Lethal Weapon 2
Detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of gold coins and follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation.
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- Richard Donner
- 1990 Academy Award®
- Best Sound Effects Editing nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Spanish (Neutral), French, EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film contains graphic violence and a sex scene. There are several shootouts, some beatings, and a stabbing. Though the violence is graphic, the camera doesn't linger on the characters' suffering. The villains are racist South African diplomats, and the film seems to draw a connection between their country of origin and their racism. Though this made sense at the time, it might give young viewers the impression that Apartheid is still policy in South Africa. One character is essentially given a pass for money laundering.
- Sexual Content
- A recurring condom joke, brief simulated sex, female nudity.
- Onscreen shootings, death by nail gun, explosions, stabbing.
- Plenty of cursing.
- Social Behavior
- Not applicable
- Part of a series of films. There are references to Subway, Ramses condoms, GMC.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Alcohol, smoking, portrayed in a negative light.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it