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IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby ELB » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:29 pm

I suppose this qualifies as a cross between a LEO contact and a blooper...

http://www.wlfi.com/story/36466032/poli ... ovie-shoot

http://fox59.com/2017/09/27/crawfordsvi ... for-movie/

Short course: Extremely low budget movie makers stage a scripted robbery for filming. They didn't tell anyone else (like the police) except for the owners of a bar where they were filming. Someone not-in-the-know saw a masked man holding a gun enter the bar from the street and called the cops. When masked man came out into the street again... well, go read the links.
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Re: IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby loktite » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:06 pm

So...uh... where did the cop's bullet(s) go
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Postby KLB » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:49 pm

Reminds me of one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies in which the Mel Gibson character mistakes a movie shoot as a crime in progress.

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Postby Lynyrd » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:21 pm

loktite wrote:So...uh... where did the cop's bullet(s) go


I was wondering the same thing.
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Postby bblhd672 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:29 pm

The actor is lucky the cops were bad shots.
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Postby C-dub » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:13 pm

KLB wrote:Reminds me of one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies in which the Mel Gibson character mistakes a movie shoot as a crime in progress.

It was either the third or fourth one. Roger's daughter was in the movie and thought she was in danger.
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Postby Pawpaw » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:25 pm

bblhd672 wrote:The actor is lucky the cops were bad shots.

That's EXACTLY what I was thinking.

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KLB wrote:Reminds me of one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies in which the Mel Gibson character mistakes a movie shoot as a crime in progress.

It was either the third or fourth one. Roger's daughter was in the movie and thought she was in danger.

The best part was how Mel convinced the director to "un-fire" the girl. :lol:
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Postby n5wmk » Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:07 am

KLB wrote:Reminds me of one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies in which the Mel Gibson character mistakes a movie shoot as a crime in progress.


I was thinking more of Andy Griffith show. Was the officer named Barney?
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Re: IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby Mel » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:23 pm

n5wmk wrote:
KLB wrote:Reminds me of one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies in which the Mel Gibson character mistakes a movie shoot as a crime in progress.


I was thinking more of Andy Griffith show. Was the officer named Barney?


Obviously not. He had a bullet in his gun!
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Postby philip964 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:51 pm

Most cities require a city permit to film a movie. Which I think includes hiring police officers.

I would be afraid being an actor having a gun pointed at me by a faux robber on a cheap movie like this.

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Postby Pariah3j » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:01 pm

philip964 wrote:Most cities require a city permit to film a movie. Which I think includes hiring police officers.

I would be afraid being an actor having a gun pointed at me by a faux robber on a cheap movie like this.


I believe the requirement to have a permit would be if you are shooting in public - they were shooting on private land and the business was aware/ok with it.
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Postby ELB » Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:45 pm

philip964 wrote:Most cities require a city permit to film a movie. Which I think includes hiring police officers.

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Low budget film makers sometimes forego city permits, security, and the like because...well... they have low budgets.
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Re: IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby philip964 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:18 pm

ELB wrote:
philip964 wrote:Most cities require a city permit to film a movie. Which I think includes hiring police officers.

....


Low budget film makers sometimes forgo city permits, security, and the like because...well... they have low budgets.


Forgo a real armorer as well.

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Re: IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby ELB » Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:44 pm

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Re: IN: Cop shoots at faux bank robber

Postby TreyHouston » Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:34 pm

:eek6
1) that got online FAST
2) why did the actor raise his gun
3) that cop needs more range time!
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