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Use of Crossbows in movies

The trend of using crossbows in Hollywood movies and TV programs is not new. It is prevailing since past many years and capturing the eyes of enthusiastic viewers. There are various movies released till now wherein use of crossbows has become a source of entertainment. One of the greatest hits of the decade, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is considered an epic movie. As it is based on the war theme, the ancient crossbow content is beautifully used. The designs of the crossbows used here vary accordingly. The crossbows signify the power and ancient modesty. Thus, they are used in those movies where a major part portrays the scenes of war and conquerors. Earlier, the armies consisted of soldiers, archers, riders and cavalry. As far as movies are concerned, crossbows are generally used in two types of versions, light and hard. The fine use of these crossbows in movies like The Lord of the Rings and The Wild Geese has raised the levels of this sport so far. The use of crossbow on both small and large scale has remained successful in raising the quality levels of movies. It provides them an authentic feel as and when required.  One cannot forget the crossbow content used in the highly praised movie of the decade, The Gladiator. The use of crossbows can vary between typical and innovative ones. Many movies have gathered enough praises and awards due to creative themes deployed in them. Infinite number of movies can be classified in the same manner. The swift movements and tricks employed in the use of crossbows make them ideal for portrayal on the big screen to allure and tempt people. Some people in the country are greatly inspired by the hasty movements of the archers with crossbow in different movies. Crossbows, employed in movies and serials, can be seen mounted with various arms and ammunition to enhance their usability during the battle. Other movies that are seen shooting the crossbow scenes include Underworld, Van Helsing and many of the James Bond series. Hickory Creek 18-Inch Right Hand In-line Vertical Crossbow There are some movies exclusively based on crossbows only. Recently released Hunger Games is one such movie where a girl devotes her whole life to the practice of archery. In fact, the art of using crossbows have inspired millions of children take it up as an activity. Kids are enrolling in several archery schools and participating in range events to showcase their talent and skills with the use of crossbow. Being a non-violent and focussed activity, schools are planning to introduce this art sooner or later. Shooting with crossbows has become a passion of many kids who wish to excel and become a part of this esteem sport which was once hidden in the books of history. Click here to check out more crossbows.
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