In 1987, screenwriter Shane Black and director Richard Donner brought the Buddy Cop genre from television to the big screen, pairing international sensation Mel Gibson with seasoned stage and film actor Danny Glover as two new partners on the trail of former Vietnam vets turned drug smugglers at Christmastime. The film, Lethal Weapon, would eventually become a decade-running franchise and influential 80s action film. But does the film deserve the glory or is it simply too old for this sh-?

 

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