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Old 10-03-06, 03:06 PM
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Anybody know this movie?

I remember this as a kid (I'm 30 now). But no idea from what movie...

A cop or state trooper is standing by an 18 wheeler on the side of a highway, nothing is around. He is questioning a guy in a tan trenchcoat and tells him to put his hands up. As the trenchcoat guy complies, we notice that there is a double barreled shotgun in his sleeve. Once its level with the cops chest, he fires, producing the nastiest gaping shotgun wound I think I've ever seen. The cop flies back and the bad guy goes on his way.

Its been years but that scene from where ever has always stuck with me. I would love some help with this mystery. Thanks!
Old 10-03-06, 04:19 PM
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I haven't seen The Hitcher in eons. It's not from that is it?
Old 10-04-06, 01:12 AM
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nope not from the Hitcher. Great movie that I am pretty familiar with.
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Cobra comes to mind, but I think that scene involved a van.
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It sounds gruesome! I hope you get to know the movie.
Old 10-04-06, 12:56 PM
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yeah, not Cobra. I watched that not even a year ago... hmmm.
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A few years ago I asked a similar questions, but cannot find the old thread for some reason.

If this is the same movie, there is a scene where an assassin is cutting off the end of a lightbulb, filling the bulb with gasoline or something, and reattaching the end. Later, when his target enters the room, he flips on the switch and the bulb explodes.
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Are there some crazy motorcycle guys in all black?
Old 10-09-06, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by davejt1
A few years ago I asked a similar questions, but cannot find the old thread for some reason.

If this is the same movie, there is a scene where an assassin is cutting off the end of a lightbulb, filling the bulb with gasoline or something, and reattaching the end. Later, when his target enters the room, he flips on the switch and the bulb explodes.
I seem to remember something like this with Sean Connery being the guy fixing the lightbulb. I can't, however, remember what the movie was.
Old 10-09-06, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by davejt1
A few years ago I asked a similar questions, but cannot find the old thread for some reason.

If this is the same movie, there is a scene where an assassin is cutting off the end of a lightbulb, filling the bulb with gasoline or something, and reattaching the end. Later, when his target enters the room, he flips on the switch and the bulb explodes.
This I know I've seen. Could it be The Exterminator? Haven't seen it in awhile.
Old 10-09-06, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by davejt1
A few years ago I asked a similar questions, but cannot find the old thread for some reason.

If this is the same movie, there is a scene where an assassin is cutting off the end of a lightbulb, filling the bulb with gasoline or something, and reattaching the end. Later, when his target enters the room, he flips on the switch and the bulb explodes.
Soldier?
Old 10-09-06, 07:28 PM
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The Mechanic with Charles Bronsan maybe? I've seen this movie with the exploding lightbulb more than once. Hope somebody knows for certain. Going to bug me till I find out now.
Old 10-10-06, 06:33 AM
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Asked a friend and he says the lightbulb scene is from the original The Longest Yard with Burt Reynolds.
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Thanks, HN! "Soldier" was the name of it - not the Kurt Russell film, a different one:

http://www.amazon.com/Soldier-James-.../dp/0792840801

I could picture the lead actor but couldn't remember the name - Ken Wahl.

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