Lethal Weapon

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $65,192,350Details
International Box Office $55,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $120,192,350
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
84% - Certified Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 6th, 1987 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Franchise: Lethal Weapon
Keywords: Buddy Cop
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

   Detective Sergeant Martin Riggs
   Sergeant Roger Murtaugh
Gary Busey    Mr. Joshua
Sven-Ole Thorsen    Mercenary
Ed O'Ross    Mendez
Darlene Love    Trish Murtaugh
Traci Wolfe    Rianne Murtaugh
Damon Hines    Nick Murtaugh
Ebonie Smith    Carrie Murtaugh
Steve Kahan    Captain Ed Murphy
Jack Thibeau    Sergeant McCaskey

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Michael Kamen
Director   

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1987/03/06 1 $6,829,949   1,256 $5,438   $6,829,949 3
1987/03/13 1 $7,104,415 +4% 1,256 $5,656   $16,929,490 10
1987/03/20 1 $6,289,750 -11% 1,420 $4,429   $26,035,796 17
1987/03/27 2 $5,048,404 -20% 1,420 $3,555   $33,594,790 24
1987/04/03 4 $4,074,088 -19% 1,408 $2,894   $39,287,935 31
1987/04/10 5 $3,001,709 -26% 1,356 $2,214   $43,554,814 38
1987/04/17 7 $2,755,915 -8% 1,336 $2,063   $47,714,486 45
1987/04/24 6 $2,063,385 -25% 1,268 $1,627   $50,807,204 52
1987/05/01 6 $1,665,998 -19% 1,132 $1,472   $53,201,782 59
1987/05/08 7 $1,374,328 -18% 1,064 $1,292   $55,172,363 66
1987/05/15 5 $1,373,387 n/c 1,017 $1,350   $57,115,467 73
1987/05/22 8 $1,235,272 -10% 872 $1,417   $58,846,399 80
1987/05/29 9 $830,816 -33% 859 $967   $59,932,279 87

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