Lethal Weapon 3
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

This third installment of the popular comic action series reteams L.A. cops Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Murtaugh (Danny Glover). The latter is scheduled to retire in a week, but the partners are thrust into another slam-bang adventure involving… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 16, 1997
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

A cheerfully amoral movie that cannily caters to and satirizes our passion for cinematic violence.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

The movie isn't going anywhere, but it goes in circles at top speed.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Lethal Weapon 3 is inexcusable crap, but it's sort of intriguing inexcusable crap.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Manages to be highly entertaining and sanctions all its violence by making the bad guys so despicable that death seems to be the only solution.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Mediocrity wielded by experts.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The franchise is back to its middling ways with Lethal Weapon 3, a sporadically entertaining entry.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

What this sequel delivers is still the kind of high-speed roller-coaster action that producer Joel Silver's films often do so well.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

They know what they're doing and how to do it, but we miss the sense of invention that brightened the earlier movies.

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Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media

Violent action sequel on par with rest of series.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Miele
Lethal Weapon 3 isn't a bad movie. It isn't as great as its two predecessors, but it's still pretty good. The problem with Lethal Weapon 3 is… More
Conner Rainwater
Not quite as good as the first two, but honestly, how were they supposed to top two of the greatest action movies ever made? What's great here is that… More
Alex roy
Third entry in the Lethal Weapon franchise is a film with mixed results. I really have mixed opinions on the series, and personally, I thought the first was… More
Lady D'arbanville
Another dull 90's Action sequel, where I'm not entirely sure what the theme of the film was if I were to have to explain it to anyone, took several… More
Jens S.
The third part of Richard Donner's cop buddy series is the silliest. It puts a lot more emphasis on humor, but once again offers plenty of violence and… More
Chris Weber
Things started to show some wear and tear by this point, but this is still a highly entertaining film filled with tons of laughs, great action sequences, and… More

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