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Movies about guns

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by wobble, May 26, 2010.

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  1. wobble

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    I've seen or know about movies whose titles were the names of guns and wonder how many there have been. Also movies that were essentially about guns, although the title might not include the gun's name? And how about TV shows that "starred" guns?

    My list is short. Can you add to it?

    Springfield Rifle (1952) - Gary Cooper
    Winchester '73 (1950) - Jame Stewart
    Colt .45 (1950) - Randolph Scott

    Quigley Down Under (1990) - Tom Selleck - Sharps rifle
    Dirty Harry (1971) - Clint Eastwood - S&W Model 29 .44 Magnum
    Enemy at the Gates (2001) - Jude Law & Ed Harris - Mauser and Mosin-Nagant sniper rifles
    Sniper (1993) - Tom Berenger - many guns "star" in this movie
    Pale Rider (1985) - Clint Eastwood - many guns "star" in this movie

    The Rifleman (TV 1958-1963) - Chuck Connors - modifed Winchester 1892
    Wanted Dead or Alive (1958) - Steve McQueen -sawed off Winchester '92
     
  2. Roadkill

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    I don't know any but thanks for the info for some good movies
     
  3. TNT in Round Rock

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    no gun in the title but "Shoot 'Em Up" with Clive Owen. Probably features more weapons in one movie than most. Some concept handguns too. Absolutely crazy over the top no way that's ever gonna happen action .. and I loved every minute of it !
     
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    Heat with Al Pacino. Tjere was a lot of hardware in the movie, but the 5.56 Daewoo stands out in my mind
    Terminator 2: Beretta 92, Winchester '87, M1911, AR, GE Minigun, M79 Grenade launcher

    Escape from New York: Innumerable ARs, MAC-10

    Public Enemies: Innumerable '28 Thompsons, 1911, Mannlicher Schonauer, BAR, Colt+S&W double action revolvers, and some kind of fully auto backup gun I couldn't identify

    Harley Davidson and The Marlboro Man: Steyr AUGs, Desert Eagle, and a revolver whose nomenclature I don't recall.

    Total Recall: I remember a pump shotgun and Calico products

    That's what comes to mind in about 30 seconds... Heard of IMFDB?
     
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    "Carbine Williams" starring Jimmy Stewart. Story about the inventor
    of the M-1 Carbine. 1952. (showing my age)

    Walter
     
  7. GRIZ22

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    I think a movie only about guns would be very boring. I'm not talking documentaries.

    All the movies mentioned do have guns in them but there is a lot more to the story than guns.
     
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    if this isn't about guns there is nothing else that is.
     
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    The 50's movie "Annie Get Your Gun" about sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her .22 rifle. I can't recall the make and model.

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    Marlin 39a wasn't it?


    Whoops... never mind :)
     
  12. heviarti

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    OMS I want one of those! If my screen wasn't three inches wide (literally) I'd read the caption.

    See also the Annie Oakley anecdote in one of the 1956 issues of American Rifleman entitled 'I shot the ashes off the Kaiser's cigaret.' (sic)
     
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    Red Dawn is always a classic gun movie... lots of good commie stuff.
     
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    Here's an oldie, "Have Gun Will Travel". Starred Richard Boone as Paladin and he carried a handcrafted "Hamilton" (actually a Colt SAA).
     
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    Dead Man's Gun on either HBO or Showtime. I think the pistol was a nickel plated Schofield.
     
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    .45 is a B movie starring Milla Jovovich. The new Rambo had some decidedly gun porn moments. Ma Deuce scene, anyone? The Kingdom has some nice gun scenes as well. Boondock Saints has lots of Berreta-ee goodness. Last Man Standing has absolutely over the top 1911 love. Whole slew for the WW2 aficionados out there.
     
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    Nothing against it, but I couldn't get past the first five minutes without wishing I hadn't rented it, lol, it was just too ridiculous. Shooting umbilical cords? I'm out. :D
     
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    "The Guns of Navarone"
     
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    I think 90% of John Wayne's movies featured him with some sort of Winchester lever-action.
     
