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Cowboys & Aliens is a 2011 sci-fi western directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, and Olivia Wilde. The film was based on the graphic novel of the same name by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.
The following weapons were used in the film Cowboys & Aliens:
Colt 1860 Army
Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig) carries a Colt 1860 Army taken from Mose Claiborne (Cooper Taylor). One of his former gang members also carries one.
Colt 1860 Army - .44 caliber.
Mose Claiborne draws his Colt 1860. Both Mose and Luke Claiborne (Matthew Taylor) are played by the real-life sons of Buck Taylor, who plays their father Wes.
Jake with Mose Claiborne's 1860.
Jake taking a swing at a deputy with a Colt 1860.
Colt 1860 (Richards-Mason Conversion)
Jake later picks up a Colt 1860 (Richards-Mason Conversion) after the first alien attack. Percy Dolarhyde (Paul Dano), Black Knife (Raoul Trujillo) and various other characters also carry this revolver.
Colt 1860 Army with Richards-Mason cartridge conversion.
Jake with his newly acquired revolver.
A posse member draws his revolver during an alien attack.
Bronc (Julio Cedillo
) with a Colt 1860 (Richards-Mason Conversion) after losing his Schofield.
Colt Single Action Army "Cavalry" model
Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford) carries a nickel 7.5" "Cavalry" model Single Action Army with ivory grips in a crossdraw holster as his main sidearm throughout the film.
2nd Generation Colt Single Action Army w/ 7.5" barrel known as the "Cavalry" model - Nickel plated model - .45 LC
Dolarhyde takes aim at the alien craft.
Dolarhyde gapes in wonder at Jake's alien cuff.
Both Jake and Dolarhyde with pistols holstered.
Hunt (Walton Goggins) uses a 1848 Colt Dragoon throughout the film.
A 1st model 1848 Colt Dragoon.
Remington 1858 New Army
Wes Claiborne (Buck Taylor), Ella (Olivia Wilde), Nat Colorado (Adam Beach) and various other characters carry Remington 1858 New Armys. Ella tosses her revolver to Jake at the end of the film.
Remington 1858 New Army Percussion - .44 Caliber.
A gang member holds his revolver on Ella.
Another gang member with his Remington 1858.
A silhouette of Ella's Remington in the caverns.
Nat Colorado draws his revolver fighting off an alien.
Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3
Bronc (Julio Cedillo) carries a Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3. Doc (Sam Rockwell) later takes it and uses it as his sidearm, but returns it later in the film.
Smith & Wesson Schofield - .45 Schofield.
Bronc points his Schofield at Doc.
Doc later returns the favor.
Bronc back with his Schofield. Doc now appears to be carrying a Colt 1860, but he never draws it.
Double Barreled Shotgun
A short-barreled 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun is wielded at the beginning by Wes Claiborne, when the Claibornes confront a disoriented Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig). He relieves Wes of it and fires it. Another one is used by Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford) during the attack on the town of Absolution.
Wes Claiborne with shotgun.
Blurry shot, but shows more of the shotgun's detail. This shot only appears in the trailer, as a different take was used in the final cut.
Jake with the shotgun. This shot only appears in the trailer, as a different take was used in the final cut.
Nice cloud of smoke! This shot only appears in the trailer, as a different take was used in the final cut.
The shotgun can also be seen being used by Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford
) during the attack on the town of Absolution.
A production still from the same scene above.
Apache warriors and members of Jake's old gang carry Henry 1860 rifles.
Gang members with their Henrys.
The Apache on the left with his Henry.
The gang member on the right with a Henry.
The Apache on the right with his Henry.
Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy"
Jake takes a deputy's Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" and turns it on the posse. It appears to be a saddle-ring carbine. Many other "Yellow Boys" are seen in the hands of various characters.
Winchester 1866 "Yellow Boy" - .44 RF
Sheriff John Taggert (Keith Carradine
) points his Yellow Boy at Jake during a prisoner transfer.
Sheriff Taggert with his Yellow Boy during the first alien attack.
An Apache with a Yellow Boy.
Nat Colorado with his Yellow Boy.
Jake tosses his Yellow Boy to Dolarhyde in the caverns.
Spencer 1860 Carbine
A Spencer 1860 Carbine is used by both the preacher Meacham (Clancy Brown) and then passed on to Doc. Other characters use Spencers as well.
Spencer 1860 Carbine - .50 Caliber
Meacham with his Spencer as he takes Jake's Colt 1860 away from him.
Meacham teaches Doc how to shoot. He says the Spencer is chambered in ".56-50," which would be correct.
A gang member with his Spencer.