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LETHAL WEAPON

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 109m 21s

Director(s) Richard Donner

Cast includes Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Tom Atkins, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Jackie Swanson, Damon Hines, Ebonie Smith, Bill Kalmenson, Lycia Naff, Patrick Cameron, Don Gordon, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Jason Ronard, Blackie Dammett, Gail Bowman, Robert Fol, Selma Archerd

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

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

Details

Title
LETHAL WEAPON
Year
1987
Distributor(s)
Columbia-Cannon-Warner
Classified date(s)
26/03/1987
Main language
English
Submitted run time
109m 21s
Approved footage
9841+15
BBFC reference
AFF060716
Registration number
CFH14596

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