Jaws

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Jaws (1975)

The following weapons were used in the film Jaws (1975):

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M1 Garand

Quint (Robert Shaw) keeps an M1 Garand aboard his boat and is seen using it during the shark's night attack. Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) uses the Garand against the shark at the climax of the film. Several Coast Guard members are also armed with M1s, most notably when they surround the two boys wearing a fake shark fin.

M1 Garand - .30-06.
Coast Guard member aim their M1 Garands at the two boys wearing fake shark fins.
Quint (Robert Shaw) fires his M1 Garand at the shark when it rams Orca during the night.
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Brody fires Quint's M1 Garand at the shark as it charges the sinking Orca in the climax.
A very good side view of the M1 Garand as Brody fires it.
"Smile you son of a...!" Brody takes one more shot with the Garand.

M1 Carbine

One of the men patrolling the waters on the Fourth of July is armed with an M1 Carbine. The rifle, which is often without a magazine loaded, appears to be fitted with adjustable rear sights as seen on post-WW2 M1 Carbines, but without the bayonet lug.

M1 Carbine with adjustable rear sights, bayonet lug, and twin magazine pouch - .30 Carbine
On the left, one of the men patrolling the waters on the Fourth of July is armed with an M1 Carbine.
Note the man carries his rifle without the magazine loaded.

Smith & Wesson Model 15

Chief Brody (Roy Scheider) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 15 revolver as his issued sidearm and uses it to fire several shots at the shark as it passes the Orca.

Smith & Wesson Model 15 - .38 Special.
Chief Brody (Roy Scheider) checks his S&W Model 15 when the shark rams into the Orca during the night.
Brody fires his Model 15 at the shark as it passes the Orca.
A closeup shot of Brody aiming his revolver at the shark. As seen in the film's outtakes, this particular revolver failed to fire more than a few times, much to the frustration of actor Roy Scheider.
A deleted scene shows a shark hunter firing into the water with the revolver.

Greener Light Harpoon Gun

The harpoon gun used by Quint (Robert Shaw) is a Greener Light Harpoon Gun with a nickel finish. He stores the rifle in its original take-down case, and the line holder has been removed from the forend and the reel is instead attached to the ship to handle bigger fish like sharks.

Greener Light Harpoon Gun with ancillaries - .38 Special blanks
Quint opens up the case containing his disassembled Greener Light Harpoon Gun.
Quint (Robert Shaw) sets up the Greener Light Harpoon Gun with a nickel finish.
Quint with his Greener Light Harpoon Gun when he waits for Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) to tie up the barrels.
Quint aims his Greener Light Harpoon Gun at the shark.

12 Gauge Double Barreled shotgun

During the chaotic point in the movie, when the fishermen descend on the town in search of the reward on the shark, one of the hunters carries what looks like a Stevens 311A 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun. This is from a deleted scene that can be viewed in the 30th Anniversary Edition's extras features.

Savage/Stevens 311A Shotgun - 12 Gauge
The shark hunter in the blue jacket and hat on the left carries the shotgun.
In a deleted scene, Brody makes sure that the same shark hunter has a permit for his double barreled shotgun.
In a deleted scene, a shark hunter is seen with the shotgun.

Arisaka Rifle

When posing with what they believe to be the shark causing all the carnage, one of the men in the group (at the far right) carries what appears to be an Arisaka Type 38. Not implausible; the movie was filmed in 1974 and war souvenir firearms were still very plentiful and affordable.

Arisaka Type 38 long rifle - 6.5x50mmSR
When posing with what they believe to be the shark causing all the carnage, one of the men in the group (at the far right) carries what appears to be an Arisaka Type 38. Not implausible; the movie was filmed in 1974 and war souvenir firearms were still very plentiful and affordable.
The rifle is seen on the far right.
In a deleted scene, the laughing shark hunter holds the rifle.

Remington 700

A Remington 700 is seen in the hands of another shark hunter posing with the shark. In a deleted scene, this person is seen holding the rifle as he fights with other hunters on the waters.

Remington 700 .308 Winchester
A Remington rifle is held by a hunter standing near the shark.
On the far left, a Remington 700 is seen in the hands of another shark hunter posing with the shark.
In a deleted scene, the shark hunter uses the rifle to fight with other hunters on the waters.
In a deleted scene, the shark hunter aims the rifle.

Ithaca 37 Field Gun

What appears to be an Ithaca 37 field gun is used by another shark hunter in a deleted scene.

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Winchester Model 1892

Winchester Model 1892 rifles is seen in the hands of some shark hunters as well as some of Brody's deputies.

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The hunter in the light blue jacket holds the Winchester.
On the right, deputies aim their rifles at the two boys wearing fake shark fins.
The Winchester is seen on the right.

Winchester Model 61

Another shark hunter is seen with what appears to be a a Winchester Model 62 .22 LR pump action rifle

Winchester Model 62A Pump Action Rifle - 22 LR. Began production in 1940, was an upgrade to the Winchester Model 1906 pump action 22 rifle.
The man in the glasses just behind Brody holds what appears to be a .22 Winchester rifle.


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