Lethal Weapon 3

Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet hardnosed internal affairs sergeant who catches Riggs's eye.

Directed by: Steve Perry Richard Donner Trudy Ramirez Gregory Kent Simmons Michael Alan Kahn Warren Gray
Genres: Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime,
Production Company: Silver Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Commission,

Lethal Weapon 3 - The magic is back again! - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 15-05-1992
  • Runtime: 118 Minutes
  • Popularity: 20.39
  • Vote Count: 1,792
  • IMDB Rating: 6.6
  • Budget: USD 35,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 321,731,527
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Mel Gibson - Azwaad Movie Database Mel Gibson Martin Riggs
Danny Glover - Azwaad Movie Database Danny Glover Roger Murtaugh
Joe Pesci - Azwaad Movie Database Joe Pesci Leo Getz
Rene Russo - Azwaad Movie Database Rene Russo Lorna Cole
Stuart Wilson - Azwaad Movie Database Stuart Wilson Jack Travis
Steve Kahan - Azwaad Movie Database Steve Kahan Captain Ed Murphy
Mary Ellen Trainor - Azwaad Movie Database Mary Ellen Trainor Stephanie Woods
Darlene Love - Azwaad Movie Database Darlene Love Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe - Azwaad Movie Database Traci Wolfe Rianne Murtaugh
Ebonie Smith - Azwaad Movie Database Ebonie Smith Carrie Murtaugh
Photo Name Department
Robert Mark Kamen-Writing Robert Mark Kamen Writing (Screenplay)
Bub Asman-Sound Bub Asman Sound (Sound Editor)
Jeffrey Boam-Writing Jeffrey Boam Writing (Screenplay)
Sting-Sound Sting Sound (Theme Song Performance)
Joel Silver-Production Joel Silver Production (Producer)
Jan de Bont-Camera Jan de Bont Camera (Director of Photography)
Eric Clapton-Sound Eric Clapton Sound (Original Music Composer)
Marion Dougherty-Production Marion Dougherty Production (Casting)
Spencer Franklin-Production Spencer Franklin Production (Production Secretary)
Steve Perry-Production Steve Perry Production (Unit Production Manager)

See Full Cast & Crew of Lethal Weapon 3


John Chard

The public get what they want. In this third instalment of the popular Lethal Weapon series, Murtaugh is counting down the days till he finally hangs up his badge, but he and Riggs run into an ex-cop who is dealing in special cop-killing bullets. In total there were four Lethal Weapon films, regardless of quality (they declined in quality with each release) each film made gargantuan amounts of money. Who could blame those involved for milking it for all it was worth if the paying public demanded it eh? Made for $35 million, part 3 went on to make Worldwide $321 million, thus ensuring that a part 4 was inevitable. But is Lethal Weapon 3 actually any good? Was the loyal paying public rewarded for their time?. Well yes, chances are that if you were already a fan of the series then this does deliver all you wanted and hoped for. Director Richard Donner and his team of writers shrewdly cottoned on to the basic fact that the ante had to be raised. It's a pretty light plot in truth, but enter more explosions, more action and make Riggs more comically reckless than usual, well it's a successful formula - even if Riggs and Murtaugh are now in essence just a comedy double act (one man love sequence not withstanding that is). Into the mix comes karate-kicking Internal Affairs female sergeant Lorna Cole (a more than agreeable turn from Rene Russo), who simultaneously gives Riggs more scope for gags and a love interest, and love him or hate him, Joe Pesci again pops in with mirth as the whiny Leo Getz. Stuart Wilson gets to play the bad guy with relish, and just to show it's not all about slam bangery and japes, the film also boasts having an affecting strand about kids with guns on the streets - and of course the scum who put those guns into those hands. It's all very simple and disposable in the world of the popcorn actioner, and yeah, it's not as good as what came before it in the series, but it's still an entertaining viewing for the series fans regardless. 7/10

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