R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
The carpenter is named McGee. This is the actual surname of the actor portraying him, Jack McGee.
You are not dead until I tell you! Got that Riggs?
During the series of scenes involving Riggs and Rika in bed, the officers getting murdered one-by-one, the captain and the police running frantic as a result of the officers' murders and Murtaugh and Leo at Leo's apartment, the time line constantly jumps back and forth between day and night.
We miss you, Jay Engel
The newly released Director's Cut has over 3 minutes of extra footage - Riggs gets attention from some women at a hotel spa; the exploding toilet sequence is lengthened and Murtaugh sees it hit his car; Murtaugh gets information about bodywork on his car from a auto repairman; Leo recalls a suspects address in a very unusual, humorous way.
$20,388,800 (USA) (9 July 1989)
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