movies that have no fucking idea how nailguns work

Gigantic fucking pet peeve: horror filmmakers need to learn how nailguns work. In a genre that is fundamentally unpretentious and friendly to the working class, we see this mistake way too often that could easily be corrected by anyone who has ever spent a day on a construction site. (1) Nailguns have a safety mechanism whereby you can only engage the firing mechanism when it is pressed up against a surface. You can't just pick one up and shoot it in the air. (2) Nailguns do not have rifled barrels, meaning you can't shoot somebody across the room and expect the nail to strike them point-first where you aimed it. Even if you removed the safety mechanism, the nail would…

  • Playing with Fire
  • Haunt
  • Instant Family
  • The Hitman's Bodyguard
  • Mayhem
  • Krampus
  • All Hallows' Eve 2
  • The Equalizer
  • Evil Dead
  • Grabbers
  • Trespass
  • The Man from Nowhere
  • Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • Casino Royale
  • Final Destination 3
  • The Island
  • Toolbox Murders
  • American Psycho
  • The Dentist 2
  • Bride of Chucky
  • Small Soldiers
  • Happy Gilmore
  • Color of Night
  • Arachnophobia
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • The Carpenter
  • Mannequin
  • The Nail Gun Massacre
  • Silent Madness
  • The Toolbox Murders