Great classic action movie, lots of blood
Lethal Weapon is a great 80's action comedy drama movie, with all the blood and violence you got before the genre went PG13. The first scene in the movie is probably the worst. A naked prostitute shows bare breasts, snorts cocaine then jumps off a building. The rest of the movie is not as bad. Although the leads are cops, they are not role models. Riggs always kills his opponents instead of arresting them. While it's cool on screen, make sure your kids know this is not acceptable for cops to do this, especially these days with all the news of bad cops. Riggs also attempts suicide after the death of his wife, which might be disturbing. At one point he hires an underage prostitute, but it is revealed he just wanted her to watch TV with him. Mautaugh is more realistic and down to Earth, but he still does some bad things, like only grounding his daughter for smoking marajuana instead of arresting her. All up, if your kid can handle a typical 80's action movie, this is a good choice.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking