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Lethal Weapon 3 Reviews

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
August 12, 2012
Lethal Weapon 3 is inexcusable crap, but it's sort of intriguing inexcusable crap.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
June 14, 2012
The franchise is back to its middling ways with Lethal Weapon 3, a sporadically entertaining entry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Violent action sequel on par with rest of series.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

August 25, 2008
Slick, predictable fun.
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TIME Magazine
August 25, 2008
A cheerfully amoral movie that cannily caters to and satirizes our passion for cinematic violence.

TV Guide
August 25, 2008
More of the same, but it's now so far removed from any sense of reality, and done with such ham-fisted insistence, it's become a clumsy parody of itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Variety Staff
June 5, 2008
Manages to be highly entertaining and sanctions all its violence by making the bad guys so despicable that death seems to be the only solution.
March 11, 2008
| Original Score: 3/4
Steve Crum
May 9, 2007
Action packed, violent, and funny Gibson/Glover franchise entry.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
December 26, 2006
A lethal dose of action, thrills, and comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
What this sequel delivers is still the kind of high-speed roller-coaster action that producer Joel Silver's films often do so well.
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
June 23, 2005
Aside from one good car chase, the weakest entry in the series.
| Original Score: 2/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 21, 2004
One of the best series in the genre.
| Original Score: 5/5
Dragan Antulov
March 9, 2004
Lethal Weapon 3, although the worst of all four movies, is satisfying enough not only for fans of the franchise.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
February 27, 2004
The worst in the series --s till an acceptable actioner, but more calculated than it's predecessors (and successor)
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 4, 2003
The worst of the series, but the chemistry between Mel and Danny is still strong.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The movie isn't going anywhere, but it goes in circles at top speed.
Kevin A. Ranson
April 6, 2003
Just for Rene Russo.
| Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 23, 2003
It would be nice if the films were less violent and more original, but we are stuck with the formula.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Although long in the tooth, Gibson-Glover heroics hold fast in franchise's third outing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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