Straight Shooter

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Straight Shooter
Straight Shooter-Poster.jpg
Poster
Country GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Thomas Bohn
Release Date 1999
Language English
German
Main Cast
Character Actor
Frank Hector Dennis Hopper
Volker Bretz Heino Ferch
Regina Toelle Katja Flint
Markus Paufler Ulrich Mühe
Andreas Berndt Jürgen Schornagel
Lena Hoelldobler Hannelore Hoger


Straight Shooter is a 1999 German action thriller. A German who is a former French Foreign Legion sniper starts terror against politicians and industrialists whom he blames for the death of his daughter after the nuclear power station incident. Now the only man who can stop the Straight Shooter is his former instructor and commander.

The following weapons are seen in the movie Straight Shooter:

Contents


Handguns

Walther P99

A suppressed Walther P99 is used by Volker Bretz (Heino Ferch) in several scenes.

Walther P99 - 9x19mm. Note the ramped trigger guard, small slide serrations, closed and proprietary accessory rail, short magazine release and slightly more curved 'tail' of the pre-2004 models.
Bretz draws his pistol.
A view at the sound suppressor.
Bretz holds his pistol.
A close view at the pistol.
Bretz holds Attorney General Regina Toelle (Katja Flint) as a hostage.
Bretz aims his pistol at Frank Hector (Dennis Hopper).

Kimar Lady K

Attorney General Regina Toelle (Katja Flint) carries a Walther PPK-style pistol as a self-defence weapon. It is most likely a blank firing Kimar Lady K.

Kimar Lady K nickel - 8mm P.A.K.
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Regina Toelle's bodyguard hands her a pistol.
Regina Toelle aims her pistol at Volker Bretz (Heino Ferch).
Bretz disarms Regina Toelle.
He tries to fire her pistol only to find that it isn't loaded. Note that there is no Walther logo on the slide which is a confirmation that the pistol is Kimar model.

M1911-style pistol

In the flashback scene Frank Hector (Dennis Hopper) fires an M1911-style pistol at an African rebel.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
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SIG-Sauer P225

Several members of a counter-terrorism unit are armed with SIG-Sauer P225 (or SIG P6, if real German police helped to film the movie) pistols.

SIG-Sauer P225 - 9x19mm
SIG-Sauer P6 - 9x19mm - note the cutaway hammer, this was used to allow West German police to know whether or not a gun was dropped on its hammer.
A member of a counter-terrorism unit holds a pistol fitted with some device, supposedly a laser sight.
A member of a counter-terrorism unit aims his pistol.
A member of a counter-terrorism unit holds his pistol at the background.
A police detective holds a pistol.

Various handguns

Various characters are seen with pistols.

A pistol is seen in the holster of a bodyguard. The shape of the grip matches Beretta 92F but but it's not enough to identify the pistol for sure.
A member of a counter-terrorism unit holds a revolver. It is seen very blurry. The revolver resembles Smith & Wesson Model 66.

Submachine Guns

MAT-49

In the flashback scene most of French Foreign Legion carry MAT-49 SMGs.

MAT-49 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
A legionnaire fires his MAT-49.
Three legionnaires with MAT-49s.
A close view at the SMG.

Heckler & Koch MP5

In the final scene several members of a counter-terrorism unit are armed with Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine guns. The stock is never seen so it's hard to identify if it is A1 or A3.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with original "slimline" forearm - 9x19mm
The MP5 is fitted with some device, supposedly a laser sight.

Unidentified SMG

A member of a counter-terrorism unit on the top of the stairs holds some compact SMG with a front grip (maybe a Steyr TMP). The weapon is fitted with some device, supposedly a laser sight.

Shotguns

Winchester 1300

Winchester 1300 shotguns are used by a counter-terrorism unit in the final scene.

Winchester Model 1300 with extended tube and pistol grip - 12 Gauge
A member of a counter-terrorism unit holds a shotgun with long magazine tube at the background. The pump is fitted with a loop.
A police detective aims a shotgun. Another detective holds his shotgun of the same model at the background.
A shotgun is seen at the left.

Mossberg 500

Mossberg 500 shotguns are used by a counter-terrorism unit in the final scene.

Mossberg 500 with high-capacity magazine tube - 12 Gauge
A member of a counter-terrorism unit fires a shotgun to breach the door.

Unidentified shotgun

A shotgun is seen at the foreground.

Rifles

AKS-47

An AKS-47-style assault rifle is seen in hands of an African rebel in the flashback scene.

Type III AKS-47 - 7.62x39mm
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MAS-49/56

A MAS-49/56 rifle is seen in the flashback scene.

MAS-49/56 - 7.5x54mm French
A legionnaire with MAS-49/56 is seen at the left.

Hunting Rifle

In the opening scene a hunter aims at a deer with an ornamented rifle.

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Sniper Rifles

Mauser SR-93

The first weapon used by Volker Bretz (Heino Ferch) is a sniper rifle that appeares to be a Mauser SR-93. In the movie it is called an FR F2 in 7.5 mm caliber (which is is incorrect because FR F2 was chambered for 7.62x51 mm while a 7.5x54 mm rifle was MAS FR F1).

Mauser SR93 with Hensoldt 3-12x56 telescope sight - .300 Winchester Magnum
A pistol grip, a part of receiver and a sniper scope can be seen.
Bretz holds his rifle.
A close view at the trigger and the trigger guard.
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Bretz loads his weapon with box magazine.
The stock can be seen.
The safety and the bolt handle.
The sniper scope.
A side view at the weapon.

GOL sniper rifle

In the final scene Frank Hector (Dennis Hopper) is armed with a GOL sniper rifle.

GOL Sniper Magnum - .308 Winchester
Frank Hector holds the rifle.
Frank Hector aims.

Various sniper rifles

In the final scene a lot of various sniper rifles are seen in hands of snipers of the counter-terrorism unit.

A sniper aims his rifle.
Two snipers with different rifles on the rooftop.
Two more snipers with their rifles. The rifle with a bright wooden stock resembles Anschütz models like Models 1903 or 1913.
Two more snipers at the right run with their rifles in hands.
Two more snipers and Frank Hector (Dennis Hopper).

Machine Guns

Unidentified Machine Gun

An unidentified machine gun is seen in the flashback scene. It resembles a MAS AA-52 but it's only a guess.

MAS AA-52 GPMG - 7.5x54mm French
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Other Weapons

RGD-5 hand grenade

Volker Bretz (Heino Ferch) uses a bundle of three RGD-5 hand grenades during the attack at Markus Paufler's house.

RGD-5 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A bundle of grenades.
Bretz readies to throw the grenades.
The grenades in flight.

Unidentified Rocket Launcher

During the shootout on the abandoned factory Volker Bretz (Heino Ferch) destroyes a police car with a single shot rocket launcher.

Bretz holds a folded launcher.
He unfolds the tube.
Bretz aims the weapon.

Flamethrower

A flamethrower is used by French Foreign Legion in the flashback scene.

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A legionnaire carries two cylinders at his back.


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