Jackie Brown

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Jackie Brown (1997)

Jackie Brown is the 1997 feature film adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel Rum Punch. Adapted for the screen and directed by Quentin Tarantino, the film stars Pam Grier as the title character, a flight attendant who finds herself in the middle of a predicament involving an arms dealer, a bail bondsman and a large sum of cash. The film, which was a tribute to Pam Grier's years starring in 1970's blaxploitation films, also starred Samuel L. Jackson, Robert De Niro, Michael Keaton, Robert Forster, and Bridget Fonda. The characters of Ordell and Louis were previously introduced in Elmore Leonard's 1978 book The Switch, which subsequently was adapted into the 2013 feature film Life of Crime.


The following weapons were used in the film Jackie Brown:

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Revolvers

Colt Detective Special

When Max Cherry (Robert Forster) picks up Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) from jail, he had to leave his Colt Detective Special at the entrance. He later returns it to his glove-box in his car where Jackie Brown discovers it while checking for cigarettes inside. Without Max knowing it, she "borrows" it for later use and gives it back to Max the next day. In the final scene of the movie in Max's office, she again gets a grip on it as it is deposited in a drawer of Max's desk.

The actual screen-used Colt Detective Special from Jackie Brown - .38 Special. This weapon was actually handled by Robert Forster and Pam Grier.
Cherry puts his Detective Special in a locker at the jail.
Jackie sees the Detective Special in Cherry's glove-box when looking for cigarettes.
Jackie holds the Detective Special on Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson).
Cherry (Robert Forster) sits at Jackie's table with his holstered Colt DS in front of him.
Cherry's Colt Detective Special in his desk drawer.
Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) practices drawing the Detective Special in Cherry's office.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Early in the film, Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) is seen pulling a Smith & Wesson Model 10 out of his glove compartment. The script's description of the scene: "Inside the Oldsmobile, Ordell reaches into the glove-box and pulls out a five-shot .38 snubby."

Smith & Wesson Model 10 - .38 Special
Ordell checks the Model 10 in his car.

Harrington & Richardson Model 732

After Jackie takes his gun, Max Cherry (Robert Forster) goes back to his office and grabs a backup Harrington & Richardson Model 732 from his desk drawer.

Harrington & Richardson Model 732 - .32 S&W
Cherry picks up his backup revolver.

Pistols

Beretta Jetfire

Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson) takes a nickel Beretta Jetfire from his car when he goes to confront Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) after Cherry drives her home. Jackie takes it from Ordell after disarming him and presumably keeps it as she tells Cherry the next day she has her own gun. Note that the script names the weapon as a "little Targa .22 pistol."

Nickel Beretta 950B Jetfire - .25 ACP‎
Ordell's Beretta Jetfire sits on his car seat.
Ordell picks up the Jetfire.
Jackie holds the Jetfire on Ordell.

M1911A1

Louis Gara (Robert De Niro) draws and fires his nickel M1911A1 twice in the mall parking lot. Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) later takes it from him and uses it throughout the rest of the film. The script had called for Gara to be armed with a Beretta 92FS instead.

Nickel-plated Rock Island Armory M1911A1 w/ pearl grips - .45 ACP
Louis Gara (Robert De Niro) pulls the M1911A1 on Melanie (Bridget Fonda) twice.
Ordell checks the M1911A1 Louis shot with earlier.
Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) holds the M1911A1 against Max Cherry's (Robert Forster) head.

Smith & Wesson 5906

ATF Agent Ray Nicolette (Michael Keaton) keeps his Smith & Wesson 5906 in both a shoulder holster and a belt holster, drawing and firing it during the confrontation in Cherry's office.

