"[15] Roger Ebert gave Lethal Weapon 4 two stars out of four, writing: "Lethal Weapon 4 has all the technical skill of the first three movies in the series, but lacks the secret weapon, which was conviction.

A dark grey cell indicates the information is not available for the film. Wah Sing Ku (Jet Li) is a ruthless enforcer who personally attempts to murder Murtaugh's family by burning them alive in their own home. The opening scene is an unrelated sequence in which Riggs and Murtaugh, two LAPD sergeants, confront a lunatic wearing a flame-retardant armored suit and wielding an automatic firearm and a flamethrower. Lorna Cole (Rene Russo) is pregnant with LAPD Sergeant Martin Riggs' baby; they are not married, but both are thinking about it. After a brief skirmish (where Wah Sing Ku dismantles Riggs' gun with a flick of his wrist in one deft move), the entire family is tied up and left to die in the house as it is set on fire with everyone inside, including both pregnant women. The only obstacle is Warner Bros. Pictures greenlighting the film. Riggs and Murtaugh decide to hire Leo to follow Uncle Benny around, but the Triads feels they are getting too close and decides to strike back. Meanwhile, Riggs and Murtaugh are being informed by Captain Murphy that the damage they've caused, the department lost it's insurance and aren't able to get a new one, and since firing them isn't really an option for them, they're being promoted to Captain. Riggs and Lorna are married at the end of the film as their child is born. [5], Deadline reported that Matthew Miller will create and co-executive produce a Lethal Weapon TV series with Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz for Fox. The franchise originally consisted of a series of four films released between 1987 and 1998, and later a television series which aired from 2016 to 2019. Reaching them on the freeway, Riggs lets Murtaugh take over driving and climbs out of the car and leaps over to a mobile home. Lethal Weapon Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Their son and Rianne's daughter are born, and Murtaugh accepts Butters as his son-in-law (due to the latter having taken a bullet for him during the shootout).

[5][6] Although the film grossed $130 million in the U.S., it was not considered a runaway financial success as the previous three films had been. Uncle Benny mentions the Four Fathers, which the detectives mishear as "forefathers"; another detective, Detective Ng, who knows about Chinese society and cultures, corrects them on this point and helps them piece the entire operation together.

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Lethal Weapon 4 debuted at No.