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Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons
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Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons | The AV Arc
The AV Arc

First seen in: Blade Trinity (2004)

Why it’s so ludicrous: A large metal bow with a neon blue laser where the string should be, it’s a vampire-dicing cheese slicer that cuts through the undead like nobody’s business. Sure, Wes might have his blades, but Jessica Biel has this shiny UV cheesewire and it always makes an impression. How it works on vampires is such gibberish the highest order – we’ll spare you the details – but rest assured that it’s nonsense, but very, very cool nonsense.

Most useful when: There’s a horde of vampires in skintight vests running at you or you just want to make a quick ploughman’s.
 

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1 RE: Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons
I thought the Flaming Sword was a bit unnecessary. In a year if the list was compiled again I doubt it would even be considered. But I thought the Noisy Cricket was genius. More

Posted by Non Forumite on Monday August 30, 2010, 01:51

2 RE: The suction-bomb cannon from Hudson Hawk
Well they had to fit in ANOTHER plug for Scott Pilgrim, because I've never seen a flaming sword beforegn=left] More

Posted by vader100 on Thursday August 26, 2010, 02:16

3 RE: Star Trek
Triple Barrled Shotgun from Undead or Lawnmower from Braindead?! More

Posted by Invader_Ace on Tuesday August 24, 2010, 20:33

4 RE: crotch cannon
Ummmm Light Sabers aside (Shame on you Empire) where is Rose McGowan's modified M4 Carbine with M203 grenade launcher attachment from Planet Torror Ok i know this is a real weapon BUT IT IS ATTACHED TO HER FUCKIN LEG how cool is that, i mean she could go to scratch her calf and level a school by mistake   Or the Proton Pack from Ghostbusters   Surely the the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch was onE of the first truely absurd weapons in film and deserves a place rather than a mention alongside The Holy Shotgun   More

Posted by doenutts on Monday August 23, 2010, 21:58

5 RE: Eh?
No Golden Gun! No Lightsaber Otherwise I am happy More

Posted by Charlie Green on Monday August 23, 2010, 19:42


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