The Pinnacle of Buddy Action Movies: Lethal Weapon

By Kellar Ellsworth
Perhaps the best onscreen chemistry of any cop movie.

When it comes to buddy cop movies Starsky and Hutch may have laid the foundation but the gold standard remains Mel Gibson’s and Danny Glover’s “Lethal Weapon.” However, Gibson and Glover weren’t the only incredibly talented duo working on the film that grossed over $120 million worldwide. Genius screenwriter Shane Black and director Richard Donner also helped create a series that eventually grossed nearly a billion dollars. Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about “Lethal Weapon”.