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Who Did Movie Knives Better? “First Blood” vs. “The Hunted”

Here's a look at a movie knife classic, First Blood, and a movie that borrowed generously from the Rambo universe. Spoiler alert: ripping off Rambo is never a good idea.
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How to Make Lara Croft’s Climbing Axe from Tomb Raider

The 2018 Tomb Raider movie, starring Alicia Vikander, has Lara Croft sporting the climbing axe made popular by the video games.
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8 Things You May Not Know About “Forged in Fire”

Here are eight things you may not know about "Forged in Fire," the popular knifemaking television show, as sourced from BLADE interviews with contestants.
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Getting Movie Swords Right: Joan of Arc vs. Joke of Arc

The 1999 Joan of Arc movie, "The Messenger," failed to represent the swords of the 15th century correctly on screen. A better movie got it right in 1948.
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The Iron Mistress: A Legendary Movie for a Legendary Knife

It took a lot of work and research to create the Bowie knife used for the classic 1952 film, "The Iron Mistress." But when it was over, an icon would be born.
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The Swords of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”

Take a look at the swords featured in the epic fantasy movie, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings."
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Sinners & Saints: Actor Makes and Uses Knives for Movies

Johnny Strong doesn't only use knives for scenes in his action movies. He also makes them, with a little help from Wally Hayes.
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