Everyone knows that if they bring a knife, you bring a gun — but what kind of knife have they brought, and what sort of gun can you pack without it seeming like you’re overcompensating for something? In the fictional world of movies and television (not to mention comic books, video games and mythology), there are all kinds of outrageous and uncontrollable weapons there for the taking. If you’re wondering how to level up from your everyday weapons of minor destruction, here are no less than 50 of the best.
(A quick note on self-imposed restrictions: everything in the following is a weapon for personal use, not something that requires multiple people in order for it to work. Sorry, everyone who hoped to see the Death Star pop up; that’s being kept in the back pocket until the list of Things That Aren’t Moons.)