Lethal Weapon 4

Manufacturer: Warner Bros.

Price: $30

Sound: Dolby 5.1

Format: widescreen

Languages: English, French

Subtitles: English, French

Extras: 30-minute behind the scenes docmentary "Pure Lethal", deleted scenes from first three Lethal Weapon movies, behind-the-scenes footage, cast/crew bios, filmographies and interviews, trailers from all 4 Lethal Weapon movies plus other Mel Gibson films, commentary by director Richard Donner

The extra stuff is pretty cool (particularly if you're a fan of the series), but it was a pain having to flip the disc to get to it. And where's the deleted scenes from this movie? Anyway, it was especially funny seeing how scared everyone was of Jet Li (he does have a very small interview on the disc) and the methods they had to take in filming him (slowing the camera down, having Mel Gibson memorize the fights days in advance, etc.) but no mention is made of Corey Yuen.

Donner's commentary is muddled and boring -- he often goes off on tangents that have nothing to do with the movie, such as gun control. The only really interesting bit in the commentary is when Donner talks about the racist jokes in the movie, saying he didn't want to go through with them, but the Chinese actors thought they were okay (hmmmm....).

Rating: ***

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