Lethal Weapon 2

Visible crew/equipment: When Riggs first starts shadowing Rudd, he cuts off Rudd's car with his truck. They go to the close up shot of Riggs and when he drives away you can see in the reflection of the trucks window, the PANAV on the hood of the Panavision camera. (00:48:35)

Visible crew/equipment: When the BMW flips over and slides across the pavement, a rope is briefly visible towing it along right before making contact with and destroying the storefront. (00:06:15)

ryguy_1983

Visible crew/equipment: On the Alba Varden, just before Riggs gets hit in the leg by a knife, a shadow from the camera, as it moves backwards, can be seen on the orange container to the right of screen. (01:42:30)

mightymick

Visible crew/equipment: There's a shadow of a crew member moving across the lighted trees when Rudd asks Rita in front of the embassy whether she understood what had happened today. (00:44:10)

NancyFelix

Visible crew/equipment: When the hotel waiter aims his gun and takes a second shot at Riggs through the flatbed's rear window, a camera truck makes a brief appearance on the right. (00:40:50)

ryguy_1983

Visible crew/equipment: When Riggs turns up at the house as the pool cleaner you can see the reflection of the camera crew in the window as he walks along the balcony.

Visible crew/equipment: When they fall out of the hotel and into the pool the side shot shows two dark things under the water - this is the under water crew filming the close ups of the actors. The crew cannot be seen in any other scenes around the pool, only on the entry scene.

Deliberate mistake: The way diplomatic immunity is depicted in the movie is extremely inaccurate. While technically a sufficiently ranking diplomat could perform the acts shown in the movie without being subject to arrest, their home government would be requested to turn the diplomats over for trial, or the diplomat would be declared persona non grata and expelled from the country. A drug smuggling ring and murdering multiple policemen is far, far more serious than actual crimes that diplomats have been expelled (or handed over for trial) for in the real world. Additionally, the consul general and his officers would not be considered diplomats. They would only have limited consular immunity with regards to "official acts" in the course of consular business.

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Rudd: Now we DO have a serious diplomatic situation here, which I will be taking up with your state department first thing in the morning.
Riggs: Whoa, you got me quakin' in my boots, but I'm still gonna bring you down.
Rudd: My dear officer, you could not even give me a parking ticket!

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Trivia: The first time we see Riggs in his trailer, there's an advert for some new aftershave called "Hero" on the TV. During the attack on his trailer later, there's a close-up shot of a bottle of aftershave being destroyed - freeze-frame it and you'll see the brand: "Hero" again.

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Question: I have heard a rumour that there is a deleted scene where Riggs kills the two guys who dropped him off the pier in a straight-jacket. Apparently it was too violent to keep in. If this is true then where could I see the deleted scene?

Answer: This scene is already in the movie (maybe only the Director's Cut). Riggs surfaces just off the pier, picks up a chain, strangles one man with it and breaks the other man's neck. The scene is cut considerably for play on television and in all versions of the movie in the UK prior to the 2010 UK blu-ray release (including the Directors Cut) - although some TV airings since 2000 have used the full uncut version.

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