Lethal Weapon 4

Lethal Weapon 4

Director: Richard Donner Cast: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci

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Overview

Detectives Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) re-teamed for their fourth foray together in this buddy-cop action comedy series based on characters created by Shane Black. With the passage of years, Murtaugh's daughter Rianne (Traci Wolfe) is now about to upgrade Murtaugh to grandfather status, while Riggs' relationship with internal affairs officer Lorna Cole (Rene Russo) means he'll become a proud papa. Elsewhere on the family front, Chinese triad members in Los Angeles smuggle families from the mainland, but this is only one item on the criminal agenda of triad leader Wah Sing Ku (Jet Li), who executes balletic martial arts maneuvers with blinding speed (fight sequences were staged by Hong Kong director Corey Yuen). The film opens with fire (when Riggs and Murtaugh encounter a flame-thrower in a bulletproof suit) and travels an entertaining popcorn plot path to a frightening, watery climax (which we won't reveal here). In between, Riggs and Murtaugh tackle the troublesome triads with an assist from wickedly witty, sharp-edged newcomer Lee Butters (Chris Rock) and private detective Leo Getz (Joe Pesci), the character first seen as a mob accountant in the second film of this highly popular series.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/15/1998
UPC: 0085391607533
Original Release: 1998
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Gibson Martin Riggs
Danny Glover Roger Murtaugh
Joe Pesci Leo Getz
Rene Russo Lorna Cole
Chris Rock Lee Butters
Jet Li Wah Sing Ku
Stephen Kahan Capt. Ed Murphy
Kim Chan Uncle Benny
Darlene Love Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe Rianne
Eddy Ko Hong
Steven Lam Ping
Richard Libertini Actor

Technical Credits
Richard Donner Director,Producer
Andrzej Bartkowiak Cinematographer
Jon G. Belyeu Special Effects Supervisor
Tim Cooney Sound/Sound Designer
Dan Cracchiolo Co-producer
Marion Dougherty Casting
Eric Clapton Score Composer
Spencer Franklin Associate Producer
Lauri Gaffin Set Decoration/Design
Channing Gibson Screenwriter
J. Mills Goodloe Co-producer
Alfred Gough Original Story
Jennifer Gwartz Associate Producer
James M. Halty Stunts
Michael Kamen Score Composer
David F. Klassen Art Director
Jonathan Lemkin Original Story
Miles Millar Original Story
Ha Nguyen Costumes/Costume Designer
Ha Nugyen Costumes/Costume Designer
Steve Perry Executive Producer
Dallas Puett Editor
Ilyse A. Reutlinger Associate Producer
J. Michael Riva Production Designer
David Sanborn Score Composer
Joel Silver Producer
Frank J. Urioste Editor
Jim Van Wyck Executive Producer
Van Wyck Asst. Director

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Lethal Weapon 4 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
I remember watching this one a lot more than the others. And having seen all of them, it makes sense know with whose who. While not the best one, its still a good sequel regardless. And a good finale to the series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is the best of the Lethal Weapons. Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) go after a Chinese Leader named Wah Sing Ku (Jet Li) who is a martial art expert, and a pro assasin. It will be an effort for even Riggs to bring this brute down because he is made of steel. See this movie today!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is good, entertaining and funny with Chris Rock and Joe Pesci. The car chases are cool and funny as how they're always getting hit in the head then almost about to fall then they get right back up but fall again and its just too much. Jet Li is interesting as the villian is beaten Mel (who had done Max back in the 70's then 80's). Alright movie.
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