Film Franchises

Lethal Weapon

4 movies over 11 years and 4 months ($955.24M)

Lethal Weapon 4
Jul 10, 1998
18 years 10 months 15 days ago
$285.44M (29.88%)

Lethal Weapon 3
May 15, 1992
25 years 10 days ago
$321.73M (33.68%)

Lethal Weapon 2
Jul 7, 1989
27 years 10 months 18 days ago
$227.85M (23.85%)

Lethal Weapon
Mar 6, 1987
30 years 2 months 19 days ago
$120.21M (12.58%)

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Jul 10, 1998 - 18 years 10 months 15 days ago
$285.44M (29.88%)
Director
Richard Donner
Writers
Shane Black (characters), Jonathan Lemkin (story), Alfred Gough (story), Miles Millar (story), Channing Gibson (screenplay)
Actors
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo
Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, after escaping death from the previous movies are put on a hit list by The Triads. When blood thirsty mercenaries are on their tail they team up again with Leo Getz and Lorna Cole, a newcomer (Chris Rock) to finally put an end to the Triads for good.

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

May 15, 1992 - 25 years 10 days ago
$321.73M (33.68%)
Director
Richard Donner
Writers
Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay), Jeffrey Boam (story), Shane Black (characters)
Actors
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo
Martin Riggs finally meets his match in the form of Lorna Cole, a beautiful but tough policewoman. Together with Roger Murtaugh, his partner, the three attempt to expose a crooked former policeman and his huge arms racket. The crooked cop (Jack Travis) thwarts them at every turn, mainly by killing anyone who is about to talk, but Murtaugh has personal problems of his own as his family are brought into the equation.

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Jul 7, 1989 - 27 years 10 months 18 days ago
$227.85M (23.85%)
Director
Richard Donner
Writers
Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Shane Black (story), Warren Murphy (story), Shane Black (characters)
Actors
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland
Riggs and Murtaugh are trying to take down some drug dealers but the they turn out to be not run of the mill drug dealers; they have automatic weapons and helicopters. Eventually they grab one of their vehicles and find a million dollars worth of gold coins or Krudderands in the trunk. Later Murtaugh is threatened by the men they're pursuing. That's when the Captain reassigns them to protect a man named Leo Getz who is suppose to testify in a big case. When they get to where Leo is, someone tries to kill him and that's when they learn he laundered half a billion dollars worth of drug money. He then takes them to a place he once went to and that's when the people there start shooting at them. Later when they come back with back up they learn that the men work for the South African consulate and have diplomatic immunity. They deduce that they are the ones they were looking for, but because of they have diplomatic immunity they can't do anything.

Lethal Weapon (1987)

Mar 6, 1987 - 30 years 2 months 19 days ago
$120.21M (12.58%)
Director
Richard Donner
Writer
Shane Black
Actors
Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan
Martin Riggs is an L.A. cop with suicidal tendencies and Roger Murtaugh is the unlucky police officer with whom Riggs is assigned. Together they uncover a huge drug-smuggling operation, and as their success rate grows so does their friendship.
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