Anthropoid is a 2016 coproduction war thriller directed by Sean Ellis and based on true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich. Two key roles Czechoslovak paratroopers sent to perform this mission from England played by Cillian Murphy as Jozef Gabčík and Jamie Dornan as Jan Kubiš. The topic has already been treated in the Czech film Atentát (1963) and also partly in Sokolovo (1974).
The following weapons were used in the film Anthropoid:
Colt 1903 Hammerless Pistol
Czech paratroopers and also several resistance fighters are armed with the Colt 1903 Hammerless Pistol.
Colt 1903 Hammerless with Colt Wood Grips - .32 ACP
Realizing the situation is hopeless, Jan puts the pistol to his head.
Josef Valčík (Václav Neuzil
) fired his pistol on the street during the atentat.
Adolf Opálka (Harry Lloyd
) holds a gun during battle in the church.
Jan Hrubý (Mish Boyko
) in the crypt with his pistol in hand.
The resistance fighter is seen with the Frommer Stop pistol.
At the left, a resistance fighter is seen with the Frommer Stop
Walther P38 is used by Heydrich's chauffeur Klein (David Bredin).
Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm
A Walther PP pistol is used by Reinhard Heydrich (Detlef Bothe).
The lesser-known, full-length barreled Walther PP is available in 6.35mm auto (.25 ACP), 7.65x17mm (.32 ACP) or 9x17mm (.380 ACP)
One of the German soldiers is seen using a Bergmann MP18 submachine gun with a straight magazine well.
Bergmann MP18/I with 20-round box magazine accepting straight mag-well, what the MP18 was originally designed with, and retrofitted with post-WWI - 9x19mm
The soldier to the left uses the MP18.
Close up. Note the fixed rear sights.
The MP40 was the submachine gun used by some SS soldiers.
MP40 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
The MP40 seen at the left.
Sten Mk II
Czech paratroopers from England are equipped with Sten Mk II submachine guns.
Jozef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy
) pulls a Sten at Reinhard Heydrich in the car.
But the mechanism of a submachine gun fails.
Josef Bublík (Sam Keeley
) also fired his Sten in the combat.
The main battle rifle for the German forces is the Karabiner 98k.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm
German soldiers armed with the rifle.
Short barreled Side by Side Shotgun
One Gestapo officer carries a short-barreled Side by Side Shotgun.
Remington Spartan Sawed Off shotgun - 12 gauge
An MG34 machine gun is used by Nazi gunners in fight with the Czech paratroopers in the church.
MG34 with 50 round belt drum - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
A Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" is used by SS soldiers during a battle in the church.
A Model 24 Stielhandgranate
The grenade is thrown into a room.
No. 73 Mk. I hand grenade
Jan Kubiš (Jamie Dornan) used for the Heydrich's assassination a modified No. 73 Mk. I hand grenade.
No. 73 MK. 1 Anti-Tank hand grenade "Thermos/Flask".