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Old February 14, 2011, 05:01 PM   #1
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A bit of reality in action movie

Saw RED the other day. Decent, entertaining comic-book action movie. Overall, not a lot of realism of course; but fun. One bit of realism that did surprise me was the suppressed weapons - they actually sounded like real suppressed weapons instead of being "Hollywood quiet."
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Old February 14, 2011, 05:10 PM   #2
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is that the one with "the pig" ???
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Old February 14, 2011, 05:57 PM   #3
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And this gun:



(provided from imfdb courtesy of movie armaments group.) this was carried by malcovich in the scene where theygo to the arms dealers mansion
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Old February 14, 2011, 11:23 PM   #4
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There should be a warning label on that gun that reads "This will hurt. Use wisely."
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Old February 15, 2011, 02:05 PM   #5
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Interesting, and certainly not the dumbest thing I've ever seen.
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Old February 15, 2011, 05:54 PM   #6
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I loved the smith 460 blowing a rpg out of mid air.
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Old February 15, 2011, 08:31 PM   #7
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Told my girlfriend I need a pig like that for christmas.........don't think my chances are very good though.
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Old February 15, 2011, 09:27 PM   #8
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Haven't seen it yet, but with the comments I have read it seems like this is a sleeper that will gain cult status.
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Old February 15, 2011, 09:48 PM   #9
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The movie was great fun. Loved it. The firearm stuff wasn't complete Hollywood fantasy (they had their realistic moments), but they did indulge a bit.

What is that thing on that revolver? I see the light, but that forward grip just looks like it does nothing.
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Old February 15, 2011, 10:44 PM   #10
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sawn off cooey single shot, check the link in my sig, its a site dedicated to guns used in movies, with a lot of exclusives and good info.
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Old February 15, 2011, 11:18 PM   #11
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That's apparently a single shot shotgun attached to the barrel of a pistol. I didn't see the point, especially since I think you only see this gun for like two seconds in the movie
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Old February 16, 2011, 08:21 AM   #12
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Movie armorers crate crazy stuff like that all the time and will throw it in a movie to get seen.
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Old February 16, 2011, 06:01 PM   #13
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I hate fake movies.
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Old February 17, 2011, 08:14 PM   #14
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I told my pig I needed a girl like that for Christmas.

Was this the movie with the .50 cal with the endless belt of ammo?

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