• Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Lethal Weapon 4

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 1998

R |2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary

Detective Riggs (Mel Gibson) tries to settle down with his pregnant girlfriend, Lorna (Rene Russo), while his partner, Murtaugh (Danny Glover), comes to grips with the marriage of his pregnant daughter, Rianne (Traci Wolfe), to fellow cop Butters (Chris Rock). But they find themselves and their families targeted by Chinese mobsters, led by Wah Sing Ku (Jet Li). Riggs, Murtaugh, Butters and private eye Getz (Joe Pesci) decide to go on the offensive before the gangsters get to their loved ones.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Chris Rock, Jet Li, Steve Kahan, Kim Chan

Director: Richard Donner

Genres: Action

Production Co: Silver Pictures, Donner/Schuler-Donner, Warner Brothers

Keywords: Rescue, Car, Girlfriend, House, Engaging, Daughter, Love, Los Angeles, Marriage, Family, 1990s, Gripping, Rivalry, Friendship

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    It's a calculated formula for success, and makes for entertaining viewing, but those expecting something with the spark of the first two pictures may be disappointed. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    One could argue about which "Lethal Weapon'' is the best, but No. 4 is certainly the funniest, warmest and most idiosyncratic. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Examiner

    I think the script by television writer Channing Gibson (no relation) is the funniest of them all. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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