R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.
Casting Director Marion Dougherty first suggested teaming Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. She arranged for Gibson to fly in from his home in Sydney, while Glover was flown in from Chicago, where he was appearing in a play, to read through the script.
See you later, babe.
When Roger and Martin go to Roger's house, Roger's youngest daughter is in the kitchen with two little friends and her mom(Roger's wife). The daughter shouts "Mommy, Roger's home" instead of "Mommy, daddy's home". Then she and her two little friends run out the front door to greet her dad, and he picks her up and she says "Hi Mom" instead of "Hi Dad".
There is a dedication to Dar Robinson, a stuntman who died in a motorbike accident as Lethal Weapon was in Post-Production.
$6,829,949 (USA) (8 March 1987)
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