.

  • Directors(s)

    Richard Donner

  • Production Year

    1987

  • Release date

    16/03/1987

  • Genre(s)

    Crime, Action, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    109m

  • Cast

    Henry Brown, Lenny Juliano, Teresa Kadotani, Brian Strohm, John O'Neill, Frank Reinhard, Allison Caine (voice), Tom Noga, Deborah Dismukes, Natalie Zimmerman, Terri Lynn Doss, Cheryl Baker, Donald Gooden, Sharon K. Brecke, Shaun Hunter, Alphonse Philippe Mouzon, Sven Thorsen, Chris D. Jardins, Gilles Kohler, Peter DuPont, James Poslof, Cedric Adams, Michael Shaner, Al Leong, Steve Kahan, Mary Ellen Trainor, Grand L. Bush, Jack Thibeau, Gustav Vintas, Ed O'Ross, Chad Hayes, Paul Tuerpe, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Don Gordon, Blackie Dammett, Jason Ronard, Robert Fol, Gail Bowman, Richard B. Whitaker, Selma Archerd, Traci Wolfe, Darlene Love, Damon Hines, Jackie Swanson, Bill Kalmenson, Ebonie Smith, Patrick Cameron, Lycia Naff, Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover, Tom Atkins, Mitchell Ryan, Joan Severance, Mic Rodgers

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LETHAL WEAPON is a crime drama about a depressed police detective who, when reassigned with a new older partner, discovers an illegal drug trafficking ring.

Violence

A man is tortured when tied to a chair and electrocuted. There are also frequent strong bloody shootings and a prolonged fight sequence which includes punches, kicks and head butts, all of which are delivered with strong impact detail.

Language

There are frequent uses of strong language ('f**k').

A woman is seen snorting a line of cocaine.

There is sexualised bare breast nudity when a woman walks around an apartment and also when a man appears to be watching an adult video, though there is no explicit detail. There are also brief moments of natural nudity

  • Classified date

    26/03/1987

  • BBFC reference

    AFF060716

  • Language

    English