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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild '''teenage boy''']], [[TearJerker whose family will never have Christmas with him again]]]].

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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild '''teenage boy''']], '''[[WouldHurtAChild teenage boy]]''', [[TearJerker whose family will never have Christmas with him again]]]].


* Riggs' and Murtaugh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beaten up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].
** The novelization ramps up the ParentalFear even higher, when McAllister casually tells Murtaugh two of his men are going to become "double veterans"... [[spoiler: with his daughter. Murtaugh can't bear to tell his terrified, half-naked daughter that the expression is Vietnam War slang for a man that rapes a woman before killing her.]]

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* Riggs' and Murtaugh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture [[ElectricTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beaten up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].
** The novelization ramps up the ParentalFear AdultFear even higher, when McAllister casually tells Murtaugh two of his men are going to become "double veterans"... [[spoiler: with his daughter. Murtaugh can't bear to tell his terrified, half-naked daughter that the expression is Vietnam War slang for a man that rapes a woman before killing her.]]

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* Roger and Trish being duct taped by Pieter and his cronies in the second film. What doesn't make the scene better is that it's a JumpScare.


* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, and realistic, and it eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]]. Riggs even gets pinned underwater by debris until Murtaugh dives in and saves him. For a while, you might think for a minute there Riggs and Murtaugh might not make it out alive.

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* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, and realistic, and it eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]]. Riggs even gets pinned underwater by debris until Murtaugh dives in and saves him. For a while, you You might think for a minute there Riggs and Murtaugh might not make it out alive.

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** The novelization ramps up the ParentalFear even higher, when McAllister casually tells Murtaugh two of his men are going to become "double veterans"... [[spoiler: with his daughter. Murtaugh can't bear to tell his terrified, half-naked daughter that the expression is Vietnam War slang for a man that rapes a woman before killing her.]]


* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild '''teenage boy''']], [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again]] ]].

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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild '''teenage boy''']], [[{{Tearjerker}} [[TearJerker whose family will never have Christmas with him again]] ]].again]]]].
** Even better - in the theatrical cut, this happens offscreen. The Blu-Ray release actually contains a DeletedScene where Mr. Joshua surprises them. Happy Viewing!


* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, intense, and realistic, and it eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]]. Riggs even gets pinned underwater by debris until Murtaugh dives in and saves him. For a while, you might think for a minute there Riggs and Murtaugh might not make it out alive.

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* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, intense, and realistic, and it eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]]. Riggs even gets pinned underwater by debris until Murtaugh dives in and saves him. For a while, you might think for a minute there Riggs and Murtaugh might not make it out alive.


* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, and intense, which eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]].

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* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, and intense, which and realistic, and it eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]]. Riggs even gets pinned underwater by debris until Murtaugh dives in and saves him. For a while, you might think for a minute there Riggs and Murtaugh might not make it out alive.

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* The final fight between Riggs, Murtaugh, and Wah Sing Ku in the fourth movie. Itís brutal, messy, bloody, and intense, which eventually results in [[spoiler: Ku impaled through the torso by Murtaugh, Murtaugh knocked out, and Riggs shooting Ku to death underwater.]] Easily the most intense fight in the entire series. To top it all off, itís even set in a [[DramaticThunder thunderstorm]].


* Riggs' and Murtaguh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beaten up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].

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* Riggs' and Murtaguh's Murtaugh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beaten up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].


*** Earlier on when Murtaugh didn't take his suicidal tendencies seriously until he almost shot himself. Afterwards, Murtaugh's reaction screams "[[ MyGodWhatHaveIDone I almost let a man kill himself]]".

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*** Earlier on when Murtaugh didn't take his suicidal tendencies seriously until he almost shot himself. Afterwards, Murtaugh's reaction screams "[[ MyGodWhatHaveIDone "[[MyGodWhatHaveIDone I almost let a man kill himself]]".



* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again]] ]].

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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], '''teenage boy''']], [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again]] ]].



* [[spoiler: General McAllister's death]]. His car is hit by a bus and catches on fire. [[spoiler: He ends up crushed under the seats, ''covered in heroin'', screaming out of fear as he tries and fails to reach a bunch grenades, which blows him and his car to Hell]]. Granted, we was an AssholeVictim, but noboby deserves to go out like ''that''. Damn.

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* [[spoiler: General McAllister's [=McAllister=]'s death]]. His car is hit by a bus and catches on fire. [[spoiler: He ends up crushed under the seats, ''covered in heroin'', screaming out of fear as he tries and fails to reach a bunch grenades, which blows him and his car to Hell]]. Granted, we was an AssholeVictim, but noboby deserves to go out like ''that''. Damn.


*** Earlier on when Murtaugh didn't take his suicidal tendencies seriously until he almost shot himself.

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*** Earlier on when Murtaugh didn't take his suicidal tendencies seriously until he almost shot himself. Afterwards, Murtaugh's reaction screams "[[ MyGodWhatHaveIDone I almost let a man kill himself]]".



* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher simply says "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again}}]].]]
* Riggs' and Murtaguh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beat up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].

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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher simply says responds "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again}}]].]]
again]] ]].
* Riggs' and Murtaguh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaugh is beat beaten up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]]. pointless]].
* [[spoiler: General McAllister's death]]. His car is hit by a bus and catches on fire. [[spoiler: He ends up crushed under the seats, ''covered in heroin'', screaming out of fear as he tries and fails to reach a bunch grenades, which blows him and his car to Hell]]. Granted, we was an AssholeVictim, but noboby deserves to go out like ''that''. Damn.

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* One of Jack Travis' methods of disposing with failure minions is to ''bury him alive in concrete''. Even his street assoicate, Tyrone, is unnerved.


* Riggs' and Murtaguh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaguh is beat up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].

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* Riggs' and Murtaguh's torture by the Shadow Company: Riggs is [[ShockTorture shocked repeatedly]] and Murtaguh Murtaugh is beat up and salt is put in his wounds; the whole point of this was to see what they knew about the upcoming heroin shipment, but the thing is [[spoiler: they didn't know ''jack'', making the whole thing pointless]].pointless]].
* As Arjen Rudd is a South African diplomat, his numerous government connections seem to have their claws in ''everything'', as seen when they manage to find Leo, Riggs, and Murtaugh with little effort.


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[[caption-width-right:299:"Every day I wake up and think of a reason not to do it. Every single day."]]



* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher simply says "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], {{Tearjerker whose family will never have Christmas with him again}}.]]

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* The scene where Murtaugh learns [[spoiler: that the Shadow Company has kidnapped Rianne]]. After the failed hit on Riggs, he gets a call from dispatch, claiming that they found a body a couple blocks from his house. When Murtaugh jokes that the victim is probably blonde and has dimples, [[spoiler: the dispatcher simply says "How did you know that?"]]; to reiterate, those Shadow Company bastards [[spoiler: killed a [[WouldHurtAChild ''teenage boy'']], {{Tearjerker [[{{Tearjerker}} whose family will never have Christmas with him again}}.again}}]].]]

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