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Lethal Weapon 2 Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Jet Li, Joe Pesci, Renee Ruso, Chris Rock, Traci Wolfe

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When a simple drug bust turns into a high speed chase, LAPD Sergeants Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Murtaugh (Danny Glover) wind up empty handed in terms of suspects, but they do manage to recover a car trunk full of South African krugerrands.
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A death threat made against Murtaugh makes the two that much more determined to crack the case, but they are sidetracked when their captain (Steve Kahan) assigns them to protect Leo Getz (Joe Pesci), a wiseass money launderer set to testify against a drug cartel.

When Leo leads them to the home of Arjen Rudd, the South African ambassador, Riggs and Murtaugh realize that they have their man, but that they can't do anything about it because of his diplomatic immunity.

However, when Rudd's enforcer (Derrick O'Connor) plants a bomb in Murtaugh's toilet, slaughters the rest of the squad, abducts Leo, ventilates Riggs' trailer with machine gun fire, and drowns a consular secretary (Patsy Kensit) that he had been romancing, nothing will stop the duo from making a kamikaze assault on the drug lord's stilt house and the cargo ship that transports his laundered millions.
The review of this Movie prepared by James Craver




Riggs (Gibson) and Murtaugh (Glover) are back in this 1989 sequel to 1987's Lethal Weapon. This time they are tracking a diplomat/drug dealer/murderer who is hiding behind his diplomatic immunity.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brian Sager



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude male butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   crushed    -   impaled    -   perforation--bullets    -   visually blown into pieces Any profanity?    -   Some foul language    -   A lot of foul language

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