Agatha Christie's Poirot: Death on the Nile

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Agatha Christie's Poirot: Death on the Nile (2004)

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Death on the Nile is the 2004 adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery novel of the same name. The film starred Emily Blunt, JJ Feild, Emma Griffiths Malin and David Suchet as Hercule Poirot. This adaptation is actually the third episode in the 9th series of the long-running ITV series Agatha Christie's Poirot, although every "episode" after series 6 has been feature-length. The novel had previously been adapted as a 1978 feature film that starred Peter Ustinov as Poirot, as well as a second feature film, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, that is scheduled for theatrical release in October of 2020.

The following weapons were used in the film Agatha Christie's Poirot: Death on the Nile:


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Belgian Pocket Revolver

Jacqueline De Bellefort (Emma Griffiths Malin) carries a pair of Belgian pocket revolvers. Her revolvers have folding triggers, are double action, have external safeties, and appear to be nickel plated. They also appear to be chambered in .22 LR. Simon Doyle (JJ Feild) also uses it. Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) and Colonel Race (James Fox) handle it during the course of the investigation.

Belgian Lady's Pocket Revolver - .22 LR
Jacqueline drops her revolver in front of Poirot.
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Jacqueline's revolver after she "shoots" Simon.
One more view of the revolver in Jacqueline's hand.
Poirot unwraps the revolver, which had been tossed overboard.
A flashback scene reveals Simon wounding himself in leg. A large flame from cylinder is seen.
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Simon reloads the revolver in a flashback. The revolver appears to be chambers in .22 LR.
Jacqueline pulls out a second revolver in the final scene.

Remington 1866 Derringer

An ornate Remington 1866 Derringer is found in Andrew Pennington's (David Soul) luggage, but he's never seen handling it. Jacqueline is later seen using it, while Poirot and Colonel Race handle it during the investigation.

Remington 1866 Derringer - .41 R.F. Caliber. Silver engraved with pearl grips
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Poirot examines Pennington's derringer.
The killer with Pennington's derringer.
The bottom barrel fires.
The dropped derringer on the floor.
Poirot confronts Pennington about his derringer.

Double Barreled Shotgun

Tim Allerton (Daniel Lapaine) and "the Lord" (uncredited) are seen with Double Barreled Shotguns early in the film.

Charles Parker 1878 Side by Side Shotgun - 12 Gauge. The Parker Gun Company was absorbed into Remington in 1934.
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"The Lord" and Allerton with their shotguns.
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Unidentified rifle

A Egyptian guard holds an unidentified rifle. It appears to be some single shot breechloading (hardly bolt action) model but nothing more can be said.


See Also

Agatha Christie's Poirot
Season 1 (1989)  •  Season 2 (1990)  •  The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1990)  •  Season 3 (1990-1991)  •  Season 4 (1992)  •  Season 5 (1992)  •  Hercule Poirot's Christmas (1994)  •  Murder on the Links (1996)  •  The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (2000)  •  Evil Under the Sun (2001)  •  Murder in Mesopotamia (2001)  •  Five Little Pigs (2003)  •  Death on the Nile (2004)  •  The Hollow (2004)  •  Cards on the Table (2006)  •  After the Funeral (2006)  •  Taken at the Flood (2006)  •  Cat Among the Pigeons (2008)  •  Third Girl (2008)  •  Murder on the Orient Express (2010)  •  The Clocks (2011)  •  Elephants Can Remember (2013)  •  The Big Four (2013)  •  Dead Man's Folly (2013)  •  The Labours of Hercules (2013)  •  Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (2013)

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