Lethal Weapon 3
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Riggs and Murtaugh are back again. This time, they must stop a former cop who has become an arms dealer to L.A. street gangs.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 15, 1992
DVD Release Date: December 16, 1997
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Murtaugh and Riggs remain an appealing partnership, but Lethal Weapon 3 struggles to give them a worthy new adventure as it cranks up the camp along with the mean-spiritedness.

Stephanie Rosenfeld
Bitch Media

It's an action movie - we want explosions, not character development. And explosions and car chases are what we get.

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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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Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

The humor and verve outdo the sappier moments, allowing it to be a satisfactory (but not superior) addition to the popular action/adventure series.

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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.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...erratic yet entertaining sequel...

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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.

Vanessa Letts
The Spectator

The idea of going round casually shooting the people who make life boring appeals to me. For this reason alone I get great satisfaction out of the Lethal Weapon formula.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
This movie opens with one of the corniest and cheapest looking opening title sequences I've seen. It literally looked like they were trying to rip-off a… 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 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