Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson), a young detective with a suicidal death wish, is paired with Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover), a good cop and family man. While investigating an apparent suicide, the pair uncovers an international drug smuggling operation run by a group of Vietnam War special forces veterans. As they set out to bring down the ruthless retired general (Mitch Ryan) in charge, Riggs and Murtaugh find mutal respect and become reluctant friends. Directed by Richard Donner. With Gary Busey. Categories: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 1987.
Mel Gibson in Lethal Weapon
Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon
Mel Gibson also appeared in Mad Max, Mad Max 2, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Signs, Apocalypto, Braveheart, Who Killed the Electric Car?, The Million Dollar Hotel, Payback, Hamlet, What Women Want, Lethal Weapon 3, and Edge of Darkness.
Danny Glover also appeared in Saw, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Shaggy Dog, Shooter, Dreamgirls, Be Kind Rewind, Predator 2, Blindness, Lethal Weapon 3, 2012, and Death at a Funeral.
Gary Busey also appeared in The Firm, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Predator 2, and Grown Ups.
Mitch Ryan also appeared in Grosse Pointe Blank and Liar Liar.
Tom Atkins also appeared in My Bloody Valentine 3-D.
Shane Black also appeared in The Last Boy Scout, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Monster Squad, Predator, and Lethal Weapon 3.
Richard Donner also appeared in Ladyhawke, Assassins, 16 Blocks, Superman, Superman II, Timeline, and Lethal Weapon 3.