Early Model Smith & Wesson 5906 - 9x19mm. The early model 5906 pistols had the finger step trigger guard, but they changed it to the rounded trigger guard for 'ease of production'.
Inside the office, Dargus (Michael Bowen) and Nicolette question Jackie Brown, with Nicolette looking at his holstered S&W 5906 on the desk.
Nicolette approaches Ordell on the floor in Cherry's (Robert Forster) office with his Smith & Wesson 5906 drawn after shooting him. Behind him, Dargus approaches with his Glock 19.

Glock 19

Detective Mark Dargus (Michael Bowen) carries a Glock 19 in a shoulder holster, drawing it at the end.

Glock 19 2nd Generation - 9x19mm
Dargus's Glock in his shoulder holster as he goes to greet Nicolette.
Nicolette approaches Ordell on the floor in Cherry's office with his S&W 5906 drawn after shooting him. Behind him, Dargus approaches with his Glock 19.

Shotguns

Mossberg 500

When Max Cherry (Robert Forster) opens his gun cabinet and retrieves a "stun gun", a Mossberg 500 can be seen in the cabinet as well as some other shotguns. Another Mossberg is seen at the beginning of the film, during the sequence showing "Chicks Who Love Guns" TV show (see below).

Mossberg 500 "Persuader" with standard five-shot magazine tube - 12 gauge. This is the most commonly produced version of the 500 series today.
A Mossberg shotgun sits in Cherry's gun cabinet.

Mossberg 500 (Sawed Off)

Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson) bends down into the trunk of a car and pulls out a sawed off Mossberg 500 pump action shotgun with wood pump grip and ventilated barrel ribbing that Beaumont Livingston (Chris Tucker) shall use for a job in Koreatown - at least so he is told. Beaumont reluctantly takes it and lays in the trunk.

Mossberg 500 Field sawed off - 12 Gauge
Ordell shows Beaumont the shotgun.
Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) offers the shotgun to Beaumont (Chris Tucker).
Beaumont climbs into the trunk holding the Mossberg.

"Chicks Who Love Guns" TV Show

Early in the film, Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson) shows a pre-recorded TV presentation of a fictional show, Chicks Who Love Guns, to Louis Gara (Robert De Niro). The show features 5 guns in the following order:

Intratec TEC-DC9

A Intratec TEC-DC9 can be seen in the hands of Sidney. The information claims the gun uses a 32 round "clip" instead of the proper term "magazine". When firing the gun, she's pretty much shooting the ground yet everything she aims at is destroyed.

Intratec TEC-DC9 - 9x19mm
"This is my TEC-9." Chick Sidney presents a TEC-DC9.
Chick Sidney fires a TEC-DC9.

Steyr AUG

A Steyr AUG-A1 can be seen in the hands of Cindy. She refers to it as an "Aug" instead of A-U-G (Ordell also mispronounces "Steyr").

Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version - 5.56x45mm
Chick Cindy presents a Steyr AUG.
Chick Cindy fires a Steyr AUG.

AKM

An AKM (referred to incorrectly as the "Chinese model") can be seen.

AKM - 7.62x39mm
Chick presents an AKM.
Chick presents an AKM.

Beretta PM12S

A Beretta PM12S can be seen in the hands of Britanny, although it is referred to as the older M12S model.

Beretta PM12S - 9x19mm
Chick Britanny presents a Beretta PM12S.
Chick Brittany presents a Beretta PM12S.

Mossberg 500 (Custom)

The final chick Tammy Jo uses a customized Mossberg 500 in the video, and accidentally shoots the camera man with it. The weapon has the standard riot-length barrel and standard mag tube, but is fitted with an aftermarket polymer buttstock, pistol grip and a heat shield on the barrel. She claims the gun has a "standard choke" barrel, but it isn't fitted with a choke.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser pistol-gripped shotgun with heat shield - 12 Gauge. The Mossberg in the show clip has an aftermarket buttstock, but is otherwise identical.
"It's made in America, just like me." Note the stock and heatshield.
She says the gun holds 5 rounds in the magazine tube, which is correct, however, she points to the ejection port as she says this.



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