Drive Angry

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Drive Angry
Cinema poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Patrick Lussier
Release Date 2011
Language English
Studio Nu Image Films
Distributor Millennium Films
Summit Entertainment
Main Cast
Character Actor
John Milton Nicolas Cage
Piper Amber Heard
Jonah King Billy Burke
Webster David Morse
The Accountant William Fichtner
Cap Tom Atkins

Drive Angry is a 2011 "grindhouse"-style action movie that stars Nicolas Cage as a man who escapes from Hell in order to save a kidnapped infant from a cult that also murdered his daughter. The film was released in 3D and co-stars Amber Heard, Billy Burke, David Morse, and William Fichtner.

The following weapons were used in the film Drive Angry:



Colt M1911A1

John Milton (Nicolas Cage) carries an Colt M1911A1 pistol as his sidearm throughout the film. Piper (Amber Heard) also handles the gun on a couple of occasions. Judging from the typical dark grey finish, old safety lever and linear barrel, the gun is a genuine M1911A1 Army version, not a more common Series 70 often used to impersonate the gun. Milton's original handgun was supposedly going to be a .357 Magnum revolver. After the "God Killer" was made, Milton's sidearm was changed to an Colt M1911A1, to be less similar. The gun has two visible jam, exaclty when Piper shoots the cop and then when Milton reloads after shooting a cultist woman driving a pick-up.

World War II issued Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Milton fires his Colt M1911A1 during the motel shootout.
Piper fires the Colt M1911A1 at a cop, saving Milton.
Note how the gun has jammed in the next shot.
Piper chambers Milton's Colt M1911A1.
Piper holds Milton's own Colt M911A1 on him, as she feels he owes her some answers.
Piper holds the Colt M1911A1.
Milton fires the Colt M1911A1 during the church shootout. Note how the weapon effectively cycles a blank but a part of the flash is added electronically for 3D.

SIG-Sauer P226

The SIG-Sauer P226 is seen used by state troopers during the roadblock. Trooper/cultist Katsura is also seen wielding his duty P226 during the climactic shootout.

A factory black (K-Kote) SIG-Sauer P226 pistol chambered in 9x19mm. This is a real movie gun and has appeared in several motion pictures.
A couple of troopers pull their PO226s on The Accountant (William Fichtner) during the roadblock scene.
A trooper on the right holds a SIG.
Trooper Katsura holds his P226 on The Accountant.

Colt Gold Cup National Match

Tattooed Guy (Michael Papajohn) uses a stainless Colt Gold Cup National Match at the church. The pistol has the unusual combination of a skeleton hammer with standard grip safety, meaning that it is either an Enhanced with the "Duckbill" grip safety replaced, or a standard model with the spurred hammer replaced.

Colt Gold Cup National Match (Mark IV, Series 80) Enhanced with stainless steel finish and wraparound rubber grips - .45 ACP
Tattooed Guy holds the Colt on Piper.
Here we can see the words 'Gold Cup'. Note what appears to be a standard narrow grip safety with a skeleton hammer.

Glock 19

Colorado police officers carry the Glock 19 as their sidearm. One is also seen in the hands of a cultist during the church shootout.

Glock 19 - 9x19mm
A cop draws his Glock on the Accountant.
A cop aims his Glock at Milton.
A cultist holds his Glock on Milton.

Flashpaper 1911 (Continuity error)

As one of the Colorado police officers gets shot by Piper during the motel shootout, his Glock 19 briefly turns into a Flashpaper (or 'Non Gun') 1911. "Non Guns" are a brand name of electronically-operated prop weapons made by ISS (Independent Studio Services). They are safer than real-steel counterparts, and they often subtitute them i.e. when blanks are not necessary.

Colt 1911 Non Gun
The cop fires his sidearm. Note how the Glock 19 has turned into a Non Gun 1911.

Glock 17 with stainless slide

A Glock 17 with a stainless slide is used by one of Jonah's followers.

Generation 3 Glock 17 with stainless steel slide and adjustable sights (used by Joker in The Dark Knight) - 9x19mm
Jonah's followers fires her Glock 17 at Milton's car before getting hit by another car.

IMI Desert Eagle

During the car chase after the church shootout, a cultist woman is seen firing a Desert Eagle at Milton's '69 Charger.

Desert Eagle MK VII - .357 Magnum
The cultist fires her Desert Eagle.

Heckler & Koch USP

Some cultists are seen with Heckler & Koch USPs during the climactic shootout.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
The cultist on the background fires an USP.
A cultist fires his USP at Milton's Chevelle SS.
The cultist fires at Milton.


