|The Dead Zone
Theatrical Release Poster
||Dino De Laurentiis Company
||Paramount Pictures (North America)|
Dino De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (International)
The Dead Zone is the 1983 feature film adaptation of the Stephen King novel. The film was directed by David Cronenberg and stars Christopher Walken as a schoolteacher who discovers that he has gained psychic powers after awakening from a coma. The film's cast includes Tom Skerritt and Martin Sheen. The Dead Zone was also adapted into a television series that starred Anthony Michael Hall and aired for six seasons in the US on Paramount Network Television and the USA Network.
The following weapons were used in the film The Dead Zone:
WARNING! MAJOR SPOILERS
Sporterized Karabiner 98k
Johnny Smith (Christopher Walken) uses a Sporterized Karabiner 98k at the Greg Stillson rally.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser. The one seen in the film has a sporterized stock
Smith holds the Karabiner 98k. Note the sporterized stock
Another shot of the Smith holds the Karabiner 98k. It seems like the original 98k stock was not replaced but instead cut down.
Smith aims his Karabiner 98k sporter.
Smith & Wesson Model 28
Sheriff Bannerman (Tom Skerritt) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 28 as his sidearm. Deputy Frank Dodd (Nicholas Campbell) also carries one as his sidearm, his mother Henrietta Dodd (Colleen Dewhurst) later is seen firing it.
Smith & Wesson Model 28 'Highway Patrolman' with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
A publicity still of Bannerman (Tom Skerritt
) with his S&W Model 28 drawn.
The revolver here may be a Colt Python.
Heckler & Koch P7
The bodyguard of Greg Stillson (Martin Sheen) carries a Heckler & Koch P7, firing it at the end of the film. Stillson holds one himself in Johnny Smith's last vision.
Heckler & Koch P7M8 - 9x19mm