Lethal Weapon 2

Synopsis: Riggs and Murtaugh are trying to take down some drug dealers but the they turn out to be not run of the mill drug dealers; they have automatic weapons and helicopters. Eventually they grab one of their vehicles and find a million dollars worth of gold coins or Krugerrands in the trunk. Later Murtaugh is threatened by the men they're pursuing. That's when the Captain reassigns them to protect a man named Leo Getz who is suppose to testify in a big case. When they get to where Leo is, someone tries to kill him and that's when they learn he laundered half a billion dollars worth of drug money. He then takes them to a place he once went to and that's when the people there start shooting at them. Later when they come back with back up they learn that the men work for the South African consulate and have diplomatic immunity. They deduce that they are the ones they were looking for, but because of they have diplomatic immunity they can't do anything.
Director(s): Richard Donner
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Rotten Tomatoes:
114 min

God! l love this job! Man!

Can't you go any faster?

Floor this thing!

lt's my wife's. l won't go faster.

You're doing 65 now.

Get your foot off the pedal!

You're killing my corn!

We're eastbound on 4th, in pursuit of

a red BMW, driver Caucasian, blonde.

Plate 2-Boy-Adam-Henry-174.

You are westbound on 2nd.

You're heading straight

toward each other.

-Somebody back off.

-Got it.

-What'd she say?

-We're about to have an accident.

Go! We'll stick with the red bastard.

You chase the blue.

That's confirmed.

You got red, we'll get blue.

-What's the pursuit?

-20 William 15 and 20 William 12.

-That's Riggs, Murtaugh.

-And their squad.

-$20 on Riggs and Murtaugh.

-Who's driving?

Murtaugh, in his wife's wagon.

l knew nothing about the wagon.

Bet's off.

Shut up!

What the hell is that?

What f***in' language is that?

lt's German.


lt's a Japanese radio.

Maybe they bought the L.A.P.D.

They own everything.


Shots are being fired.

Thanks for the scoop.

The bastard shot my wife's windshield.

Entering the pursuit.

Oh, sh*t, man! We're splitting up!

Son-of-a-b*tch! Now we're cooking.

Step on it!

Look out!

See you!

l'd like to see your license

and proof of insurance!

We got one. Yours is going up the hill.

So is Riggs, on foot!

Hey, Riggs! Get your slow ass in here!

Get in here, now!

Only if l drive.

Move over. l'll drive.

No, go around. l'm driving.

l'll drive.

Did you get a make on that red Beemer?

Not one scratch, you hear?

-You won't make it.

-l will.

There's not enough room!

You're not going to make it!

Look at my side panel!

Goddamn it, you were right.

There wasn't enough room.

He's turning right!

Get out of the way!

This was a new car, Riggs.

Well, it still is.

On three.




You forgot to turn your indicator on.

Where the hell is he?

This guy's Mandrake!

Where were you, man?!


Me?! Where did he go?!

-He's f***ing gone!

-l can see that!

-You're supposed to come on ''three''.

-l thought you meant, ''three'' then go!

No! We always go on ''three''!

Sometimes we go, ''one, two, three,''

then go!

Go check back there!

lf you see anybody running out,

just pump the sh*t out of them.

What was that?

-He crawled into the trunk.

-l got you covered.

Holy Christ!

That's a lot of money.

lt's gold!



lt's illegal. You can't import them

into the country.

You're right.

The damage you caused is coming

out of the department's budget.

-Pay it in Krugerrands.

-Don't make jokes, make arrests.

l want an explanation.

-Things got out of hand.

-You said this was a routine bust.

You didn't mention helicopters,

automatic weapons, Krugerrands...

This was bigger than we thought.

Talk to you later.

l worked psycho ward.

You'll never get out.

One minute, fifteen seconds.

Shapiro, scratch my nose.

Hey! What's going on? ls this

kindergarten or a police station?

Get some work done.

Houdini Jr. bets he can free himself

in 5 minutes.

l will too.

Don't try this at home, kids.

lt's over now. Put your money

on the desk and get back to work.


How the hell did you do that?

l dislocated my shoulder once.

Now l can do it whenever l want.

Doesn't it hurt?

Yeah, it does.

But not as much as...

when l put it back in.

lf it isn't Mrs. Sigmund Fraud.

My door is always open, Sergeant.

We should keep this

on a professional level.

Why the hell do you

do this to yourself?

Who else could l do it to?

None of them will let me.

And l need the money.

Cough up!

lt's not all here yet. l want it all.

Where did this come from?

You can't help yourself to this stuff!

lt's evidence. lt's a Krugerrand.

-lt's mine. l won it.

-lt's not yours.

You want to get busted?

Want to get something to eat?

Not tonight.

-Rianne's commercial is on.

-She's in a commercial?

Not so loud!

What's wrong?

l'd be proud if l was you.

l haven't seen it yet.

What if she stinks?

You got to be kidding. She'll be great.

Listen up!

Tonight at...what time?

Come on!

What time?


Eight o'clock, on...channel?

Eight. The Sergeant's daughter, Rianne.

Here's a picture of her.

She's going to make

her television debut in a commercial .

With this crowd, baby,

you'd better not stink.

What happened? This is a new car.

Mom's going to be upset!

-lt's still new.

-No, it's not, it's wrecked.

l don't want your mother to know.

Do your homework too.

-Hey! l haven' t read these.

-Rianne put them there.

Why don't you look out for me?

Hey, Ricky! l want to use my driveway

once in a while.

Nice oxygen tent.

-Do l look like Michael Jackson?

-No, but you're bad.

This is a two-car garage,

and this is my hobby room upstairs.

l retire when l'm 52, the whole

nine yards kick in when l'm 55.

You're not retiring, are you?

-l've thought of it, since l met you.

-Thank you.

This is a nice hobby room.

All you need now is a hobby.


What's wrong with you?

l'm sorry. That's very uncool.

You're sorry? Check my shorts!

-Don't you use hammers anymore?

-What's a hammer?

Easy. lt's no Saturday Night Special,

for crying out loud.

Give it back.

A man's not even safe in his own home.

Then stay the hell out of here.

You got any traffic warrants?

Can you fix them?

Almost time. Are we taping this?

Yes, so we can watch it

over and over again.

Take the stairs.

Nick, get your feet off the table.

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Jeffrey Boam

Jeffrey David Boam (November 30, 1946 – January 24, 2000) was an American screenwriter and film producer. He is known for writing the screenplays for Lethal Weapon 2 and 3, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Innerspace, and The Lost Boys. Boam's films had a cumulative gross of over US$1 billion. He was educated at Sacramento State College and UCLA. Boam died of heart failure on January 24, 2000 at age 53. more…

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