Lethal Weapon is a 1987 American buddy cop action film directed and produced by Richard Donner, written by Shane Black, and co-produced by Joel Silver. The story centers around two LAPD detectives who work together as partners - Martin Riggs (Gibson), a former Green Beret who has become suicidal following the death of his wife, and veteran officer Roger Murtaugh (Glover).
The font used for the Lethal Weapon film title is Serpentine Bold Oblique. Dick Jensen designed Serpentine, a contemporary-looking display typeface for the Visual Graphics Corporation in 1972. Serpentine is available in six different font styles: Light, Medium, and Bold with matching oblique styles.