Directors Movie Weapons: A Tournament

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  1. Dome Vongvises

    Dome Vongvises Lead Actor

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    Welcome to Movie Weapons: A Tournament!!!

    I'm pretty sure it's been done before (and credit to the guy/gal that ran it before), but what the hey, let's have some fun. Ever watched a movie and thought how cool it would be to own a weapon just like it? Time to vote for the coolest weapon in cinema history.

    Quick Voting Rules
    - Anybody can vote
    - Only one vote per person
    - Voting brackets will last 24+ hours during weekdays, and weekend matchups will last till 08:00pm EST of the following Monday
    - In case of tie, my call proceeds on


    North
    1. Proton Pack (Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2)
    2. Weirding Module (Dune)
    3. phaser (Star Trek Series)
    4. Reggie's Four-Barreled Shotgun (Phantasm Series)
    5. Green Destiny (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
    6. Flying Spheres (Phantasm Series)
    7. Bong Saber (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back)
    8. Pipe Spear (Commando)
    9. Han Solo's Blaster (Star Wars Series)
    10. Predator's Disc (Predator 2)
    11. Travis Bickle's Hidden Gun (Taxi Driver)
    12. Wolverine's Adamantium Claws (X-Men)
    13. Vincent Cassel's bone sword (Brotherhood of the Wolf)
    14. Chewbacca's Crossbow (Star Wars Series)
    15. Sting (Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit)
    16. Darth Maul's Double-Bladed lightsaber (Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace)

    South
    1. Kikuchiyo's Long Sword (The Seven Samurai)
    2. The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
    3. Pressure Weapons (Minority Report)
    4. Mini-Gun (Terminator 2: Judgement Day)
    5. Excalibur (Excalibur)
    6. Blade's "Daywalker" Sword (Blade & Blade II)
    7. Franklyn Madson's Dysher Scissors (Dead Again)
    8. Odd Job's Hat (Goldfinger)
    9. Genesis Device (Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan)
    10. Ripley's Flamethrower (Aliens)
    11. Otis (Frailty)
    12. Fett's Jet Pack (The Empire Strikes Back & Attack of the Clones)
    13. Zurg's Arm mounted Blaster (Toy Story 2)
    14. Rambo's Knife (First Blood)
    15. The Orgasmarator Ray (Orgasmo)
    16. Wez's Wrist-Mounted Mini-Crossbow (The Road Warrior)

    East
    1. PK-D Detective Special (Blade Runner)
    2. Dirty Harry's .44 Magnum (Dirty Harry Series)
    3. Giant Penis Sculpture (Clockwork Orange)
    4. Al Capone's Baseball Bat (The Untouchables)
    5. Bucket of Water (Wizard of Oz)
    6. Lionel Cosgrove's Lawnmower (Dead Alive/Braindead)
    7. Butch's Samurai Sword (Pulp Fiction)
    8. Giant, Spiked Bat (Escape From New York)
    9. James Bond's Walther PPK (James Bond series)
    10. Zorg's ZF1 Assault Weapon (The Fifth Element)
    11. The Toxic Avenger's Mop (The Toxic Avenger)
    12. Stanley Spadowski's Mop (UHF)
    13. Cobra Assault Cannon (Robocop)
    14. Spider-Man's Webs (Spider-Man)
    15. Feral Kid's Razor-Sharp Boomerang (The Road Warrior)
    16. Noisy Cricket (Men in Black)

    West
    1. Jason Voorhees' Machete (Friday the 13th series)
    2. Gynaecological Instruments for Operating on Mutant Women (Dead Ringers)
    3. The Predator's Mini-Nuke (Predator)
    4. Bruce Lee's Nunchucks (Enter the Dragon)
    5. Ash's Chainsaw (Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, Army of Darkness)
    6. Ash's "Boomstick" (Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, Army of Darkness)
    7. Three-bladed sword (Sword and the Sorceror)
    8. lightsaber (Star Wars Series)
    9. "Old Painless" (Predator)
    10. Robocop's Gun (Robocop Series)
    11. Krull Throwing Star (Krull)
    12. Tony Montana's "Little Friend" (Scarface)
    13. Indiana Jones' whip (Indiana Jones Series)
    14. Freddy's Glove (Nightmare on Elm Street Series)
    15. Predator's Shoulder Rifle (Predator)
    16. Smart Rifle (Aliens)
     
  2. Justin_S

    Justin_S Producer

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    My AUTOMATIC is Reggie's four barreled shotgun from the three PHANTASM sequels.

    I NOMINATE the razor disc from PREDATOR 2.
     
  3. Angelo.M

    Angelo.M Producer

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  4. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    Justin, we're on the same wavelength...

