Take The 'Lethal Weapon' Quiz!


By: Allie T.

4 Min Quiz

Image: Warner Bros, Silver Pictures

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How well do you remember veteran cop, Murtaugh, and his young suicidal cop partner, Riggs? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

In the movie's opening scenes, Murtaugh is in his bathtub when his family bursts in with a lit birthday cake to celebrate his ________ birthday?

Many people dread turning 50 years old because they have more years behind them than in front of them.


When Riggs is first shown on screen, what game show is playing in the background?

Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson where two families compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions in order to win cash and prizes.


Amanda, the woman who jumped from the building in the opening scene, is the daughter of Murtaugh's _________ buddy?

The Vietnam War was a war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.


Why doesn't Riggs kill himself?

He loves being a cop. Murtaugh doesn't believe him. When he puts Riggs to the test, Murtaugh has to pull the gun away from him. If you or someone you know struggles with suicidal thoughts, there is help. Call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1(800) 273-8255 to reach a skilled, trained counselor 24/7.


What is Murtaugh's "go to" line for when things go sideways?

After 20 years on the force he's tired of being in the middle of things.


Who plays Roger Murtaugh?

Danny Glover can be seen as Walter in 'Almost Christmas' and as Baltimore Bob in 'Death Race 4.'


Roger has ________ children?

Roger is a proud father of Rianne, Nick, and Carrie.


What is the name of Roger's boat?

Shamrock is also the type of boat that sits in Roger's driveway.


Who should be registered as a lethal weapon?

Roger discovers that Riggs is skilled in a lot of different martial arts and jokes that Riggs should register as a lethal weapon.


Roger's friend, Hunsaker, got involved with a group named _______?

Air America was a real American passenger and cargo airline covertly owned by the US government in 1950 as a dummy corporation for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operations in China. The name used in this movie as a front for herion traficaking.


Riggs and Murtaugh belong to the ________ Police Department?

The Los Angeles Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. With 9,843 officers and 2,773 civilian staff, it is the third-largest municipal police department in the United States.


_______ kidnaps Murtaugh's daughter Rianne?

Shadow Company was a criminal organization which ran an international heroin business and a former military US unit, belonging to Air America.


Who is the mastermind behind Shadow Company?

General Peter McAllister is played by Mitchell Ryan and can be seen in reruns of 'Dharma & Greg' as Edward Montgomery.


Who plays Martin Riggs?

Mel Gibson can be seen as Stonebanks in 'The Expendables 3' and as Link in 'Blood Father.'


Amanda's drugs are laced with _________?

Amanda is poisoned with the drain cleaner. Had she not jumped from the balcony, she still would have been dead by morning.


The only witness to Amada's apparent suicide is ________?

Dixie is another prostitute who was working away from her normal streets.


The General's right-hand man is __________?

Mr. Joshua was a member of Shadow Company in the Vietnam War. He was also once a member of the US Special Forces.


How is Hunsaker involved in the heroin trade?

Money laundering is the process of transforming the proceeds of crime and corruption into ostensibly legitimate assets. Hunsaker launders money through his bank.


When Dixie's house explodes, what does Riggs find in the debris?

A mercury switch opens and closes an electrical circuit when a small amount of the liquid metal mercury makes contact with metal electrodes to close the circuit.


Where does Riggs live?

Riggs lives in a travel trailer on a beach along the Pacific Coast Highway.


What holiday season is happening during the movie?

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25.


When Riggs is in the Christmas Tree lot with the drug dealers, what comedic team does he launch into after he's called crazy?

The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy act of the early to mid–20th century. Their hallmark was the physical farce and slapstick. The three original members were Larry, Curly, and Moe.


Before reassigned to homicide, Riggs is part of the __________ Division?

In Los Angeles, the Narcotics Division merged with the Gang Division. The mission of Gang and Narcotics Division is to disrupt violent street gangs and the means by which they support their lifestyle, including the manufacture, transportation, sale and use of illicit drugs, and sales of firearms in the greater Los Angeles area.


What music is playing when Amanda takes a swan dive out of the window ?

"Jingle Bell Rock" is an American popular Christmas song first released by Bobby Helms in 1957.


What is the name of the Murtaugh family cat ?

Burbank is a gray and black tabby.


Who plays Mr. Joshua?

Gary Busey can be seen as Coach Dombrowski in 'Mamaboy' and as Jack Cujo Parrish in 'Camp Manna.'


How do Murtaugh and Riggs first meet?

Riggs, looking unkempt, is sitting on a desk outside Roger's office when Roger sees that he has a gun. After Roger screams, "Gun! Gun!," he rushes out to tackle Riggs.


How does Riggs get the jumper off the ledge?

Riggs handcuffs himself to the jumper and forces the guy to jump with him and land on the safety net. If you or someone you know struggles with suicidal thoughts, there is help. Call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1(800) 273-8255 to reach a skilled, trained counselor 24/7.


Who kills Hunsaker?

As Roger and Hunsaker talk, Joshua arrives in a helicopter and kills Hunsaker.


What does Riggs give Murtaugh as a Christmas present?

Hollow points increase in diameter once within the target, to maximize tissue damage and blood loss or shock, and to remain inside the target.


What is Murtaugh's car number?

All police cars have identification numbers/letters so that dispatch knows what police officers are responding to a crime.


What movie is on the theatre marquee behind Roger and Martin when they get in Roger's car?

The Lost Boys is a 1987 American horror comedy film about two Arizona brothers who move to California and end up fighting a gang of young vampires.


Who plays Rianne Murtaugh?

Traci retired from acting after 'Lethal Weapon 4' and currently resides in Harrisburg, PA and is married to a local Dentist.


What sign is on Murtaugh's refridgerator ?

The End of Apartheid and the Birth of Democracy are negotiations out of which emerged a democratic constitution and the first free election in the country's history.


How long had Riggs been married before his wife's death?

Victoria, Martin's wife, is killed in a car accident prior to the start of the film. This is what sets Riggs over the edge and is suicidal.


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