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Lethal Weapon Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover

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Martin Riggs (Gibson) is a Vietnam vet (a former special ops soldier), who is now a drugs cop. He is transfered to homicide and teamed up with Roger Murtaugh (Glover). The two investigate the death of a young woman who dives off a building. It transpires that the girl was killed because her father is involved in drugs smuggling.
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This is no ordinary drugs gang though. It is run by former special forces soldiers, who will stop at nothing to protect their operation. But when the kidnapp Murtaugh's daughter, they go too far. Riggs and Murtaugh forget they are cops and go after the soldiers.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tom Roberts




Two cops join forces to break up a drug ring. This is a fast-paced action film from beginning to end, with lots of shoot-em-up scenes, exploding buildings and violent confrontations. The film was so hugely successful that it was followed by three sequels. The action is on par with that of the Die Hard and Bad Boys films. There's also brilliant chemistry between Glover and Gibson.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy




Two policemen try to stop a gang doing drug deals.
The review of this Movie prepared by Joseph Rosenberger




Two cops, one a reckless eager-to-die loner-the other a 50 year-old father of three, are paired up to solve a murder mystery.
The review of this Movie prepared by Emily



Script Analysis of Lethal Weapon

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% 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 Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   rude people Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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