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Lethal Weapon Reviews

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August 4, 2006
Granted, the film doesn't feature the most interesting story-line to come across a movie screen, but that doesn't matter all that much because we're having a whole bunch of fun watching the chemistry between Glover and Gibson...
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 24, 2006
In this classy all-action thriller, Mel Gibson oozes charm the way his victims ooze blood.
December 6, 2005
Admittedly, it pretty cool to see Martin Riggs burst through the door the second the bad guy says "There's no more heroes left in the world" despite having just received brutal electric shock torture that will leave you cringing with shooting discomfort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 27, 2005
[VIDEO ESSAY] Screenwriter Shane Black's approach to creating unconventional characters for "Lethal Weapon" created a new template for the buddy movie genre, which dates back to the silent era of Laurel and Hardy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 6, 2005
The best in an overrated series thanks to Gibson's intense performance as a suicidal cop.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 26, 2003
The buddy-cop movie that set the standard for all to come.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 20, 2003
The film is all fast action, noisy stunts and huge, often unflattering close-ups, but it packs an undeniable wallop.
December 30, 2002
A buddy action movie that's actually extremely well-acted, especially on Gibson's part.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2002
Still remarkably entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 10, 2002
Undeniably one of the best 80s action flicks, next to Commando and Die Hard.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 4, 2002
Undistinguished, but entertaining
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
I'm a guy who is bored by shootouts and chase scenes. I've seen it all. But this movie thrilled me from beginning to end.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
A vivid, visceral reminder of just how exciting an action film can be.
January 1, 2000
A pistol-packing, snap-crackling blow-out.
January 1, 2000
Lethal Weapon is big, dumb fun, and often genuinely funny and exciting. It's no sin to enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
It moves along at a frenetic pace, providing excitement galore, so long as you don't stop to think about it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
...Lethal Weapon remains one of those rare 1980s action films that passed the test of time.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 17, 2005
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July 7, 2005
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January 2, 2005
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