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Absurdly Cool Movie Weapons |  The Guitar Case Rocket Launcher
The Guitar Case Rocket Launcher

First seen in: Desperado (1995)

Why it’s so ludicrous: Guitar case MAC-10s are all well and good, and the codpiece revolver is kinda cool if you like that sort of thing, but what really sorts the ludicrous weapon-loving men from the ludicrous weapon-loving boys is the guitar case rocket launcher. It’s perfectly balances your need to look like a Mexican guitar player with your need to make things kersplode. Also, aside from spitting out rocket propelled grenades, it also has no recoil. Which is nice.

Most useful when: Busking in those shadier tube stations.

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Well they had to fit in ANOTHER plug for Scott Pilgrim, because I've never seen a flaming sword beforegn=left] More

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Triple Barrled Shotgun from Undead or Lawnmower from Braindead?! More

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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

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No Golden Gun! No Lightsaber Otherwise I am happy More

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