We are used to seeing guns in a lot of movies. So, how do the people who make the movies decide what guns to use? The majority of the decision is left up to gun developers. Many times, a company sponsors a movie so they can choose what guns they will use so they can market their products. If there isn’t a sponsorship, the decision is left up to armors and propmasters. They often pick guns that are the easiest to conceal the brand.
- the iconic role of a particular firearm can spawn or spur sales.
- Directors do not typically specify a particular gun.
- weapons can be chosen for ability to conceal their base model or easy of modification.
“In many cases, the iconic role of a particular firearm can spawn or spur sales. I know plenty of internet commando’s who do replica builds of their favorite on-screen option.”