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    Sniper with Tom Berrenger,is horrendously awful.


    Clint Eastwood, John Wayne.
     
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    I wasn't aware "Shoot 'em up" was a gun movie. I thought it was a Brady bunch documentary.
     
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    For Mosin-Nagants there's "Winter War," "Enemy at the Gates" and "Ambush."

    The Sam Fuller war movies, such as "Fixed Bayonets!" and "The Steel Helmet" are real standouts for small arms use. Indeed he chose Gene Evans as one of his main actors by tossing an M-1 carbine at him, out of the blue! Evans, who had served, instantly snatched it and instinctively chambered a round.

    He favored a Winchester 92, and I believe its first appearance was in "Stagecoach" where he introduces his spin-cock (he had long arms). Of course the 92 was hopelessly anachronistic, but they didn't care much about that back in the day. And the Duke wasn't much of a gun guy himself.

    The Sam Elliott and Tom Selleck westerns feature some excellent and period-correct firearms--many of which are from those actors' personal collections. Both of them are shooters in real life and know their stuff. Probably a lot more than John Wayne ever did.
     
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    darn it Kodiakbear, you beat me to it on the machine pistol.
     
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    He may have not been a gun guy, but in several westerns you see him with the same rifle/pistol set up. The rifle is one the a larger loop on the lever and the pistol has yellowish grips, these are his personal firearms IIRC
     
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    A few British tv series that have had firearms feature in them,quite often& whose storylines are sometimes,about particular guns:

    Callan-Edward Woodward.(Early 70s,I think:)Callan uses handguns on the indoor firing range&for his various assasinations.
    The Sweeney:-John Thaw&Dennis Waterman,as DI Jack Regan&DS George Carter of the Flying Squad(1974-1978:-.)Featured Various S&W.38s(Met police service pistols of that period:)various shotguns,handguns,rifles(Including AR10s&15s:)&the Ingram Mac10
    The Professionals(1977-83:):Martin Shaw,Lewis Collins&Gordon Jackson:- CI5 Agents William Bodie& Ray Doyle use the following guns:Browning HI-Powers(Standard Issue for the early series,then Bodie uses a Colt Python .357& Doyle a Walther P38:)Cowley carries a .38 Cheifs Special,as his sidearm.S&Ws,1911A1s,Uzis,Mac10/11s,M16s,L1A1s&many other types of firearms are featured in this show.

    Theif Takers(1994-1998:)About the Metropolitan Polices serious&organised crime squad,the flying squad.The officers carry .38 S&W revolvers& later Glock17s&the villians are armed with various types of firearms in the show.Basically a newer version of The Sweeney.

    Life On Mars (UK)Some episodes featuring firearms.

    Ashes to Ashes:-
    Same as Life On Mars.

    In Deep:-Undercover cops Garth O'Hanlon(Steven Tompkinson:)and Liam(Nick Berry:)use Beretta 92FS&Glock17s.Their female colleague uses a Walther PPK.

    Murphys Law:-James Nesbitt as the RUC cop who uses a Glock17.Shootouts featured in this.

    Some episodes of Bergerac:(1981-1991:)John Nettles as DS Jim Bergerac.Various guns sometimes features in the storylines,like MP5&Brownings.Bergerac is sometimes armed with various S&W .38 revolvers,when he is undertaking dangerous assignments.

    Some episodes of the Bill Tv series(1983-2010:)S&Ws&Browning HI-Powers, kept in the Sun Hill police stations gun-safe&used by various detectives&uniformed officers,when drawing equipment,as a last resort.Later on Glock17s,S&W automatics featured too,in the police arsenal,along with G3 rifles&MP5s,used by the armed response units.
    Burnside:-(2000)A spin-off from the Bill,featuring the tough DCI Frank Burnside,who is now in charge of team in the National Crime Squad(Chris Ellison:)Burnside uses a Glock17 on the firing range&disarms a thug on a ferry,who was armed with an M10 or M11,at the begining of the first episode.
     
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