Double Impact

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Double Impact (1991)

Double Impact is a 1991 action film that focuses on a pair of twins who are raised in separate countries and environments after their parents are killed in an ambush. Reunited in Hong Kong, the twins join forces to take down the man responsible for their parents' deaths and stealing their rightful inheritance. Jean-Claude Van Damme portrays both Chad, a French-raised karate instructor fond of short-shorts and the color pink, and Alex, a low level crook raised in Hong Kong and fond of cigars and leather jackets.


The following weapons were used in the film Double Impact:

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Handguns

Beretta 92FS

Alex Wagner (Jean-Claude Van Damme) uses a Beretta 92FS during the raid on the warehouse, chambering it upside down after a dive roll into combat. He later draws his second Beretta and dual-wields them for the duration of the warehouse shootout.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Alex (Jean-Claude Van Damme) uses a Beretta 92FS during the raid on the warehouse, chambering it upside down.
Alex dual-wields the Berettas John Woo-style. (This film was pre-Hard Target)
Alex with his dual Berettas.
Alex picks up the Beretta out of his arsenal.
Alex racks the slide of the Beretta, and the round that was already in the chamber is lost.

Desert Eagle Mark VII

A Desert Eagle MK VII fitted with a cumbersome 1980s laser sight mounted on top is held by a Triad in the drug factory shootout. Judging by the size of the bore, it was most likely a .357 Magnum version (being the most popular version in movies released in the early 1990s).

Desert Eagle MK VII - .357 Magnum. This is the most commonly seen Desert Eagle pistol in films before 1999.
The Triad pulls his Desert Eagle MK VII fitted with a cumbersome 1980s laser sight on Chad.
Triad holding the Desert Eagle (for what seems to be an inordinate amount of time) fitted with the laser sight.
Look at the size of the bore. Very small considering the actor isn't a big man either.

Colt M1911A1

A Colt M1911A1 is used by Alex in the abandoned hotel room. Chad claims it will not work, and Alex responds by firing it in excess of ten times into a window.

Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
A M1911A1 is held by Chad, who claims it will not work.
Alex takes up the pistol. Notice that the shorter trigger and the trigger finger relief cut indicate this is a M1911A1-style pistol, not the original M1911.
Alex shows that the pistol works.
Alex with the empty M1911A1. Judging from the tapered barrel this could be a 9mm blank gun.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless

A nickel-plated Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless is used as the sidearm of Nigel Griffith (Alan Scarfe).

Nickel Plated Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless - .32 ACP
Nigel Griffith (Alan Scarfe) seen briefly with his Pocket Hammerless.

Kongsberg M1914

A Kongsberg M1914, a Norwegian copy of the Colt M1911, is seen in the hands of Frank Avery (Geoffrey Lewis) during the opening shootout.

Kongsberg M1914 - .45 ACP
Frank with his Kongsberg takes cover by the car.

Inglis Hi-Power

An Inglis Hi-Power is taken out of the glove compartment and used by Paul Wagner (Andy Armstrong) in the opening shootout.

Inglis Hi-Power - 9x19mm
Paul Wagner (Andy Armstrong) fires his Inglis Hi-Power. His poor grip can result in serious thumb injury if the Hi-Power is live-firing!

Smith & Wesson Model 27

A Smith & Wesson Model 27 revolver is pulled by a Triad to coerce Chad into going with them.

Smith & Wesson Model 27 - .357 Magnum
A Smith & Wesson Model 27 revolver is pulled by a Triad to coerce Chad into going with them.
Looks like a medium frame with a huge trigger guard.
Chad is threatened by the S&W. Note the writing on the barrel. (not a warning but a manufacturer name - back then people read the manuals)

Smith & Wesson Model 29

A Smith & Wesson Model 29 is used by Triad gangsters, and also used by Frank alongside his Kongsberg during the opening shootout.

Smith & Wesson Model 29 - .44 Magnum.
Frank fires his captured revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 60

A Smith & Wesson Model 60 Ladysmith is held by a smuggler on the boat to threaten Alex.

Older version Smith & Wesson Model 60 Ladysmith - .38 Special.
Alex has a Smith & Wesson Model 60 put to his cheek. Some may ask, how is the trigger back that far and a round not have gone off? Note that the hammer is cocked, and the revolver is now in single-action mode. Therefore, the trigger SHOULD be that far back, and NOT a movie mistake.

Walther P38

A Walther P38 is used by one of the Triad members in the opening shootout.

Walther P38 - 9x19mm Parabellum
A Walther P38 is used by one of the Triad members in the opening shootout.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Heckler & Koch MP5A3s are seen in the hands of Triad members at the drug warehouse, and are also used by Chad during the raid. It is fitted with a telescoping stock, and a slimline forearm. Interesting to note that the sound used to dub the MP5 gunshots is switched with the Uzi halfway through the film.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Slimline Forearm - 9x19mm
Chad fires his MP5A3.
Close-up of the MP5A3.

Uzi

Full size Uzis are used by Triad members in the drug lab shootout.

Uzi - 9x19mm
Triad gangster fires his Uzi.

Mini Uzi

Mini Uzis are seen in the hands of Triad members in the drug lab shootout.

Mini Uzi - 9x19mm
A Mini Uzi is seen in the hands of a Triad member in the drug lab shootout.

Micro Uzi

A Micro Uzi is used by one of the Triad members who attack the abandoned hotel.

Micro Uzi with 20 round magazine - 9x19mm
A Micro Uzi is used by one of the Triad members who attack the abandoned hotel.

MAC-10

The MAC-10 is seen in Alex's arsenal.

Ingram MAC-10 open bolt submachine gun - .45 ACP
The MAC-10 on the left.

Shotguns

Remington 870

The Remington 870 is used by the Triad assassin Moon (Bolo Yeung) to kill Wagner couple at the beginning of the film.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
The Triad hitman Moon (Bolo Yeung) with his Remington 870.
The trigger guard and side profile are definitely those of the Remington 870.
A view of the shotgun's underside reveals the very familiar follower of the Remington 870.
Left side view of Moon's Remington 870.

Rifles

CAR-15

Initially carried on Alex's boat for protection, a CAR-15 is later used by Frank for the duration of the film. It has a birdcage style flash-hider.

CAR-15 with birdcage flash-hider - 5.56x45mm NATO
Alex keeps a CAR-15 on the boat for protection.
Frank fires the CAR-15 to detonate two cars pushed into the water.

CAR-15 with M203 Grenade Launcher

A CAR-15 fitted with an M203 Grenade Launcher is used by a Triad at the beach hotel to fire tear gas grenades.

CAR-15 with M203 Grenade Launcher - 5.56x45mm NATO / 40x46mm
Triad hitman with his CAR-15/M203.

M16A1

An M16A1 is used by Triad gangsters during the beach hotel attack, some with Vietnamese style short magazines. One is recovered and used by Chad. Distinguishable as an A1 due to the triangular foregrip and old-style pistol grip.

M16A1 - 5.56x45mm NATO
An M16A1 is held by Chad.

AK-47

The smugglers during the boat shootout are armed with AK-47s.

Type III AK-47 - 7.62x39mm
Smuggler fires an AK-47 at Alex.

Steyr SSG

A Steyr SSG is used by Frank (Geoffrey Lewis) at the warehouse. Fitted with a massive scope.

Steyr SSG 69 PI - 7.62x51mm NATO
Frank (Geoffrey Lewis) with his scoped rifle.
Frank holds his rifle.

Others

M67 Hand Grenade

M67 hand grenades are seen in Alex's arsenal.

M67 hand grenade
M67 hand grenades on the left.



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