When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.
With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Tom Mullen is a millionaire, he built his fortune by working hard. Along the way he learned how to play the game. He has a great family. One day his son is kidnapped. He is willing to pay the ransom but decides to call in the FBI, who manages to go into his home secretly. When he goes to make the drop something goes wrong. The kidnapper calls him again and reschedules it. On the way Mullen decides not to go and appears on TV saying that the ransom he was going to give to the kidnapper is now a bounty on the kidnapper.Written by
The Glock 19 used by Gary Sinise has tritium night sights installed on it. The Glock 17 and 19 as well as the Sig P226 DAO with night sights are the 3 handguns NYPD officers can choose from. See more »
When the FBI agent shoots Cubby in the right side of the neck from the helicopter but on the infrared imaging he is seen being shot in the left side of the neck. See more »
Imprisoned Business Rival:
Good, I hope he rots in Hell.
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The opening Touchstone Pictures logo is in black and white. See more »
The laserdisc contains 18 minutes not seen in the theatres. See more »
This is how it should be done, an exciting, exhilarating movie with great acting and a terrific script which grabs a hold of you and never lets go. Mel Gibson is fabulous (I'd almost forgotten he could act after all those lame Lethal Weapon movies). Gary Sinise, Rene Russo, and Delroy Lindo are equally superb. The viewer is always kept on the edge like you're a member of the Mullen household waiting to see if Tom will ever see his son again. Five stars *****
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