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Favorite "gun" scene in a movie?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by ArmedOkie, Sep 6, 2013.

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  1. tommy.duncan

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    "Well do you feel lucky, well do ya...punk!!"
    Enough Said!!
     
  2. Schwing

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    Just about any show/movie where the cops/fbi draw their glocks and you hear a bunch of hammers being cocked. Same goes for semi auto rifles/shotguns that make those pump action sounds when being aimed. :)
     
  3. jaytex1969

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    George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg

    "Joe, Al, and Willie are three old men who have resigned themselves to dying. One night, Joe hatches a scheme to put a bit of excitement back into their lives: robbing a bank.... "

    There's a scene where the three old farts are sitting around the kitchen table with 3 revolvers and a pile of cartridges, trying to figure out which ones fit...

    The link is the trailer and most of the scene is in there, around the one minute mark:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9YDnjJTOnY
     
  4. Cee Zee

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    Actually the people they are paid to kill didn't kill anyone. They just cut up the prostitute. And one of them tried to stop the other one from doing it. Nothing is clear cut in that movie. That's part of what makes it so great. Little Bill thinks what the cowboys did wasn't all that bad. He makes them give ponies to the guy running the whore house. He doesn't do anything for the whore. The whores hated the cowboys but the people of the town didn't. They threw rocks at the window of the whore house when the first cowboy got killed.

    I think they deliberately didn't want anyone looking like a hero for killing people. The cowboys certainly deserved punishment but I wouldn't have voted them guilty of a crime worthy of a death sentence. Little Bill beat the snot out of anyone who brought a gun into town. English Bob was a terrible human who killed for fun. They set out to show that killing wasn't glamorous and they did the job well. Plus the writer who was trying to make it all glamorous saw what violence was really like too. He didn't much care for what he saw I don't think. It really is a great movie.

    Too many westerns do make heroes of killers. Eastwood played some of those roles himself and I think he regretted it to an extent. His early movies especially were violent to the extreme (for their time period). They were the first westerns to show a gun being fired and a man dropping to the ground from being shot in the same video. That was a big deal at the time. It was considered cutting edge for violence and it pushed a lot of movies into becoming a lot more violent. In the time before that you saw the shooter then the camera shifted and you saw the other guy drop. It seems tame now but it was big at the time.

    What escalated? I just don't want to talk about the politics of Altman. There were several other posts on the subject before this. Did you read the whole thread? I don't want to tick off the moderators. And why am I explaining this to you?
     
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    I'l go ahead and say it.

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    If only for the bullet time digital sequence from trigger through ignition to bullet hitting the target.
     
  6. kBob

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    Short.

    But I rather like the ambush of the tank crew at the service station in the original Red Dawn.

    -kBob

    Oh yeah...Wolverines!
     
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    Cee Zee, you appeared to simply explode with rage at Robert Altman, who so far as I can tell is completely unrelated to anything else mentioned in this thread.

    You said you don't want to talk about the politics of Robert Altman; you brought it up.
     
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    NON-fact. Don't know where you heard that. The Zulu's fighting at Rork's Drift were NOT the same as those who won the field at Isandlwana. In fact, they were arguably acting stupidly against well entrenched troops to gain their own glory. But they were armed with guns, many of them, though older ones including muzzleloaders, even flintlocks.

    Yes, their short stabbing spears were a disadvantage against long bayonets on the end of a long Martini-Henry (or a bullet coming out of it) such as the one hanging up in my living room with its NCO sword bayonet.
     
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    So many to choose from, but on top of my head:

    - The beginning scene of "Shooter" where Mark Wahlberg picks off badguys from 800yds+ , then engages a helicopter with a Barrett 50BMG

    - The scene from "Equilibrium" when he goes into a dark room and takes out all the badguys.

    - Tom Cruise in alley scene from "Collateral"
     
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    Two. The classic "Make my day" and the Indiana Jones movie where the North African guy starts waving a sword or something and Indy just shoots him.
     
  11. MattShlock

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    Improvised scene by the way...
     
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    And Ford had the flu also, didn't he?
     
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    I like the one-liners the best. Tom selleck in "Last Stand at Saber River", staring down bothers Carradine and the three thugs with them when David asks "you think you can get us all? To which Tom's character replies "You're first, he's next. You care much what happens after that?"
     
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    Johnny Ringo: My fight's not with you, Holliday.
    Doc Holliday: I beg to differ, sir. We started a game we never got to finish. "Play for Blood," remember?
    Johnny Ringo: Oh that. I was just foolin' about.
    Doc Holliday: I wasn't.
     
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    The entire movie Commando is to this day my guilty pleasure. From the illegal "shopping trip" to the final battle with knives, I absolutely love this movie for it's hardware. Enough to make me overlook the fact that it is probably number one for bloopers and inaccuracies. Long live John Matrix!
     
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    I believe it was the Tunisian version of Montezuma's revenge. From what I've read, most of the crew was stricken. Spielberg only ate cans of Spaghetti-O's that he brought or some such, so he didn't get sick. It was s'posed to be a drawn out fight, whip vs. sword, but due to illness Mr. Ford suggested the version we got.
     
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    Can't pick just one, lots of good ones!

    I scanned the previous posts and didn't see this one, sorry if it has been mentioned already, this just aired on AMC this past Sunday. Breaking Bad Shootout

    Skip to 3:20 to get to the action

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDP5cFSBGC0
     
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    Lots of good shoot outs listed here.

    2 of my favorites are the final shoot outs in Hombre, old Paul Newman western, and the final shoot out in Extreme Prejudice.
     
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    What about the "Waco Kid?"
     
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    Musta killed more men than Cecil B. Demill. Got pretty gritty. Started to hear the word "draw" in my sleep.

    The best gun scene that didn't actually involve any guns. Real shame both of them are dead now, Clevon Little and Gene Wilder.
     
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    When did Gene Wilder die?
     
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    He hasn't shuffled off his mortal coil as of yet. He is 80 years old as of June.
     
  24. Cee Zee

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    Wow that must have been some sight. I wish I had seen it. Oh yeah. It didn't actually happen.

    I disagreed that Altman's movie was just as good as Eastwood's movie. Wow. The humanity. Yeah I mentioned why I didn't like Altman or his movies. It was on topic despite what "you" might think.

    Why did you "explode" on me anyway? Altman is a commie, America hating, Hollywood type. If I can't dislike him who can I dislike? Hmmm...
     
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