Curacao

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Curacao
Curacao Cover.jpg
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Carl Schultz
Release Date 1993
Language English
Dutch
Studio Circling Curacao
Jones Programming Partners
Main Cast
Character Actor
Cornelius Wettering George C. Scott
Stephen Guerin William Petersen
Julia Julie Carmen
Seemuller Alexei Sayle
Diana Waterman Maria Ellingsen
Capt. Van Vlaanderen Philip Anglim
Worthy Hsung George Cheung


Curacao (also released as CIA: Exiled and Deadly Currents) is a 1993 thriller directed by Carl Schultz and starring George C. Scott as Cornelius Wettering, a shipmaster turned bar owner on the island of Curacao, and William Petersen as Stephen Guerin, a chief security officer in US consulate on Curacao. Two men become close friends but both have dark mysteries in their past.


The following weapons were used in the film Curacao:

Contents


Handguns

Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen.

Cornelius Wettering (George C. Scott) owns a 3rd Gen. Colt Detective Special revolver. In the climactic scene Stephen Guerin (William Petersen) uses the gun as his backup weapon.

Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen - .38 Special
Cornelius holds his revolver.
Cornelius accidentally draws the revolver on Stephen.
Stephen covertly draws the revolver in the climactic scene.
Stephen fires.

Walther PPK

A Walther PPK is Stephen Guerin's (William Petersen) primary handgun.

Walther PPK - 9mm Kurz aka .380 ACP. Note the ring just behind the magazine.
Stephen holds his pistol during the hostage situation.
Stephen holds his pistol during the confrontation with Hsung brothers.
Stephen tucks the pistol at his belt.
The pistol is seen in the climactic scene.

Beretta 92FS

In the climactic scene Worthy Hsung (George Cheung) carries a Beretta 92FS, fitted with some kind of sighting device under barrel.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Worthy Hsung holds his pistol. The darkness allows to seen only the general outlook of the pistol but it's typical for Beretta models. A large device is seen under the barrel.
The pistol on the table.

Walther P38

Worthy Hsung's brother and bodyguard Harold Hsung (Tony Lam) carries a Walther P38 in the climactic scene.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Harold Hsung holds a P38.
The pistol is seen next the the body.

Colt M1911A1

During the hostage situation in the local bank two terrorists are armed with M1911A1 pistols. Cornelius Wettering (George C. Scott) disarms one of them and uses his pistol.

World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
A young terrorist holds hostages at gunpoint.
Cornelius convinces the frightened terrorist to surrender the gun.
The grip is seen.
Cornelius holds the pistol.

Astra 400

The third terrorist is armed with an Astra 400 (the pistol could be an Astra 600 but its shape seems to match Astra 400 better).

Astra 400 - 9 x 23mm Bergmann / Largo
Curacao-Astra-1.jpg
A terrorist at the background readies his Astra. The pistol appears to be larger than Astra 600 and more like Astra 400.

Walther P5

During the hostage situation the local police carry Walther P5 pistols. This is a correct handgun for Dutch police, and due to the special thanks to local police in final credits we can assume that real police officers appears as extras in this scene. In the climactic scene Julia (Julie Carmen) uses a pistol that is also supposed to be a Walther P5 (see talk page for highlighted screenshots).

Walther P5 - 9x19mm
Curacao-P5-2.jpg
Police officers with Walther P5 pistols.
Curacao-Pistol-1.jpg
Julia's pistol is seen only in heavy darkness.

Submachine Guns

MAC-10

In the climactic scene Seemuller (Alexei Sayle) is armed with a MAC-10.

Ingram MAC-10 open bolt submachine gun - 9x19mm
Curacao-MAC10-2.jpg
Seemuller holds the MAC-10 in confrontation with Stephen Guerin.

Assault Rifles

Norinco Type 56-1

The leader of the terrorists is armed with an Norinco Type 56-1.

Norinco Type 56-1 (under-folding stock variant), early model with milled receiver - 7.62x39mm
The terrorist draws his gun on the foreground.
The hooded front sight can be seen.
A view of the receiver.
The folding stock is seen.
The terrorist holds a female hostage at gunpoint.

Other Weapons

Federal M201-Z

A policeman holds a Federal M201-Z during the hostage situation.

Federal M201-Z - 37mm. Upgrade from the L-5, the M201Z has a secondary ladder sight behind the latch and the barrel is ringed for a sling swivel.
A police officer at the right holds a riot gas gun. The raised sight matches M201-Z model.

Trivia

CIA: Exiled cover
Deadly Currents cover



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