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Sideshow Collectables – M56 Smartgun Prop Replica by Hollywood Collectibles Group

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Hollywood Collectables Group has come out with another awesome movie-accurate prop replica weapon from Aliens, this time the M56 Smartgun, as wielded by PFC Vasquez in the film. Made of fiberglass, metal, resin, and mixed media, each M56 Smartgun prop is hand-painted and authentically weathered. They’re authentically-sized as well, coming in at 48″ long complete with a themed tabletop display stand; you’ll have to source your own rig and harness if you plan on carrying this one around.

It is limited to only 600 units, with an estimated ship date between May and June 2020.

Fun fact: the original M56 Smartgun from the movie Aliens was constructed from an MG42 rigged up with a steadycam harness and various motorcycle parts.


Hollywood Collectables Group – M56 Smartgun

Sunday, January 29th, 2017


I find replicas and props of movie firearms that end up costing more than quite a few guns to be interesting. Perhaps it’s the often times painstaking detail and quality put into something that ultimately can only put on display. Such is the case with the Hollywood Collectables Group exclusive M56 Smartgun. The M56 was first introduced in the movie ‘Aliens’, a 10mm automatic squad support weapon with an effective range of 1500 yards, and a motion-sensitive infrared tracking system. This particular model is 48″ in length, weights 15 lbs., and comes with a 24″ x 16″ print of the Smartgun blueprints and spec sheet. Only 150 of these are slated to be released, so if you don’t mind spending $1200 on a high-quality Smartgun replica, then this is your chance.