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Posted: 10/11/2004 3:34:43 PM EDT
Sweet, got it at wally world for 7.50. Thats what I call an entertainment value.

Drinking and watching, stay tuned...
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 3:37:09 PM EDT
Calling my local WW now. Thanks!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 3:55:11 PM EDT
I love it how the Cuban Col. tells the troop to go looking for 4473's at the sporting goods store.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 3:56:58 PM EDT

Originally Posted By drew5337:
Sweet, got it at wally world for 7.50. Thats what I call an entertainment value.

Drinking and watching, stay tuned...




DVD or VHS? Was it in that big bin?
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:00:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2004 4:01:25 PM EDT by Old_Painless]
Wolverines!!!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:00:51 PM EDT
DVD, wide screen, on the promo rack. Got Scent of a Woman too, HOOAH!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:02:29 PM EDT

Originally Posted By drew5337:
Sweet, got it at wally world for 7.50.



Wal-Mart no has RED DAWN here (none of the Wally Worlds here do).

Trust me, I've looked.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:04:30 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:08:35 PM EDT

That's awesome
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:08:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:09:31 PM EDT
Best movie ever
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:10:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:10:34 PM EDT
I got my copy (VHS) for $5 from the clearance bin
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 4:12:31 PM EDT
Just picked up my copy at the Ft. Collins, Colo. Walmart for $8.00.

It was on the rack, not in the bin. They had about a dozen copies in stock.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:08:39 PM EDT
I picked up Red Dawn DVD for $7.50 from Walmart too! They also have Boondock Saints on DVD for $9.44...but I already have it.

Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:10:35 PM EDT

Originally Posted By paenutz:
tinypic.com/c5lj9



That was the wallpaper on my desktop for the longest time...awesome picture.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:13:43 PM EDT
"Because.........WE LIVE HERE!"
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:14:23 PM EDT
"It's your first time ain't it? Then you gotta drink."
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:19:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 5:22:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2004 5:24:01 PM EDT by Currahee]
Col: "all that hate is gonna burn you up kid"

C Thomas Howell: "It keeps me warm"

ETA...

"We're all gonna DIE, DIE STANDING UP"

(got me a new sig line)
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:26:56 PM EDT
In 1985 I was in 8th grade, and the county had just opened up a new high school. All of the kids going to it got to vote on the school mascot. Because of Red Dawn it ended up being the Wolverine. I wonder if any of the students there today know the significance of their mascot?

Love that movie! I got mine (DVD) for $7.99 at K-Mart years ago.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:31:05 PM EDT
Great flick
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:33:37 PM EDT
Insert infamous Duke Nukem pic here
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:34:24 PM EDT
I picked it and Quigley Down Under up the other day at Wally World. Good deal!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:38:23 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:39:27 PM EDT
Red Dawn is one of those movies I never get tired of watching. It should be required to watch in all high school history classes.

Oh and WOLVERINES!
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 6:39:55 PM EDT
Time to recon the local wally world.
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 7:56:37 PM EDT

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:

Originally Posted By Currahee:
Col: "all that hate is gonna burn you up kid"

C Thomas Howell: "It keeps me warm"

ETA...

"We're all gonna DIE, DIE STANDING UP"

(got me a new sig line)



Actually, that is a take on an ancient quote by the philophiser Euripides:

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."



When Euripides said that, I don't think he met "face a Hind-D with only an AKM."
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 8:46:41 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 9:19:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2004 9:20:21 PM EDT by warlord]

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:

Originally Posted By Currahee:
Col: "all that hate is gonna burn you up kid"

C Thomas Howell: "It keeps me warm"

ETA...

"We're all gonna DIE, DIE STANDING UP"

(got me a new sig line)



Actually, that is a take on an ancient quote by the philophiser Euripides:

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."


I thought it came from Geo. Washington:
"The thing the sets the American Christian apart from all other people in the world, is 'he will die on his feet, before he will live on his knees.'"
-George Washington
Link Posted: 10/11/2004 9:20:23 PM EDT
I might go pay $8 for it, even though that is 100 rounds of ammo.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 4:02:15 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Taxman:
I might go pay $8 for it, even though that is 100 rounds of ammo.



What caliber?
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 4:10:45 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 7:31:43 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:19:02 AM EDT

Originally Posted By CAMPYBOB:
"red dawn" was the first movie to feature the ak74 rifle. even though they were just akm mock ups, the prop department was smart enough to known that the russians should be armed with ak74's and the cubans should have akm's.

several of the ak's were modified valmets, while others were built on (the horror!) butchered beautiful steyr maadi imports.



