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Epic Movie Knives

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Seriousbladeno1, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    What are your most favourite movie knife "icons" of all times,that draw your attention to knives from early childhood? Name or post pictures of first three most desirable on scale from 1 to 3 (first most favourite,third last)
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2015
  2. CapitalizedLiving


    Dec 1, 2007
    The deba in Sanjuro, in the part where he is practicing throwing it at a leaf blowing in the wind.

    The tanto in Yakuza Graveyard, that is used to shank some Okinawan thug who thinks he's tough.

    The katana in Sword of Doom, owned by the main character who mows down dozens of people in a bamboo grove.
  3. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    You have a great taste for blades! I d love to get my hands on genuine Nihonto, (first i'd have to sell my car to have a chance to get into this sort of ball game i guess :):):)

    -would you have any specific pics of those three please?
  4. onojoe

    onojoe Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    Rambo 1
    Rambo 2
    Rambo 3
  5. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    Woow,Lile & Hibben, Love them too!
  6. jeepin

    jeepin Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2003

    Same here, plus all the knives in the movie Predator

    as well as the knives in the movie Commando.
  7. KP

    KP Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Oct 24, 2011
    Aw yeah! Me too!

  8. Bear Claw Chris Lappe

    Bear Claw Chris Lappe Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    1. First Blood (Jimmy Lile)
    2. The Hunted (Dave Beck)
    3. The Edge (folder by Brian Lyttle)
  9. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    My childhood best favourites are following:

    JACK CRAIN'S Predator Machete (first), i was speachless when i has seen it for first time! -(i guess,there will be more fans of this beauty)

    Closely followed by Gil Hibben's Rambo III

    My last (but not least) favourite Crocodile Dundee Bowie


    :):):) I am sure, they had amazing influence on many bladenuts around the world....Only sad thing about them is,that no quality reproductions are currently made on really premium steel and quality level,apart of some efforts and yes,G.Hibben i believe still does them,but speaking of price i would very welcome if some production take these to the higher level into premium (200-400USD) and make actually tough usable reps,i am sure they all would be still in very high demand....
  10. crom


    Mar 29, 2007
    Jack Burton's Gerber in Big Trouble in Little China.
  11. CapitalizedLiving


    Dec 1, 2007
    Thanks, I think I have better taste in movies than in knives.
  12. KenHash


    Sep 11, 2014
    Ahaha..great old films. I've seen all of them. I was more inspired by the Jimmy Lile knife in Rambo I, and to a lesser degree
    the Gil Hibbens ones in II and III. But moreso by Jack Crain's knives in Predator. Forgot what knoves were used in Commando.
    Maybe cause that one was so silly.
  13. crom


    Mar 29, 2007
    Mad Max's Gerber dagger in Road Warrior. Two Bit's Bali in The Outsiders. That movie also featured a sweet automatic used to ice that douche bag Soc, Bob. Hehe
  14. Klutz

    Klutz Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 1, 2011
    Book of Eli....not sure what it is though.

  15. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    The greatest movie knife from my point of view,but Rambo series is surely considered "the breakthrough" in knife industry promotion on screen ever....
  16. RoadDog66


    Jul 12, 2012
    C'mon all the "Rambo" survival knives, the bowie in the first "Crocodile Dundee", and Billy's machete in "Predator" are a gimme for childhood fantasy knives.

    Now these are my recent movie favorites that continue to fuel my obsession with knives:

    The Tom Brown Tracker used by Benicio Del Toro in "The Hunted"
    The hand forged Gil Hibben machete in the latest "Rambo"
    The kukris wielded by Alice in "Resident Evil Extinction"
    The balisong used by Hit Girl in "Kickass"
    The CS Tai Pan used by Johnny Strong in "Sinners and Saints"
  17. RoadDog66


    Jul 12, 2012
    You beat me to it. That is one of the best for sure!
  18. SaintZe


    Dec 20, 2013
    Not a childhood movie but the main character of 'The Man From Nowhere' uses an S30v Kershaw Blur in an amazing fight sequence against a karambit-wielding Thai hitman. I've been looking at buying a Blur ever since.
  19. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    It is up to you entirely how would you name these knives,i will not argue because not only is this matter of taste, but rather it is difference between generations and age of each of us...

    Movies like Rambo,Predator,Commando,Crocodile Dundee comes out all,when i was early teenage boy and people are influenced most in this young age...All of these movies heavily promoted knives,knife industry around the world at the time and knives used in them had all breakthrough designs and sizes for that time...during that time, we as young kids,boys were living in the world of knives,when 7-8"inch blade of classic design was considered as "monster blade".....These movies took the knife design to the whole other level,when they displayed the knives never seen before and in most shocking proportions for the era.....Number of teenagers and people were immediately drawn into fascinating world of the knives by this all around the world...Companies started to see opportunities and world was all of a sudden flooded with hundreds and thousands of Mickey Mouse replicas and "gimme fantasy knives" as you call them,but fact is, it was a breakthrough (for my generation of guys),,,of course young guys these days have other new movie knives to be seen on the screen,but i highly doubt-any of them will cause ever more massive boom like Rambo-Predator era did,in overal knife industry...

    But yes,of course even these days many of us love to see the "knife related movies" included me,as there is still living teenager inside me too,as in many others here for sure :):):)
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  20. David LaFerney

    David LaFerney

    Feb 4, 2015
    I don't know about all time but this one from "Hellboy" looks pretty handy...


    Especially when the handle extends to staff length.

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