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Lethal Weapon

posted Jan 2, 2015, 3:32 AM by Viktor Zólyomi
“I'm too old for this shit”, says Detective Roger Murtaugh in the 1987 action flick Lethal Weapon and its numerous sequels. The audience on the other hand can never be too old for it. Oh, and it takes place around Christmas, so just like a certain other classic, it qualifies as a Christmas flick.


A true 80s classic, Lethal Weapon is a buddy cop movie in which a grumpy veteran teams up with a suicidal loose cannon to take down a psychotic hitman called Mister Joshua. And some drug smugglers. But they're irrelevant. None of them can hold a candle to Mister Joshua.


In the chilling performance of Gary Busey, Mister Joshua is the epitome of the psycho hitman: accurate, efficient, elegant, and completely batshit insane. Not a man to mess with. That being said, I doubt Joshua would stand a chance against Con City's Mister Jake.


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