When I watched it I noticed that the Ruskies had what appeared to be AKS-74s, but with 7.62 magazines. I then realized that at that point in time, only the russians had real AKS-74...duh...
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:37:42 AM EDT

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:
Actually, that is a take on an ancient quote by the philophiser Euripides:

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."



I thought Emiliano Zapata said it first?
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:44:43 AM EDT

Originally Posted By PBIR:
I picked it and Quigley Down Under up the other day at Wally World. Good deal!



Ditto,we must have the same good taste!
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:48:21 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Old_Painless:
Wolverines!!!



Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:49:24 AM EDT

Originally Posted By CAMPYBOB:
"red dawn" was the first movie to feature the ak74 rifle. even though they were just akm mock ups, the prop department was smart enough to known that the russians should be armed with ak74's and the cubans should have akm's.

several of the ak's were modified valmets, while others were built on (the horror!) butchered beautiful steyr maadi imports.



All of their mockups where pretty darn good too. I was really impressed with the DShk .51 HMG which if you look closely was an M60D on a carriage and some added furniture. I knew that gun was bigger than Leah Thompson!

The Spetznaz Col having the Jatimatic was odd, I guess they jus wanted him to have a different cool looking weapon.

People bitch about the armor, I thought it looked GREAT, who the hell sits and counts the number of road wheels in a movie theatre anyway? I guess it looked good after growing up with war movies where any german tank= M-48 with swashtika on the side.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:50:00 AM EDT

Originally Posted By sgtstinger:

Originally Posted By paenutz:
tinypic.com/c5lj9



That was the wallpaper on my desktop for the longest time...awesome picture.



+1
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 9:55:20 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/12/2004 9:55:56 AM EDT by HeavyMetal]
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 10:03:00 AM EDT
I think the soldier onthe right looks a little chunky to be a Solviet Infantryman, they must have put in the researves....

Link Posted: 10/12/2004 10:05:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 11:02:49 AM EDT

Originally Posted By 3-gun:

Originally Posted By PBIR:
I picked it and Quigley Down Under up the other day at Wally World. Good deal!



Ditto,we must have the same good taste!



Hell, aren't those two movies on the required viewing list for this board?
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 11:04:53 AM EDT


What if this was a picture of an M1A1 Abrams burning in Fallujah with "Wolverines" written in Arabic on it?
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 11:55:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Currahee:

Originally Posted By CAMPYBOB:
"red dawn" was the first movie to feature the ak74 rifle. even though they were just akm mock ups, the prop department was smart enough to known that the russians should be armed with ak74's and the cubans should have akm's.

several of the ak's were modified valmets, while others were built on (the horror!) butchered beautiful steyr maadi imports.



All of their mockups where pretty darn good too. I was really impressed with the DShk .51 HMG which if you look closely was an M60D on a carriage and some added furniture. I knew that gun was bigger than Leah Thompson!

The Spetznaz Col having the Jatimatic was odd, I guess they jus wanted him to have a different cool looking weapon.

People bitch about the armor, I thought it looked GREAT, who the hell sits and counts the number of road wheels in a movie theatre anyway? I guess it looked good after growing up with war movies where any german tank= M-48 with swashtika on the side.


Director John Milius is very much pro-gun. The amount of effort put into getting it right doesn't surprise me. It's certainly appreciated.
The Son Tay Raid is in production, woo-hoo.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 12:04:53 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 12:46:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Sturmwehr:

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:

Originally Posted By Currahee:
Col: "all that hate is gonna burn you up kid"

C Thomas Howell: "It keeps me warm"

ETA...

"We're all gonna DIE, DIE STANDING UP"

(got me a new sig line)



Actually, that is a take on an ancient quote by the philophiser Euripides:

"It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."



When Euripides said that, I don't think he met "face a Hind-D with only an AKM."



Yeah, Im sure he meant to hide behind the rock that was sitting RIGHT FUCKING BEHIND YOU while you shoot.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 12:56:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:
tinypic.com/c5lj9

What if this was a picture of an M1A1 Abrams burning in Fallujah with "Wolverines" written in Arabic on it?



What if it was a picture of a puppy burning with 'eat more chicken' painted in Korean on it?

The point is, it ain't and we are the good guys.



+1 on the good guys.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 1:14:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By HeavyMetal:

Originally Posted By Phil_A_Steen:
tinypic.com/c5lj9

What if this was a picture of an M1A1 Abrams burning in Fallujah with "Wolverines" written in Arabic on it?



What if it was a picture of a puppy burning with 'eat more chicken' painted in Korean on it?

The point is, it ain't and we are the good guys.



What's the difference between us and them?

Because... WE LIVE HERE... ...
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 1:17:52 PM EDT
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