Lethal Weapon

Trivia: Mel Gibson references the Three Stooges several times in the film. In real life, Gibson is a big Stooges fan, and in 2000, he produced the biographical TV movie "The Three Stooges."

Trivia: During the scene in which we see Murtaugh talking to Hunsaker about his involvement with the Drug dealers. Hunsaker mentions 'Air America', a CIA front during Vietnam. Air America was a film regarding this very thing, starring Mel Gibson and filmed three years after Lethal Weapon.

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Trivia: The helicopter from which Hunsacker is shot by Mister Joshua is FAA registry number N230CA, meaning it's the same Bell JetRanger wearing a POLICE paint scheme that is shot down towards the end of the movie 'Blue Thunder'. (01:14:10)

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Trivia: In the scene where Danny Glover and Mel Gibson are interviewing the kids who also saw the hookers house blow up, one of the kids has an orange hat on with a black "B" on it. That is the hat for the younger age groups of a summer baseball league in NYC called the "Bonnies." I know this for a fact because I played for the organization my whole life. Why would a kid in LA be wearing the hat? Only interesting to people from NYC, I guess. (01:01:00)

Trivia: During the end credits, there is a dedication to the stuntman Dar Robinson, who was killed in a motorbike accident as the film was in post-production.

Trivia: Steve Kahan (Captain Ed Murphy) is the cousin of director Richard Donner.

Trivia: Before Riggs and Murtaugh go to the jumper, Riggs buys a hot dog. In the background there is a cinema marquee advertising the movie "The Lost Boys", which director Richard Donner was also an executive producer of.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the girl jumps to her death from the balcony, it shows her hitting the car towards the right halfway onto the windshield. Then in the next shot, it shows her lying right in the middle of the roof of the car. (00:04:05)

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Martin Riggs: Now we both know why I was transferred. Everybody thinks I'm suicidal, in which case, I'm fucked and nobody wants to work with me; or they think I'm faking to draw a psycho pension, in which case I'm fucked and nobody wants to work with me. Basically, I'm fucked.

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Question: In the nightclub, Mel Gibson shoots a guy who says "Hey, what are you..." Was he a bad guy, or was he just a random citizen?

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Chosen answer: He was one of Hunsacker's men.

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