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Khmer; Chechen; Amharic
Beyond Borders is a 2003 drama starring Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen and directed by Martin Campbell (Goldeneye, Casino Royale). Filmed in Canada, Namibia and Thailand, it was commended by relief organizations for bringing attention to the plight of refugees and the efforts of relief workers, but it was not a critical or commercial success.
The following guns were used in Beyond Borders
TT-33 Tokarev Pistol
Colonel Gao (Burt Kwouk) threatens Nick with a Tokarev TT-33. Ma Sok (Teerawat Mulvilai) does the same thing later on.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Tula Arsenal (Soviet Union)
Colonel Gao is not happy with Nick's contraband.
The Chechnyans are also seen with AKMSU carbines.
AKMSU Krinkov - 7.62x39mm. This is a blank adapted full auto transferable AKM (7.62x39mm).
Some of the Chechens are armed with AK-74 rifles.
Norinco Type 84S
The Chechens are also armed with Norinco Type 84S rifles.
Norinco Type 84S - 5.56x45mm
In the scene where rebels beat back the mob at the food trucks, they switch to rubber Kalashnikovs.
This prop is missing the front sight.
Norinco Type 56-1
Vietnamese troops at the checkpoint are armed with Norinco Type 56-1 rifles. They find some other Type 56-1 rifles that Nick (Clive Owen) is trying to smuggle.
Norinco Type 56-1 (under-folding stock variant) - 7.62x39mm
Norinco Type 56
The Norinco Type 56 is used by Khmer Rouge troops while in Cambodia. These are early Type 56 rifles with milled receivers.
Norinco Type 56, early model with milled receiver - 7.62x39mm
The milled receiver can be seen here.
These Type 56's retain the bracket for attaching the spike bayonets, but not the bayonets themselves.
SKS/Type 56 Carbine
The Khmer Rouge are also armd with SKS/Type 56 Carbines. There's not enough detail to tell the country of origin.
Chinese Type 56 Carbine aka the Chinese SKS rifle - 7.62x39mm
This SKS has the blade bayonet rather than the spike.
The Chechnyan warlord (Vladimir Radian) tries to stop Nick personally with an SVD.
SVD Dragunov sniper rifle - 7.62x54mm R
The rebels in Ethiopia are armed with Vektor R5 rifles mocked up as Kalashnikovs.
Rebels roll up on the relief convoy.
The rebel leader demands food from the relief workers. There is a clear shot of the R5 receiver to his right.
An R5 slung on a rebel's back.
Some of the Chechens have Zastava M70AB2 rifles.
Zastava M70AB2 folding stock rifle - 7.62x39mm
The folding stock is extended.
Some of the Chechens have Zastava M70B1 rifles.
Zastava M70B1 fixed stock rifle - 7.62x39mm.
The two Chechnyans to the rear have Zastava M70B1 rifles.
PPS-43/Type 43 Submachine Gun
One of the Khmer Rouge is armed with a PPS-43/Type 43 submachine gun. There's not enough detail to tell the country of origin.
Chinese Type 43 Submachine Gun PPS-43 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. This is virtually identical to the Soviet Model save for markings.
PKM machine gun
A PKM machine gun is carried by the Chechens.
PKM with classic (most seen) version of the flash hider - 7.62x54mm R
An unidentified RPG can be seen left.
The Ethiopian rebels have a mounted FN MAG on their vehicle.
FN MAG 58 - 7.62x51mm NATO
The shoulder stock is a giveaway.
One of the vehicles guarding the government convoy has a mounted Browning M2.
Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
DShK heavy machine gun
There is a DShK heavy machine gun at the Vietnamese check point.
F-1 hand grenade
Ma Sok tries to force the situation by giving a baby an F-1 hand grenade to play with.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
The flaw in Ma Sok's plan, other than handing a live grenade to an infant, is that he STAYED IN THE ROOM.