Lethal Weapon 4 - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Lethal Weapon 4 Reviews

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Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Overstuffed and formulaic...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
The performances are exceptional, Richard Donner's direction is still good, and the film is always entertaining, if unfocused.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
One could argue about which Lethal Weapon is the best, but No. 4 is certainly the funniest, warmest and most idiosyncratic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Lisa Osborne
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
...audiences will laugh and cry and even chew on their fingers during the action sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
The relationship/humour stuff in Lethal Weapon 4 is pretty much excruciating, mawkish and inane... The second part of Lethal Weapon 044,the action sequences, are much better.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos
September 3, 2001
Explosiva, hilarante, exagerada, llamativa, enredada, cambiante, disfrutable, divertida, muy divertida.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Although Lethal Weapon 4 is certainly the least of the series, it is a fun popcorn experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
There's no plot worth describing, no repartee wittier than 'Oh shut up,' no acting moments that rise above the level of posing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
It delivers the action you expect from this series.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Pardon me for having groaned in anticipation of what, in the full perspective-warping heat of the summer movie season, turns out to be one of the nicer blow-'em-ups around.
| Original Score: 4/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Given the expectations that constrain it, Lethal Weapon 4 is probably the best motion picture that could possibly result from another teaming of Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover).
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Lethal Weapon 4 has all the technical skill of the first three movies in the series, but lacks the secret weapon, which was conviction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

E! Online
January 1, 2000
...solidly entertaining...
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
The plot is really just an excuse for some wild stunts and flashy martial arts demonstrations, and Lethal Weapon 4 doesn't compromise on either.
| Original Score: 3/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
The franchise itself is now, alas, getting too old for this, er, stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com
January 1, 2000
No longer lethal, Detective Riggs is a crotchety middle-aged weapon now
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Cheryl DeWolfe
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
I started checking my watch after forty minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 52/100
Andrew Collins
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
While the action interludes are impressively staged and edited, they strain for originality...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Oz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
You know what makes this film eminently more watchable than the last in the series? Two words: Jet Li.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
You can relax and let the good guys dazzle with stunts and thrills...
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