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Lethal Weapon: Director's Cut (1987)
Rating:
Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey
Director: Richard Donner
Category: Action, Action Comedy
Studio: Warner Bros.
Subtitles:
English, Spanish, French
Length:
117 mins

 
 

 

The ever-popular original, with over seven minutes of previously unavailable scenes, the director's cut of Lethal Weapon is a long-overdue present for fans. Rigg's solitary homelife and the tragic loss spurring him to a reckless disregard for his own safety now come into greater focus. We see that recklessness in new scenes underlining the differences between the two cops. Murtaugh, just 50, needs reassurance about his skills at a firing range. Riggs, not caring if he sees another birthday, cooly walks into a schoolyard sniper's field of fire. All the humor and adrenaline that made this orignal an entertainment milestone are here, too. No scenes have been removed. But new action and new insight are now included. Include yourself in the excitement.

 
 
   
   

 
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