Shitty Movie Detail: Escape From New York

Snake Plissken aiming his uzi using the mounted scope.
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Snake Plissken has scopes on both his pistol and uzi. Why? Seems like conspicuous machismo, right? (It is!) Yet, they serve a ham-fisted purpose. You see, with only one eye Snake don’t aim so gooder. So the scopes even the odds. Granted, he looks like a dork when he to use them, so, eh…