In another unannounced sale, Amazon’s currently offering all four Lethal Weapon films (including the Director’s Cut version of the first installment) at a discount in Instant Video format. Three of these are priced at $4.99 to own, and two can be had in HD at that price! Descriptions below are from IMDB.
Lethal Weapon [theatrical cut] (R, 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $7.99 to own in SD / $9.99 in HD)
Roger Murtaugh is an aging family man and sensible veteran police officer just trying to make it through the day unscathed. Martin Riggs is a suicidal loose cannon cop who doesn’t care if he even lives to see the end of the day.
Reluctantly thrown together to solve the mysterious murder of a banker’s daughter, the unlikely duo uncovers a dangerous ring of drug smugglers employing ex-military mercenaries.
After a tragic turn of events, the mission becomes personal and the mismatched investigators must learn to trust one another as they wage a two-man war against a deadly criminal organization. – Written by The Massie Twins
With over seven minutes of previously unavailable scenes, the director’s cut of Lethal Weapon is a long-overdue present for fans. Riggs’ solitary home life and the tragic loss spurring him in a reckless disregard for his own safety now come into greater focus.
We see that recklessness is new scenes underlining the differences between the two cops. Murtaugh, just 50, needs reassurance about his skills at a firing range. Riggs, not caring if he sees another birthday, coolly walks into a schoolyard sniper’s field of fire.
All the humor and adrenaline that made this original an entertainment milestone are here, too. No scenes have been removed. But new action and new insight are now included. Include yourself in the excitement. – Warner Bros.
Lethal Weapon 2 (R, 4/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $5.99 to own in SD / $6.99 in HD)
South African smugglers find themselves being hounded and harassed by Riggs and Murtaugh, two mismatched Los Angeles police officers.
However, the South Africans are protected by diplomatic immunity and so the duo are assigned to witness protection duty in an attempt by their captain to keep his job.
It is only when this witness reveals to them that he has already dealt with the smugglers that the trouble really starts… – Written by Graeme Roy
Lethal Weapon 3 (R, 4/5 stars, currently priced at $2.00 to rent in SD / $2.99 in HD, $4.99 to own in SD or HD)
Martin Riggs finally meets his match in the form of Lorna Cole, a beautiful but tough policewoman.
Together with Roger Murtaugh, his partner, the three attempt to expose a crooked former policeman and his huge arms racket.
The crooked cop (Jack Travis) thwarts them at every turn, mainly by killing anyone who is about to talk, but Murtaugh has personal problems of his own as his family are brought into the equation. – Written by Graeme Roy
Lethal Weapon 4 (R, 4/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $4.99 to own in SD or HD)
Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, each now feeling too old to be doing what they’re doing, try to stop the Chinese Triads from doing their illegal business in the U.S.
Uncle Benny, Chinatown’s mob boss, has imported Chinese slaves to pay for an artist to create counterfeit Chinese currency which the Triads (led by Jet Li) will use to buy the Four Fathers (heads of the Triads) back from the Chinese military.
Chris Rock joins the team as a new cop and Rianne’s husband. Lorna is pregnant and considers marriage with Riggs, and Leo Getz is back, now as a private investigator. – Written by Jason Ihle