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Old January 13, 2021, 06:05 AM   #1
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Frivolous movie thread.

Has anyone else ever watched a scene in a film and thought it would be interesting if they armed the characters differently?

My favourite would be the drive in movie theatre shoot out from ‘Heat’.
Visualise Val Kilmer using a Lee Enfield No 4 rather than an H&K G3. This would have to include at least one reload using a 5 round .303 charger.

I am not for one moment suggesting that the No 4 would be a better choice, just that that scene with slickly used bolt action would damned cool.
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Old January 13, 2021, 11:26 AM   #2
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I have often thought that it would be interesting if John Wick was armed with a movie prop with the identical recoil and muzzle blast of the 2011 hand cannon he was purported to be shooting instead of the recoil of a Lone Ranger cap gun.
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Old January 15, 2021, 03:22 PM   #3
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Arnold "Terminator" and a flintlock muzzle-loader
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Old February 9, 2021, 04:35 PM   #4
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Support your loco sheriff and the loco gunfighter.

especially the jail scenes with no bars!

and how to use a old flat iron.
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Old February 9, 2021, 06:50 PM   #5
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I have often thought that it would be interesting if John Wick was armed with a movie prop with the identical recoil and muzzle blast of the 2011 hand cannon he was purported to be shooting instead of the recoil of a Lone Ranger cap gun.
You mean like this?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxsXVUOn...eo_watch_again
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Old March 2, 2021, 02:30 PM   #6
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If each of those Alamo defenders only had the MG-42s and a few M-2s, they might have just won.
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Old March 2, 2021, 04:43 PM   #7
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If each of those Alamo defenders only had the MG-42s and a few M-2s, they might have just won.
And let's not forget when ol' Davy Crockett steps up and warms up his M134 mini gun. Or something like that.
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Old March 2, 2021, 05:50 PM   #8
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Replace all US and allied strafing aircraft with A-10 Warthogs in "The Battle Of The Bulge". Brrrrrrrraaaaaaaaaaaappppppppppp! Instant ground bratwurst.
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Old March 5, 2021, 09:20 AM   #9
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It would be nice if for once they got the gun stuff right in a movie that also had a good story line. That's probably too much to ask for...

I also love "Support Your Local Sharif" and I really like the part where the cannon goes off... They don't make movies like that any more...

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Old March 5, 2021, 01:41 PM   #10
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How about the Joker with jack nickulas...

pulling that LOOONG barreled revolver from his pant and downing the Batfighter.!
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Old March 5, 2021, 02:12 PM   #11
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Okay, the joker’s pistol was brilliant because it was so ridiculous as to poke fun at every fool gun mistake made in the movies.

Per post number 5, I was hoping for a video of some mall ninja experiencing real 10mm recoil, not a bit of steel. Shooting butane pops is really different from throwing lead down range.
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