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Plenty of Mosants in Action

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Speedo66, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Well-Known Member

    Just saw the movie "Defiance" with Daniel Craig.

    It's about a group of Jewish partisans fighting the Germans in WWII Belaruse forests.

    They were allied with the Russians, and aside from the many captured German MP40s, etc., every long gun appeared to be a Mosant.

    So if you'd like to see them in action, you might want to see the movie.

    In addition to that, not a bad movie.
  2. chris in va

    chris in va Well-Known Member

    Mosin Nagant.

    Too bad Daniel Craig is very anti-firearm.
  3. Nero_Atrum

    Nero_Atrum Well-Known Member

    Do you mean Mosin Nagant or Mauser?

    Nevermind, Chris answered the question.
  4. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Well-Known Member

    I guess that's why I didn't buy one, I can't spell it. :p
  5. Dan Crocker

    Dan Crocker Well-Known Member

    Funny how the clown is anti gun when almost all of his roles involve using one. Seems somewhat hypocritical?
  6. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Well-Known Member

    What makes him different than almost all of Hollywood?

    Most violent pictures in the world, but almost all actors, directors, etc. anti-gun.
  7. Cannonball888

    Cannonball888 Well-Known Member

    Mosin Nagant = Mosant

    Works for me. ;)
  8. Gelgoog

    Gelgoog Well-Known Member

    so did the jews in this movie get slaughtered when they didnt have the strength to cycle the mosin bolt? :D
  9. rmuzz

    rmuzz Well-Known Member

    I have to admit I do sometimes get excited watching movies or tv and seeing a firearm design that I admire, but get worried that I'll come off as too "hollywood" posting around about it. Glad someone else broke the ice!

    I was watching an old Alfred Hitchcock movie last night, "The Disappearing Lady.' It was a really kind of weird movie that had a lot of psycological twists and not tons of action... definately not an action flick, but there was a cool shoot out involving a FN1900 that I thought was kind of cool, brief but a nice cameo. I have also been trying to find "Enemy at the Gates" on dvd, but without success... I've got a copy on vhs, but I no longer own a tape machine. :banghead: Loved that movie... lots of Mosin Nagants there.

    For the record movies with gratuitous violence do not have much appeal to me... I found the Matrix to be highly disturbing, I don't give movie theatres my money to watch trash so I guess I dont really have anything made in the last 10 years to put on that list!

    And yeah there are several famous actors and actresses out there that are anti gun... I dont stop watching their movies until they join a cult though.
  10. Olympus

    Olympus Well-Known Member

    There were a lot of good rifles in action in that movie. I spent the majority of the movie looking at the guns.

    What was the automatic gun that the younger brother was using toward the end?
  11. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Well-Known Member

    "So did the Jews in this movie get slaughtered when they didn't have the strength to cycle the mosin bolt?"

    No, they seemed to do fine, and killed many Germans.
  12. Gelgoog

    Gelgoog Well-Known Member

    maybe they got finnish mosins then :)
  13. lechiffre

    lechiffre Well-Known Member

    the lady vanishes ?
  14. alistaire

    alistaire Well-Known Member

    No, they had hammers to cycle the bolts.

    Mosin Nagant: the rifle for 'Heros of the Soviet Union'. Heros are always dead, so they can't lead a revolt against the Central Committee.
  15. Gelgoog

    Gelgoog Well-Known Member

    guess thats why there is a hammer and sickle in the flag :)
  16. KBintheSLC

    KBintheSLC Well-Known Member

    Thats Hollywood for you... not only do they use guns constantly on the silver screen, they glorify gun violence left and right.

    Then off camera they claim to be anti's. The hypocrisy is painful to watch.
  17. doubs43

    doubs43 Well-Known Member

    You can buy "Enemy at the Gates" here for $6.32 on DVD.

    Link: http://search.deepdiscount.com/search?w=Enemy at the Gates&af=cat1_dvds

    I've bought quite a few DVD's from Deepdiscount DVDs and have always been satisfied.

    Just be careful you don't accidentally sign up for the $10 monthly payment. ;)

    Another great movie for seeing MN's in action is the Finn movie "The Winter War" about the 1939~1940 Soviet invasion of Finland. It's a subtitled movie and costs about $30 with shipping but it's worth every penny. Do a Google search for it as Deepdiscount doesn't carry it.

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