Lethal Weapon 2 - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Lethal Weapon 2 Reviews

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Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Sequel adds Joe Pesci to the buddy cop formula.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 4, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 27, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
September 26, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck O'Leary
February 17, 2006
Too jokey and cutesy. This is where the series took a wrong turn toward too much comedy, but the public didn't seem to mind.
| Original Score: 4/10
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
October 3, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A film with the same off-center invention and wild energy as the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
Brag Magazine
February 3, 2009
Better than the first!
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 4, 2002
Simplistic and manipulative, but it's hard to trump the Gibson and Glover team.
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
August 26, 2009
One of the finest examples of the genre, and, in my humble estimation, one of the greatest sequels put to film. Perhaps deranged hyperbole, but rarely does a follow-up outgun the original film as swiftly as Lethal 2 does.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Variety Staff
June 6, 2008
Loaded with the usual elements, Lethal Weapon 2 benefits from a consistency of tone that was lacking in the first film.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
By concentrating on the often frustrating, funny relationship between the three men, the film gains in humour but loses some of the momentum and panache which distinguished the original.
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 26, 2006
...funnier, more exciting, and more action-packed than the others in the series.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Dragan Antulov
March 9, 2004
Despite problems with poor characterization and weak plot, Lethal Weapon 2 nevertheless provides a satisfying combination of male bonding, action and humor...
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
Worse than the first, but better than the rest.
| Original Score: 3/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
May 21, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Nicolas Lacroix
December 8, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Dan Fazio
September 11, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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