All four Lethal Weapon flicks hit Netflix on Wednesday

Last Updated on July 30, 2021

I know you're stuck inside. I know you're f*cking bored. But help is on the way in the form of ALL FOUR films in Richard Donner's LETHAL WEAPON series with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. Yes, that includes LETHAL WEAPON with Gary Busey and Tom Atkins, LETHAL WEAPON 2 with Joe Pesci as Leo Getz, LETHAL WEAPON 3 with Rene Russo as Lorna Cole, and LETHAL WEAPON 4 with Chris Rock and Jet Li.

As you can tell by the headline, all four films will be blasting their way onto Netflix this Wednesday, April 1st. For real.


Following the death of his wife, Los Angeles police detective Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) becomes reckless and suicidal. When he is reassigned and partnered with Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover), Riggs immediately clashes with the older officer. Together they uncover a massive drug-trafficking ring. As they encounter increasingly dangerous situations, Riggs and Murtaugh begin to form a bond. Riggs' volatile behavior might just help them apprehend the criminals — if it doesn't kill them both first.

LETHAL WEAPON 2 centers on

South African smugglers who find themselves being hounded and harassed by Riggs and Murtaugh, two mismatched Los Angeles police officers. However, the South Africans are protected by diplomatic immunity, and so the two are assigned to witness-protection duty in an attempt by their captain to keep his job. It is only when this witness reveals to them that he has already dealt with the smugglers that the trouble really starts.


Veteran police detective Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) only days away from retiring when he and his tough partner, Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson), are roped into an important internal affairs case. Working with the beautiful, no-nonsense Sergeant Lorna Cole (Rene Russo) and aided by the shifty informant Leo Getz (Joe Pesci), Murtaugh and Riggs begin to close in on a black-market weapons operation involving corrupt cop and arms dealer Jack Travis (Stuart Wilson).

And LETHAL WEAPON 4 tells the tale of

Detective Riggs (Mel Gibson) who 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.

All four flicks were directed by Richard Donner (THE OMEN, THE GOONIES) and star Mel Gibson as Martin Riggs and Danny Glover as Roger Murtaugh. Other than the original, which LETHAL WEAPON sequel is your favorite? This is MY pick. Haha. But really. Let us know below!

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