Murtaugh is still the family man. Riggs is still the daredevil, but now he counts the odds before bucking them. This time, they must protect an accountant who has laundered a half billion dollars in narcotics money. He leads them to a murderous syndicate with ties to a foreign power. Along the way, there's a six-story plummet from a window, a booby-trapped toilet, an underwater escape, and more. Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound Effects Editing.
Mismatched cops Riggs and Murtaugh reunite as they set out to apprehend a duo of corrupt South African emissaries. The catch? The bad guys have diplomatic immunity, and the police can't touch them. But Riggs and Murtaugh are expert at bending the rules.