Big Game (Bolshaya igra)

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Bolshaya igra
Big Game 1988.jpg
A logo for Bolshaya igra
Country SOV.jpg USSR
BUL-com.jpg Bulgaria
Directed by Semyon Aranovich
Release Date 1988
Language Russian
Studio Lenfilm
Boyana Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Dmitriy Y. Stepanov Vladimir Gostyukhin
Marie Krovs Elina Kalinova
Miguel Sanchez Veselin Rankov
Michael Welch Naum Shopov
CIA Director Sergei Desnitsky
Marture Ramirez Petar Slabakov
Georgiy Iordanov Stefan Danailov
Solomon Shore Aleksandr Kalyagin
Brenner Oleg Basilashvili

Big Game (Bolshaya igra; Russian: Большая игра) is a 1988 Soviet-Bulgarian political detective (at Bulgarian language it known as Голямата игра; Golyamata igra). Based on the novel "Pressroom" by Yulian Semyonov. During the military coup in one of the Latin American country, killed millionaire Grazio, financed the project of a united energy system of the country. Soon, was seriously wounded Bulgarian journalist, after which an to investigation was connected Soviet writer, international journalist Dmitriy Stepanov...

The following weapons were used in the film Big Game (Bolshaya igra):



Colt M1911A1

The conspirators, kidnapped Grazio, armed Colt M1911A1 pistols.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP
Conspirator with Colt M1911A1.
Conspirator holds silenced Colt M1911A1.

Submachine Guns

Hotchkiss "Type Universal"

During the attempted murder of Miguel Sanchez (E01), one of the conspirators' hitmen use Hotchkiss "Type Universal" submachine gun.

Hotchkiss "Type Universal" - 9x19mm
Killer fires Hotchkiss SMG during the attack.


During the attempted murder of Miguel Sanchez, one of the conspirators' killers use Uzi submachine gun. Uzi also uses one of the killers during the second (and successful) attempt (E06).

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Killer fires Uzi during the attack.
The same character with Uzi.
Hitman shoots from Uzi during the second attempt murder.

Czech Sa.26

During the attempted murder of Miguel Sanchez, MP officers use Sa.26 submachine guns. Also Sa.26 SMGs use by a majority soldiers during the military coup.

Czech Sa.26 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm
Military Police officers with Sa.26s.
Soldiers with Sa.26s.

Heckler & Koch MP5K

During the second attempt on Miguel Sanchez (E06), one of the conspirators' hitmen (Vladimir Bratanov) use the MP5K submachine gun.

Heckler & Koch MP5KN with 15-round magazine - 9x19mm
A close look at the H&K MP5K
Assasin flees with MP5K in hand.

Sterling SMG

One of the conspirators' killers used a Sterling submachine gun.

Sterling Mk. IV Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
Killer keeps Sterling SMG during the training.
Killer keeps Sterling before the attack. The scene is a little blurry but the weapon can be easy identified.

Battle Rifles

Gewehr 43

During the military coup (E06), one of the soldiers seen with Gewehr 43 rifle.

Gewehr 43 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Soldier holds Gewehr 43.

Assault Rifles

Armalite AR-10

During the attempted murder of Miguel Sanchez, one of the killers use Armalite AR-10 assault rifle. Also AR-10 rifles used by some soldiers during a military coup.

Armalite AR-10, "Sudanese" model - 7.62x51mm NATO
Killer fires AR-10 during the attack.
BG AR10 2.jpg
The same character with the AR-10.
A soldier with AR-10 rifle during the military coup.
Soldiers chase away journalists during the military coup.


The L1A1 rifles used by some soldiers during a military coup.

L1A1 SLR with wood furniture - 7.62x51mm NATO. Although this model features wood furniture, it has the contoured black fiberglass carry handle which identifies this as a later model L1A1 which has been fitted with after-market furniture.
A soldier carries L1A1 behind.
Rifle's barrel seen on the middle.

Machine Guns


During a military coup, one of the soldiers use ZB-39 LMG.

ZB 39 Light Machine Gun - 8x56 mm R
BG AR10 4.jpg


What appears to be an the PKM machine gun, mounted on the FMC M113 replica.

PKM with latest version of Flash hider - 7.62x54mm R
FMC M113 APC replica, as it appears during the military coup.


M9 "Bazooka"

During a military coup, one of the soldiers use a rocket launcher, what appears to be an the M9 "Bazooka".

M9 "Bazooka" - 2.36 inch
A soldier runs with a rocket launcher.

Other Weapons

"Spy Rifle"

The weapon, used by killer (E06) is an a non-firing movie prop that was specially made for the 1986 film Interception (Perekhvat). It uses parts of various real guns (some of them were taken from Heckler & Koch G3). Later this movie prop was used in several other Soviet/Russian movies.

The "Spy Rifle" with sniper scope and sound suppressor. The photo from the Russian magazine "MasterRujyo" (Master Gun), 2004, N 5.
The "Spy Rifle".
A view from another side.

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