Lethal Weapon 3

Trivia: After the building collapses in the beginning, the bomb-squad guy who claps (making fun of Riggs's and Murtaugh's goof up) is in real life Bill Frederick, the mayor of Orlando at the time the scene was filmed.

Trivia: The building that explodes in the beginning of the film (due to Mel Gibson messing with the bomb) was the old city hall in downtown Orlando, Florida, where the scene was shot. In reality, only half the building collapsed from the explosion.

Trivia: When Delores calls herself the "Road Warrior", it's a fairly naked reference to Mel's prior role in the three Mad Max films. (00:11:15)

johnrosa

Trivia: Murtagh's boat is called "Code 7". This is the L.A.P.D. code for a lunch break.

Trivia: This is the only Lethal Weapon movie in which none of the villains ever enter the Murtaugh family home. It is also the only movie in which Riggs' deceased wife is never spoken about.

mightymick

Trivia: The nurse who takes off Leo's watch in the hospital after he has been shot is played by Lauren Schuler-Donner, director Richard Donner's wife.

Trivia: Writer Jeffrey Boam is strangely credited three times in the writing credits. The credits read: "Story by Jeffrey Boam," and "Screenplay by Jeffrey Boam and Jeffrey Boam and Robert Mark Kamen." This is because of some strange rules among the studio and writers guild about how writers are credited. Boam was initially hired just to write the story and the first draft of the screenplay... but then he was re-hired by the studio later on to re-write his script with Kamen. Because he was technically hired twice (first as a solo writer than as a co-writer), the studio was required to give him multiple screenplay credits.

TedStixon

Trivia: Keep watching until the end of the closing credits for a bonus scene.

Continuity mistake: When Riggs runs onto the ice at the hockey game, he collides with two players. After he is hit by the second player, there is a brief shot of Riggs still in the hockey box trying to open the door. This is where he was before he ran onto the ice.

mightymick

More mistakes in Lethal Weapon 3

Roger Murtaugh: I knew you couldn't stop smoking.
Martin Riggs: I'm only smoking to take my mind off my dog biscuit problem.
Roger Murtaugh: What dog biscuit problem?
Martin Riggs: Well I've been chasing more cars lately and y'know, when I try and lick my balls I keep falling off the couch.

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Question: Touching Lorna's computer Riggs unintentionally started a Three Stooges game which Lorna claimed to be a weapon. Why?

Answer: She didn't want him to see that she was a fan of those comical idiots. She was supposed to be a tough nonsense internal affairs officer. She was in fact his soulmate, exactly like him, wild and crazy.

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