    My automatic: the flying spheres from Phantasm - they're unique to the series.

    I'll nominate:

    Dirty Harry's .44 Magnum.

    Feral Kid's razor-sharp boomerang from The Road Warrior.

    I'll save my seconds for later...
     
  5. Mike Hutman

    Mike Hutman Supporting Actor

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    My Automatic: The Bong Saber from Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    I'll nominate Jango Fett or Boba Fett Jet Pack from the Star Wars movies.
     
  6. John Kilduff

    John Kilduff Screenwriter

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    Don't know if it counts...

    My automatic is Schwarzenegger's Pipe Spear from "Commando".

    Sincerely,

    John Kilduff...

    I'll see if I can come up with some nods later.
     
  7. JenB

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    Automatic: Han Solo's Blaster from the Star Wars original trilogy
     
  8. ErikG

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    Nominate:

    Wolverines metal claws (X-Men)
    Chewies Crossbow (Star Wars series)

    Second:

    The razor disc (Predator 2)
     
  9. ChuckDeLa

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    Nominate: Frodo Baggins' (previously Bilbo Baggins') orc-detecting sword "Sting" from Lord of the Rings

    Nominate: the giant penis sculpture Alex de Large uses to bludgeon Miss Weatherley in A Clockwork Orange

    Second: Wolverine's claws (nice choice!)

    Automatic: Travis Bickle's slick gun-arm apparatus in Taxi Driver (gotta be some kind of name for that)
     
  10. Walter Kittel

    Walter Kittel Producer

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    Automatic: Vincent Cassel's bone sword from The Brotherhood of the Wolf

    Nominate: The 'pressure' weapons in Minority Report

    Third: Wolverine's claws ( X-Men )

    - Walter.
     
  11. JenB

    JenB Screenwriter

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    Nominate:

    Darth Maul's Double-Sided Lightsaber in Star Wars: Episode 1


    Second:

    Chewies' Crossbow (Star Wars series)
    Frodo Baggins' (previously Bilbo Baggins') orc-detecting sword "Sting" from Lord of the Rings
     
  12. ErikG

    ErikG Cinematographer

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    Second:

    Darth Maul's Double-Sided Lightsaber (SW: Episode I)


    I'm already out of noms and seconds. [​IMG]

    Dome, any chance you could hand out more?
     
  13. ErikG

    ErikG Cinematographer

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    Forgot about my automatic, which I'll use for Richard Deckards "PK-D Detective Special" aka the "Blade Runner Gun" (Blade Runner)
     
  14. Ric Bagoly

    Ric Bagoly Producer

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    Nominate-

    The Samurai Sword-used by Butch Coolidge to slice up Maynard in Pulp Fiction

    The Giant Spiked Bat-used by Snake Plissken to defeat Slag in the ring in Escape From New York

    Automatic-

    The Baseball Bat-used by Robert DeNiro in The Untouchables-"Life goes on."

    Second-

    The .44 Magnum used by Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry Series

    Giant Penis Sculpture-used by Alex in A Clockwork Orange
     
  15. Dome Vongvises

    Dome Vongvises Lead Actor

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  16. ChuckDeLa

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    Nominate:

    the leg of lamb Beverly Sutphin uses to kill Ms. Jensen in Serial Mom.

    the gigantic crucifix wielded by Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate.



    I'm surprised no 007 goodies have been nominated yet.
     
  17. Dheiner

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    The house, and the bucket of water, both from "The Wizard of Oz".
    Automatic: The food from gluttony, in Se7en.
     
  18. ChuckDeLa

    ChuckDeLa Cinematographer

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    Second:
    Bucket of water from Wizard of Oz

    I think the house violates the "hand-held weapon" rule.
     
  19. Chucky P

    Chucky P Supporting Actor

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    automatic

    Lionel Cosgrove's strap on lawn mower from Dead Alive/Braindead.

    nominations

    The Genesis Device from Star Trek: The Wrath Of Khan.

    Jason Voorhees' Machete from the Friday the 13th films.

    James Bond's Walter PPK

    Sanjuro's sword in Yojimbo & Sanjuro.

    Second

    The Samurai Sword-used by Butch Coolidge to slice up Maynard in Pulp Fiction

    The Giant Spiked Bat-used by Snake Plissken to defeat Slag in the ring in Escape From New York
     
  20. Jeremy Stockwell

    Jeremy Stockwell Supporting Actor

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    How about Zorg's ZF1 Assault Weapon from "The Fifth Element"?

    EDIT: I guess make that my "automatic" - I don't normally do these tournaments, but The ZF1 can't be overlooked!
     

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