Mistaken for an actor, small-time crook, Harry Lockhart, finds himself in the midst of the Hollywood community. Hes paired up with private detective “Gay Perry” to get some training for his role, but things begin to get weird when they witness a real murder. —IMDb
Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) to The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), and in between a re-write on the McTiernan/Schwarzenegger Last Action Hero (1993) script.—imdb.com
CHEMISTRY. This movie's got it. Kilmer and Downey Jr. riff off each other so fast and so frequently you barely have time to catch your breath between laughs, and yet all the rich, wry, witty dialogue is spoken with a succinct degree of conversational realism. Monaghan has serious ability too; I think she's generally been wasted on dry roles since this film.
The first twenty minutes felt like a glove that perfectly fit its star, Robert Downey Jr. The spitter spat was typical Downey Jr., but unlike others, I don’t fancy the man nor the gloves that fit him… read review