This is a discussion on Favorite Films...With Guns within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Lots of great picks here! I'll add The Getaway 1994 remake, Bullitt, the Patriot, and just about any Clint Eastwood movie, including his 'spaghetti westerns'....
Lots of great picks here! I'll add The Getaway 1994 remake, Bullitt, the Patriot, and just about any Clint Eastwood movie, including his 'spaghetti westerns'.
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We were Soldiers Once......True story and great film. Mel Gibson as the lead.
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Gotta agree with Gunnybunny, Sam Peckinpah was the crown prince at staging shoot 'em ups. His attention to detail was unsurpassed. My two favorite movies are of course, The Wild Bunch and Cross of Iron. As a footnote, I had the pleasure of meeting Peckinpah, Ernest Borgnine, Ali McGraw and Kris Kristofferson back in the 70's when they were filming "Convoy" in New Mexico. (Yeah, I'm that old).
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Edge of Darkness
Police Acadamy Tackelberry is the man..........................
Man, I missed out on some good ones.... Eqialibriam was awesome. Matrix was a great gun one and boondock saints also... Can
t believe I didn't think of those.
I'll add the Borne Identity because he dual wields pistols while one is upside down.
(Takes a minute to load cause its HD) Just noticed, He reloads before he drops, fires one shot, then reloads again at the bottom.... hmmm.....
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance....John Wayne, James Stewart.
The Shootist..........John Wayne
Public Enemies......Johnny Depp
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and while not really what you would consider a "gun" movie Gran Torino
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Police Academy naturally....
Snatch. The scene where it's replica vs. Desert Eagle cracks me up.
Snatch: Desert Eagle .50 - YouTube (Language NSFW or sensitive ears)
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Deer Hunter..........one bullet.......one shot.
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You guys have seen Goodfellas, right? Some great films have been thrown out, but Goodfellas is still the best.
Other films I like: Boogie Nights, There Will be Blood, Saving Private Ryan, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Reservior Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Dr. Strangelove: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb, Double Indemnity
A lot of these are crime related and deal with stuff about criminals, so it may not be for everyone, but check 'em out.
Also, watch some John Woo films like Hard Boiled and The Killer if you like ridiculous gun fights.