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This sound effect can be found on 20th Century Fox Sound Effects Library, which was made by Sound Ideas.

Info

  • First recorded: April 20, 1971
  • Creator: William Randall
  • Owner: Warner Bros. (April 20, 1971-1995), Sound Ideas (1995-present)
  • Origin: San Francisco, California
  • Year debut: December 23, 1971
  • First heard: Dirty Harry (1971)
  • Area used: Worldwide

On April 20, 1971, William Randall created this sound effect by using a .44 Magnum hand gun. Originally a Warner Bros. sound effect, it debuted in Dirty Harry on December 23 of the same year. Then, it appeared in many different action films throughout the 1970s to the 1990s.

In 1995, Sound Ideas added this sound effect to the 20th Century Fox Sound Effects Library.

Used In

TV Shows

Movies

Video Games

Amiga:

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Arcade:

  • Lethal Enforcers
  • Total Vice

Sega Genesis/Megadrive:

  • The Terminator (Heard in a high pitch and used as a shotgun.)

Nintendo 3DS:

PC:

  • Coming of the Storm (Wolfenstein 3D mod)
  • Constructor
  • Driver: You Are the Wheelman
  • Kingpin: Life of Crime
  • Project Eisenritter (Wolfenstein 3D mod)
  • Project Toten Eisenritter (Wolfenstein 3D mod)
  • Redneck Rampage

PlayStation:

  • Resident Evil (Heard in the opening movie; Used for Barry Burton's gun.)

Logos

  • Virgin Interactive (1996-1998)

Trailers

  • Above the Law (1988) (Trailers) (Heard in the European trailer.)
  • Bonestyx's Return (2020) (Trailers)
  • Captain America (1990) (Trailers)
  • Child's Play 3 (1991) (Trailers)
  • Goodfellas (1990) (Trailers)
  • Hard to Kill (1989) (Trailers)
  • Lethal Weapon (1987) (Trailers) (Heard in a high pitch.)
  • The Living Daylights (1987) (Trailers)
  • A Pray for the Dying (1987) (Trailers)
  • Passenger 57 (1992) (Trailers)
  • The Rookie (1990) (Trailers)
  • Sinners (1989) (Trailers)
  • True Romance (1993) (Trailers)
  • Under Siege (1992) (Trailers)

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