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Federico Mauro's Art Series Showcases the Famous Guns of Cinema

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August 7, 2013

Famous Guns

Over the short history of cinema, heroes and villains have taken arms against each other. And while many good guys and bad guys just used standard weapons and guns, there's plenty of unique pieces out there delivering out both evil and justice on the big screen. Artist Frederic Mauro has taken the time to showcase Famous Guns, giving the spotlight to individual weapons from pop culture. They include the simple weaponry of duos like Bonnie & Clyde, and also the sci-fi arms of Blade Runner, Alien, Batman and more. In a cool twist, not all the featured items are "guns" in every sense of the word. Look!

Here's some of the pieces from Frederic Mauro's Famous Guns (see the rest right here):

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The above pieces are just our personal favorites, especially the ones that aren't your traditional bullet guns or space pistols. For example, the inclusion of the guitar case from El Mariachi, the proton pack from Ghostbusters, and the oxygen tank from No Country for Old Men were particularly nice touches. At the same time, at Mauro's site, you can see the simple guns of John McClane from Die Hard, the revolver from Dirty Harry, James Bond's trusty PP7, and Tony Montana's assault rifle from Scarface. We'd love to see a series like this with other iconic weapons like swords maybe. Check out Mauro's other work here.

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments

1

Nice.

Xerxexx on Aug 7, 2013

2

M41A Pulse Rifle. Also from Aliens.

PARANAM on Aug 7, 2013

3

A close personal friend of mine. (actually only from Aliens)

avconsumer2 on Aug 7, 2013

4

Love the Blade Runner gun.

Brian Sleider on Aug 7, 2013

5

As an aside, if you're a fan of movie weapons and haven't seen it, check out Adam Savage's Blade Runner gun replica. It's ridiculous. (-ly cool)

avconsumer2 on Aug 7, 2013

6

These are great. I love the Anton Chigurh one. I forgot how gully that dude was.

Simon on Aug 7, 2013

7

Movie, Character, or Actor. Pick one and stick to it. That being said, the guns are pretty cool.

Jaleel White on Aug 7, 2013

8

and then there's District 9 which is neither. This guy's all over the place.

DanHibiki on Aug 7, 2013

9

Vincent Vega - Jules Winnfield is classic.

Happy camper on Aug 7, 2013

10

Ok so he uses an RPG for rambos gun and a revolver for a Looper gun, I question whether the guy saw those movies at all. M60 and a blunderbuss anyone!?!?

Cody W on Aug 7, 2013

11

Love the sound and look of the Auto 9 from RoboCop.

cobrazombie on Aug 7, 2013

12

Ellen was introduced to that gun by Cpl Hicks Had she not had him, the face huggers would have gotten her. Please give credit where it belongs.........

Rosalee Adams on Aug 8, 2013

13

Ah the famous Boomstick!

Jimmy Love on Aug 8, 2013

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