Overall, the Film industry does a poor job of portraying safe gun function and then use. But we understand movies are meant to be fun, not firearm instructionals. However, that doesn't mean we can't target those people. After all they're making billions of glamorizing the subject.

There's just something about guns. We can't deny our love for a stylish, well-honed, lubed death machine, irrespective of our feelings about gun control. Guns serve multiple functions: first, they are cool (and thus make you look and look cool by association), and second, they cause a great deal of harm. So they're similar to mechanical cigarettes (and to some people, just as addictive).

Although there are countless instances of terrible gun use on the big screen, the following that stands out to all of us as pretty heinous.

Despite this, given how many firearms most people have seen, the average person knows surprisingly little about them. We're here to assist you in resolving this issue.

Sawed-off shotguns aren't worth troubling yourself with the saw. Yeah, chopping off the barrel makes you look more badass and less Elmer Fudd - but these guns are only good at short range, and the recoil is brutal. The main reason to have one is if you can't get a real

Source: Vulture

Fanning a gun would only make you miss your target. You see it a lot in westerns -- but in real life, you'd be lucky to hit anything with all that jarring. It's unlikely that this was ever done outside of shows.

Source: HistoryNet

A blank can still kill you. Blanks are only safe at a distance. Stand less than a couple feet away, and the expanding gases and wadding can do real harm. Several actors have died this way.

Source: Gizmodo

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