Lethal Weapon 4

Revealing mistake: During the big gun battle right before the last fight scene, Riggs is shown driving a forklift, and knocking over some barrels on top of Wah Sing Ku, leader of the Triads. When the forklift does the 180° turn, you can see that it is not Mel Gibson, but an Asian stunt man.

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Revealing mistake: The shark Leo catches is unbelievably fake - you can even see the seams.

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Revealing mistake: When Riggs jumps from the car onto the house that's being moved, you can see when the stuntman replaces Mel Gibson. Look at his hair, it changes styles as he jumps.

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Revealing mistake: During the car chase when the Pontiac is about to jump into the office building, you can see a white stunt driver from the left side mirror, though Murtaugh is driving.

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Riggs and Murtaugh's vehicle breaks through the glass to get back on highway, the vehicle sparks even before it hits the pavement.

Continuity mistake: In the scene near the end of the film when Murtaugh shoots at Wah Sing Ku and mistakenly kills the last of the four fathers, you can clearly hear an empty shell casing hit the floor, although he is using a revolver, which do not spit out the empty shells as they are fired.

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Leo Getz: They fuck you with cell phones. That's what it is. They're fuckin' you with the cell phone. They love it when you get cut off. Y'know why, huh? You know why? 'Cause when you call back, which they know you're gonna do, they charge you for that fuckin' first minute again at that high rate.

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Trivia: In one of the takes when Riggs and Murtaugh crashed through the window of the office building, one of the window washers was actually hit (from the "making of's"). Obviously the one in the movie was not this take.

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Question: In the beginning of the movie when the tanker truck gets blown up, why does the fully intact truck just get launched straight up with flames below it? The source of the explosion would be the truck itself, so when ignited, the truck should have simply been blown up into a million pieces, not launched straight up fully intact.

Answer: This was most likely done just to make the scene look that much cooler. Movies do things like this all the time.

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