Dear John is a 2010 romance starring Channing Tatum as a Special Forces soldier who begins a long distance relationship by corresponding by letter with a young college student (Amanda Seyfried). The film is based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks (the author of The Notebook and The Lucky One).
The following weapons were used in the film Dear John:
The M4A1 is the main weapon carried by Special Forces Sgt. John Tyree (Channing Tatum) as well as the majority of his Special Forces team. They are seen during his missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and are equipped with ACOG & M68 Aimpoint red dot scopes, AN/PEQ-2 IR designators, RIS foregrips, and camouflage paint schemes.
US soldiers are seen armed with M16A2 rifles when they dismount a truck in Iraq.
Norinco Type 56
Insurgents armed with Norinco Type 56 rifles exchange gunfire with Sgt. Tyree and his team.
AKMs are seen in the hands of African soldiers who train with Tyree.
M249 SAW Para
Another Special Forces member is seen armed with the M249 Paratrooper.
Browning M2HB Heavy Machine Gun
The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is seen mounted atop the Special Forces Humvees, with and without gun shields.