June 24, 2018
The Difference Between Guns in Movies and Guns in Real Life
Explore the many ways Hollywood takes creative license when depicting guns in movies.
John McClane, the Terminator, even Neo, they all have one thing in common—they look really badass shooting guns. Here’s the thing though, in real life, the feats they perform, from shooting two micro uzis at the same time to blasting away a bad guy with a Beretta six inches from one’s ear, are all kind of, well, super fake and impossible. How super fake and impossible? Well, take a look at these videos that explore common myths and misconceptions about guns that many of us have learned from watching Hollywood movies.
This first one comes from Corridor Crew:
This video from Watch Mojo goes a little deeper into the actual science behind real-life firearms and Hollywood firearms: