Colt Python

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The Colt Python is used by the following actors in the following movies, television series, and anime:

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Colt Python with 6" Barrel - .357 Magnum
Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
Colt Combat Python 3" in Royal Blue finish - .357 Magnum
Colt Python Snub Nose with 2.5" barrel - .357 Magnum
Colt Python Stainless Steel variant with 6" Barrel and Colt marked rubber combat grips - .357 Magnum
Colt Python Stainless Steel variant with 4" Barrel and Colt marked rubber combat grips - .357 Magnum
Colt Python Stainless Steel variant with 2.5 inch barrel and Pachmayr grips - .357 Magnum
Colt Python with 6" Barrel and nickel finish - .357 Magnum

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Specifications

(1955–2004)

  • Type: Revolver
  • Caliber(s): .357 Magnum, .38 Special
  • Weight: 1.08 lbs (1.1 kg) to 1.36 lbs (1.4 kg)
  • Length: in ( mm)
  • Barrel length(s): 2.5-inch (6.4 cm), 3-inch (7.6 cm), 4-inch (10 cm), 6-inch (15 cm) and 8-inch (20 cm)
  • Capacity: 6-round cylinder
  • Fire Modes: SA/DA


Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Take the Money and Run Gang Member 1969
Machine Gun McCain Peter Falk Charlie Adamo 3-in barrel 1969
The Millions Game Dieter Hallervorden Köhler 6-in barrel 1970
Cotton Comes to Harlem Raymond St. Jacques Coffin Ed Johnson 4-inch barrel, Nickel-plated 1970
The Mechanic Jan-Michael Vincent Steve 1972
The Getaway Al Lettieri 1972
Prime Cut O'Brien 1972
Magnum Force David Soul Officer John Davis 1973
Magnum Force Tim Matheson Officer Phil Sweet 1973
Magnum Force Kip Niven Officer Alan "Red" Astrachan 1973
Magnum Force Robert Urich Officer Michael Grimes 1973
Charley Varrick Walter Matthau Charley Varrick 1973
Electra Glide in Blue Robert Blake Officer "Big John" Wintergreen 1973
The Violent Professionals Luciano Bartoli Giacomo 1973
Mr. Majestyk Al Lettieri Frank Renda 1974
Truck Turner Isaac Hayes Mack "Truck" Turner 1974
The Terrorists Terrorist 4" barrel, blued 1974
McQ Gangster 1974
McQ John Wayne Detective Lon McQ 1974
99 and 44/100% Dead Tony Brubaker Burt 4" barrel 1974
99 and 44/100% Dead Jerry Summers Shoes 2.5" barrel 1974
99 and 44/100% Dead A mobster 4" barrel 1974
Sheba, Baby Pam Grier Sheba Shayne 1975
King Kong Ed Lauter Carnahan 1976
Police Python 357 Yves Montand Inspector Ferrot 1976
The Car James Brolin Sheriff Wade Parent 1977
The Car Ronny Cox Deputy Luke Johnson In holster 1977
The Car Various Sheriff's Deputies 1977
Dawn of the Dead 1978
The Wild Geese Mafia Hitman 1978
Cop or Hood (Flic Ou Voyou) Jean-Paul Belmondo Commissaire Stanislas Borowitz . 1979
The Long Good Friday IRA Hitmen 1980
The Long Good Friday Gangster 1980
Hopscotch Walter Matthau Miles Kendig 1980
Hopscotch Ned Beatty Myerson 1980
The Exterminator Food warehouse owner 3" barrel 1980
Fracchia the Human Beast (Fracchia la belva umana) Lino Banfi Commissaire Auricchio 1981
Fracchia the Human Beast (Fracchia la belva umana) Sandro Ghiani De Simone 1981
Fracchia the Human Beast (Fracchia la belva umana) Policemen 1981
Wolfen Bodyguard 1981
The Loch Ness Horror Stuart Lancaster Prof. Pratt 4-in barrel 1969
Sharky's Machine Burt Reynolds Sgt. Tom Sharky 1981
Porky's A Seward County Sheriff 1981
Enter the Ninja Venarius' bodyguard 1981
Choice of Arms Gérard Lanvin Inspector Sarlat 4" barrel 1981
Choice of Arms Jean-Claude Bouillaud Andre 4" barrel 1981
Bonnie and Clyde Italian Style (Bonnie e Clyde all'italiana) Jean Sorel The captain of Carabinieri 1982
Bonnie and Clyde Italian Style (Bonnie e Clyde all'italiana) Ornella Muti Giada 1982
The Shock (Le Choc) Jean-Louis Richard Inspector Maubert 4" barrel 1982
The Shock (Le Choc) Alain Delon Christian Morelli 4" barrel 1982
Scarface Ángel Salazar Chi Chi 1983
Octopussy U.S. Air Force Base Security Guard 1983
The Fighter (Le Battant) Alain Delon Jacques Darnay 1983
The Fighter (Le Battant) Sauvat's henchman 1983
Firestarter George C. Scott John Rainbird 4" barrel 1984
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4" barrel 1984
Subway Christopher Lambert Fred 4" barrel 1985
Police Academy 2 Colleen Camp Sgt. Kirkland 1985
Hold-Up Jean-Paul Belmondo Grimm 6" barrel 1985
Invaders from Mars Jimmy Hunt Chief Ward 1986
Invaders from Mars Kenneth Kimmins Officer Kenney 1986
Beverly Hills Cop II Judge Reinhold Detective Billy Rosewood 1987
Dragnet Tom Hanks Detective Pep Streebeck 1987
A Better Tomorrow II Chow Yun-Fat Ken Lee 1987
A Better Tomorrow II Ti Lung Sung Tse Ho 1987
A Better Tomorrow II Kenneth Tsang Ken 1987
Best Seller . Shooter at firing range 1987
Married to the Mob Oliver Platt Special Agent Ed Benitez 1988
Bulletproof Don Pike Montoya 1988
Miracle Mile Anthony Edwards Harry Washello 1988
Miracle Mile Robert DoQui Fred 1988
Miracle Mile Mare Winningham Julie 1988
Iron Eagle II Louis Gossett Jr. Brig. General Charles "Chappy" Sinclair 1988
In the Line of Duty: The FBI Murders Michael Gross William Matix 1988
Kill Me Again Bodyguard, patrolman 4" barrel 1989
Black Rain Michael Douglas Detective Nick Conklin 1989
Dead Bang Don Johnson Jerry Beck 1989
Tango & Cash Gunman 1989
Impulse Theresa Russell Lottie Mason 1990
Kindergarten Cop Richard Tyson Crisp 1990
The Cops are Robbers James Keach Sgt. Frank Moran 1990
Darkman Christopher Doyle Goon Stainless 1990
The Silence of the Lambs Ted Levine Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb 1991
Nothing But Trouble Daniel Baldwin Arthur Snubnosed with nickel finish 1991
Boyz N The Hood Laurence Fishburne Furious 1991
Boyz n the Hood Cuba Gooding Jr 1991
Menace II Society Glenn Plummer Pernell 1993
City Hunter Jackie Chan Ryo Saeba 1993
The Real McCoy Henry Stram A cashier 8" barrel 1993
The Getaway (1994) Michael Madsen Rudy Travis 1994
Canadian Bacon John Candy Sheriff Bud Boomer 1995
Canadian Bacon Kevin J. O'Connor Roy Boy 1995
La Haine police officer 6" barrel 1995
Strange Days A Robber 1995
Maximum Risk A French police officer 1996
Twelve Monkeys Bruce Willis James Cole Snubnose-nickel plated 1995
Rumble in the Bronx NYPD officers 1995
Jingle All the Way Minneapolis P.D. officer 1996
Bounty Hunters Michael Dudikoff Jersey 1996
City of Industry Stephen Dorff Skip Kovich stainless, snub nosed 1997
Blade A hospital security guard 1998
The Bone Collector Ed O'Neill Det. Sellitto 1999
The Boondock Saints David Della Rocco Roc Snubnosed, nickel plated finish 1999
Scotland, PA. James LeGros Mac 2001
Steal Steven McCarthy Frank 2002
Femme Fatale Antonio Banderas Nicola Bardo 2002
Starsky & Hutch Owen Wilson Kenneth "Hutch" Hutchinson 2004
36th Precinct Gérard Depardieu Denis Klein stainless, 4" barrel 2004
Hostage Kim Coates The Watchman Nickel plated 2005
Payback Deborah Kara Unger Mrs. Lynn Porter 2006
A Few Days in September Sara Forestier Orlando 4" Barrel, Nickel plated 2006
A Few Days in September Juliette Binoche Irène Montano 4" Barrel, Nickel plated 2006
The Departed Ray Winstone Mr. French 2.5" barrel 2006
Gangs of the Dead James C. Burns Campbell Snub Nose, Stainless 2006
He Was A Quiet Man 2007
American Gangster Denzel Washington Frank Lucas 2007
Planet Terror Freddy Rodriguez Wray Stainless 4" Model 2007
Planet Terror Tom Savini Deputy Tolo Stainless 4" Model 2007
Planet Terror Michael Biehn Sheriff Hague Stainless 4" Model 2007
Death Sentence Kevin Bacon Nick Hume 2007
Righteous Kill 2008
Give 'em Hell Malone David Andriole Pencil Stache continuity error 2009
Give 'em Hell Malone Henchmen 2009
The Other Guys Samuel L. Jackson Det. Highsmith 2010
13 Mickey Rourke Jefferson 2010
13 Sam Riley Vince 2010
13 Alexander Skarsgård Jack 2010
Tucker and Dale vs Evil Philip Granger The sheriff 6 in barrel, rubber grips, holstered 2010
Tucker and Dale vs Evil Travis Nelson Chuck 6 in barrel, rubber grips 2010
Tucker and Dale vs Evil Jesse Moss Chad 6 in barrel, rubber grips 2010
Bablo Vladimir Sychev Syoma Stainless 6" Model 2011
Street Kings 2: Motor City Ray Liotta Det. Kingston stainless 4" model 2011
Flypaper Tim Blake Nelson Billy Ray 'Peanut Butter' McCloud stainless 6" 2011
The Lookout Daniel Auteuil Inspector Mattei Snub-nose version 2012
Fire with Fire Vinnie Jones Boyd 2012
Fire with Fire Vincent D'Onofrio Hagan 2012
On the Other Side of the Tracks Laurent Lafitte François Monge 6" model 2012
Casa de mi Padre Manuel Urrego Officer Blancardo stainless or nickel, snub 2012
Suave Patria Héctor Suárez Comandante Porfirio Narvaez stainless, 4" 2012
Battleground Hugh Lambe The Hunter 2012

Television

Show Title Actor Character Note / Episode Air Date
S.W.A.T. Thug "The Killing Ground" (S01E01) 1975
Starsky and Hutch David Soul Kenneth "Hutch" Hutchinson 1975-1979
The Professionals 1977-1981
Hill Street Blues James B. Sikking Lt Howard Hunter 1981-1987
Hunter Fred Dryer Det. Sgt. Rick Hunter 1984-1991
Miami Vice Haing S. Ngor Inspector Nguyn Van Trahn "Savage" (S03E15) 1984-1989
La Piovra Michele Placido Commissario Corrado Cattani 2.5" barrel 1984-2001
Dempsey and Makepeace Michael Brandon Lt. Dempsey 1985-86
Dempsey and Makepeace Glynis Barber Det. Sgt. Makepeace 1985-86
Crime Story Dennis Farina Lt. Mike Torello 1986-1988
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei 1996-Present
Firefly Alan Tudyk Wash Hoburn 6" barrel,stainless finish 2002-2003
NCIS A gun dealer "Deliverance" (S06E15) 2003-Present
Chappelle's Show Dave Chappelle Silky Johnston 2003-2006
Chappelle's Show Mos Def General Cornrow Wallace 2003-2006
CSI: NY Rufus Knox "Uncertainty Rules" (S6E16) 2004-Present
CSI: NY William R. Spencer Troy Castro "Unusual Suspects" (S06E21) 2004-Present
CSI: NY Hill Harper Dr. Sheldon Hawkes "Unusual Suspects" (S06E21) 2004-Present
My Name is Earl Jaime Pressly Joy 2005-2009
Jericho Skeet Ulrich Jake Green 2006-2008
Prison Break - Season 2 Robert Knepper T-Bag 2006-2007
Sanctuary Aleks Paunovic "The Duke" Stainless 4" model / "Penance" 2007-2008
Ashes to Ashes Phillip Glenister DCI Gene Hunt 6" barrel, stainless finish, custom grips 2008-2010
Castle 2009-Present
Caprica "Ghosts in the Machine" (S01E07) 2010
The Walking Dead Pruitt Taylor Vince Otis 2010-Present
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln Rick Grimes 2010-Present
The Walking Dead Laurie Holden Andrea "Welcome to the Tombs" (S3E16) 2013
Falling Skies - Season 2 Colin Cunningham John Pope 2011-present
Criminal Minds C. Thomas Howell George Foyet / 'The Boston Reaper' 6" barrel, nickel finish / "Route 66" (S9E05) 2013

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Note Release Date
Lethal Enforcers 1992
Resident Evil/Biohazard 1996
Half-Life With laser sight 1998
Perfect Dark "DY357 Magnum" 2000
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin "Revolver" 2002
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City "Colt Python" 2002
Resident Evil can fire .44 Magnum rounds too 2002
Freedom Fighters "Revolver" 2003
Half-Life 2 ".357 Magnum" With stainless steel finish and synthetic grips 2004
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories 2005
The Suffering: Ties That Bind 2005
S.W.A.T. 4 2005
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories "Equalizer" 2006
Alliance of Valiant Arms "Python 357" 2007
Team Fortress 2 "Revolver" With pearl grips 2007
7.62 High Calibre 2008
Resident Evil 5 heavily customized, Mercenaries Reunion DLC 2008
Wanted: Weapons of Fate not usable 2009
Bloody Good Time "Revolver" 2010
Alan Wake "Revolver" 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops "Python" With snub-nose barrel, speed loader, or scope 2010
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D heavily customized 2011
Resident Evil: Revelations "Python" stainless 2012
Alan Wake's American Nightmare "Revolver" 2012
Black Mesa ".357 Magnum" 2012
The Walking Dead: Season 2 2013
Survarium 2014

Anime

Title Character Note Date
Riding Bean A bad guy 1989
New Dominion Tank Police Charles Brenten Heavily customized 1993
Gunsmith Cats 1995-1996
Gungrave 2003-2004
Phantom of Inferno Ein 2009
Cat Planet Cuties 2010
Stella Women's Academy, High School Division Class C³ Airsoft, Hanging in the background 2013
Sword Art Online II "Sinon" 2014

Blank Firing Replicas

Bruni Magnum

Bruni Magnum, nickel variant (note the absence of the Colt logo on the grips) - 9mm/.380 blanks

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Black List (Liste noire) Gérard Sergue Nino 1984
Man Bites Dog Benoît Poelvoorde Ben 1992


Non-Firing Replicas

Crossman 3357 Revolver

Crossman 3357 Revolver is a .50 paintball revolver based on Colt Python which looks slightly futuristic then a real weapon and is break-open.

Crossman 3357 Revolver - .50 paintball

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Split Second Rutger Hauer Det. Harley Stone dreesed up as a futuristic weapon 1992
Split Second Kim Cattrall Michelle McLaine dreesed up as a futuristic weapon 1992


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