Lethal Weapon (1987) – Mel Gibson

7/10 — Mel Gibson puts in a very strong performance. His partner Danny Glover and the rest of the cast are decidedly mediocre. The genre is a bit drama-ish, but with just about enough action to mildly entertain those who have tuned in for the action. A bit too much horror genre screaming near the end, and an over-drawn-out fight scene at the very end. Still, not a particularly bad watch. I give it 7/10. With an additional cast member close to Mel Gibson’s level of star quality, it could score higher – this is something the sequels failed to address until Lethal Weapon 4 co-starring Jet Li.

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