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Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons
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Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons | EM-1 Rail Gun
EM-1 Rail Gun

First seen in: Eraser (1996)

Why it’s so ludicrous: As movie sniper rifles go, the EM-1 Rail Gun has some tough competition from Wanted’s transglobal number, but Eraser’s long-range uber-rifle just about beats it. For starters, it’s meant to fire its rounds at the speed of light – which is fast – and its X-ray scope lets the wielder not only see through walls, but clothes, skin and bone too. Bunkum maybe, but fantastical bunkum, making for the most badass firearm Arnie’s ever wielded. And you don’t make that statement lightly.

Most useful when: You fancy a spot of long-distance bird-watching or need to turn your car upside down. Dramatically.


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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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