Lethal Weapon

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Lethal Weapon is a 1987 American buddy cop action movie. It was directed by Richard Donner and produced by him and Joel Silver. It was written by Shane Black. It stars Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as LAPD sergeants. Gibson plays narcotics sergeant Martin Riggs and Glover plays homicide sergeant Roger Murtaugh. They are very different from each other. However, they have to work together to stop a gang of heroin smugglers, including characters played by Gary Busey and Mitchell Ryan.

It is the first in a series of four movies.

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Country Premiere
 United States 6 March 1987
 Australia 28 May 1987
 Brazil 28 May 1987
 Philippines 10 June 1987
 Japan 13 June 1987
 Hong Kong 2 July 1987
 Netherlands 23 July 1987
 Denmark 24 July 1987
 France 5 August 1987
 Spain 7 August 1987
 Portugal 7 August 1987
 Sweden 14 August 1987
 United Kingdom 28 August 1987
 Ireland 28 August 1987
 Norway 3 September 1987
 West Germany 10 September 1987
 Finland 11 September 1987
 Italy 11 September 1987
 Greece 13 September 1987
 Argentina 22 October 1987
 South Korea 24 December 1987
 Turkey October 1989

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