Deal of the Century

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Deal of the Century (1983)

Deal of the Century is a 1983 satire starring Chevy Chase as an arms dealer who finds himself employed by an American defense contractor to convince a South American dictator to purchase an unmanned flying arms platform with questionable reliability. The film was directed by William Friedkin (The French Connection) and the cast includes Sigourney Weaver and Gregory Hines.


The following weapons were used in the film Deal of the Century:

Contents


Rifles

Heckler & Koch HK91

The Heckler & Koch HK91 is a rifle that arms dealer Eddie Muntz (Chevy Chase) tries to sell to some South American rebels. The particular rifle he tries to sell has an attached scope and even a bottle opener!

HK91-A2 Rifle with Standard Stock Note lack of third position for automatic fire - 7.62x51mm NATO
Eddie Muntz (Chevy Chase) with the HK91.
Eddie demonstrates the sturdiness of the HK91.
Eddie then demonstrates the HK91's bottle opener.

M16A1

The rebels that come to deal with Eddie at the lake bed are armed with M16A1 rifles. Soldiers on the government helicopters that engage the rebels also use the M16A1.

M16A1 - 5.56x45mm
A rebel has an M16A1 slung over his shoulder as he offloads the weapons.
The rebel on the left holds the M16A1.
Soldiers aboard the government helicopter open fire with the M16A1.
The M16 held by the soldier.

Submachine Gun

Uzi

One of the rebels supplied by Eddie is armed with a full-size Uzi.

Uzi.jpg
The rebel on the right is armed with a full-size Uzi.

Handguns

M1911A1

A military officer pulls a M1911A1 when Muntz appears to threaten Gen. Cordosa (William Marquez). It's also carried by a rebel driver.

M1911
A military officer pulls a M1911A1 when Muntz appears to threaten Gen. Cordosa (William Marquez).
The M1911A1 carried by a rebel driver.

Colt Detective Special

While in South America, Eddie encounters Harold DeVoto (Wallace Shawn), who threatens to commit suicide with a Colt Detective Special.

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Harold DeVoto (Wallace Shawn) with a Colt Detective Special.
Eddie with the unloaded Colt.

Smith & Wesson Model 60

Catherine DeVoto (Sigourney Weaver) is seen pulling a Smith & Wesson Model 60 on Eddie while in his apartment.

Classic Smith & Wesson Model 60 - .357 magnum
Catherine DeVoto (Sigourney Weaver) is seen pulling a Smith & Wesson Model 60 on Eddie while in his apartment.

Beretta 84FS Nickel

The street robber (Alex Colon) who tried to rob Eddie, is armed with a nickel Beretta 84FS.

Beretta 84FS Nickel .380 ACP
The street robber (Alex Colon) who tried to rob Eddie, holds the nickel Beretta 84FS.

Heavy Weapons

M72 LAW

An M72 LAW fitted with a night vision scope is another weapon Eddie tries to sell to the rebels.

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An M72 LAW fitted with a night vision scope is another weapon Eddie tries to sell to the rebels.
Eddie with the LAW.

M2A1 Flamethrower

Eddie asks his friend Ray Kasternak (Gregory Hines) to go visit a gundealer to buy some M2A1 Flamethrowers. When an irate driver vandalizes his car, Ray decides to use the flamethrower on the irate driver's car. This flamethrower appears to be the same one used in the 1984 film Exterminator 2.

M1A1 Flamethrower
Ray Kasternak (Gregory Hines) pulls out the M2A1 Flamethrower with a customized igniter.
"I see you got a nice flame job, there! I'm going to give you a little touchup!"

M1919A4 .30 Caliber Machine Gun

A Browning M1919A4 .30 caliber machine gun is seen at the arms expo.

M1919A4 .30 Machine Gun
A Browning M1919A4 .30 caliber machine gun is seen at the arms expo.

M230 Chain Gun

The Hughes 30mm M230 Chain Gun is seen on display at the arms expo.

Hughes/Alliant Techsystems M230 30mm Chain Gun
The Hughes 30mm M230 Chain Gun is seen on display at the arms expo.

Shotgun

Ithaca 37

An Ithaca 37 fitted with a magazine is seen in a display at the arms expo.

IthacaModel37.jpg
An Ithaca 37 fitted with a magazine is seen in a display at the arms expo.

Other

Tape Player Gun

Eddie also demonstrates a firearm hidden inside a cassette tape player.

Eddie also demonstrates a firearm hidden inside a cassette tape player.

F-17 Gun

When Ray pilots the F-17 attack fighter, a closeup can be seen of its tri-barreled cannons firing.

When Ray pilots the F-17 attack fighter, its tri-barreled cannons are seen firing.

Muntz's Gun Cache

Eddie's gun cache contains several rifles and handguns.

The rack of shotguns and rifles are seen on the right.
Several pistols on the wall.
A cigarette lighter fashioned in the shape of Browning M2.

Gundealer's Room

The gundealer that Ray visits for the flamethrower is seen with many machine guns on his wall.

On display here appear to be several machine guns from WWI, including a Chauchat and Vickers on the left.
More Vickers on the left.
Several German and American WWII-era machine guns including MG42's and BAR's are seen.



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