Colt Single Action Army

Jonah King (Billy Burke) carries a Single Action Army revolver as his sidearm.

Colt Single Action Army with a 4.75" barrel, and case colored and blued (referred to as "Quick-Draw" or "Civilian" model) - .45 Long Colt
Jonah King fires the Single Action Army in the church.
King holds the SAA.
Jonah King (Billy Burke) holds the Single Action Army revolver.
King fires the Colt during the climactic shootout.

Smith & Wesson Model 586

Webster (David Morse) is briefly seen with a Smith & Wesson Model 586 as he comes to meet Milton and Piper.

Smith & Wesson Model 586 with 6" barrel - .357 Magnum
"No, toots. I carried his coffin." Webster holds his Model 586.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 "Performance Center"

A cultist (Henry Kingi) is seen holding and firing a Smith & Wesson Model 629 "Performance Center" revolver fitted with a huge scope during the church shootout. He later gives it to a woman, who uses it during the ensuing car chase.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 "Performance Center" with custom weighted barrel and scope rails - .44 Magnum
The cultist hands the Model 629 to a woman.
A cultist woman fires the Model 629 while making a very unflattering face.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

During the church shootout, a cultist pulls out a Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub-nosed revolver with ivory grips, and holds Milton at gunpoint.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver - .38 Special
The cultist holds the Model 10 on Milton.

Colt Python

A couple of cultists are seen wielding Colt Python revolvers during the church shootout. A naked cultist woman is also seen firing a Colt Python at Milton's Chevelle during the climax shootout, but is quickly taken down by Milton.

Colt Python with 6" Barrel - .357 Magnum
The cultists pull out their Pythons (circled in red).
A naked cultist fires her Python.

Ruger GP100

A cultist pulls out a stainless Ruger GP100 during the climax shootout, and holds it on The Accountant (William Fichtner).

Ruger GP100 - .357 Magnum
A cultist holds his GP100 on The Accountant.


Colt M16A4

The Colt M16A4 is used by a couple of state troopers as well as Cap (Tom Atkins) during the roadblock scene.

M16A4 with carry handle attached and standard A2 handguards - 5.56x45mm
A trooper on the right aims his M16A4.
Cap fires the M16A4 at Milton's 1971 Chevy Chevelle SS.
Cap holds the M16A4 on The Accountant (William Fichtner).

Remington Model 700

One of the cultists uses a scoped Remington Model 700 rifle during the climactic shootout.

Remington Model 700 (1970s Production) - .308 Winchester
A cultist gets shot holding his Remington.


Remington 870

John Milton (Nicolas Cage) carries a custom Remington 870 shotgun throughout the film, and uses it on multiple occassions. The gun is customized with a rear pistol grip, a leather strap on the foregrip, a custom Royal Arms 12 point breaching muzzle and a side shell holder. A cultist is also seen with a regular Remington 870 shotgun during the church shootout. Some state troopers are also seen with regular Remington 870s at a roadblock.

Remington 870Breacher Muzzle - 12 gauge.
John Milton (Nicolas Cage) fires the Remington while driving his 1963 Buick Riviera.
Milton holds racks the action of his shotgun.
"Hell already is walking the Earth."
Milton holds the shotgun during the motel shootout.
Milton loads his shotgun at Webster's (David Morse).
Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
A cultist holds his Remington on Milton (circled in red).
A couple of troopers are armed with regular Remington 870 shotguns at the roadblock.
Sarge (Marc Macaulay) on the left holds his Remington 870 on The Accountant (William Fichtner).

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

Webster (David Morse) is seen with a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun when he helps Milton and Piper.

Stoeger/IGA Coach imported side by side shotgun - 12 Gauge
Webster (David Morse) holds his shotgun in a promotional image.
Webster holds his shotgun.
Webster looks on as Milton speeds away in a 1971 Chevelle SS.

12 Gauge Double Barreled Sawed-Off Shotgun

Tattooed Guy (Michael Papajohn), Jonah King's right hand man uses a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Sawed-Off Shotgun throughout the movie, most notably during the motel shootout.

Remington Spartan Sawed Off shotgun - 12 Gauge
Tattooed Guy fires his shotgun at Milton during the motel shootout.
Tattooed Guy holds his shotgun during the car chase after the church shootout.
Tattooed Guy aims his shotgun at Milton during the climactic shootout.

Saiga 12

A Saiga 12 shotgun is briefly wielded by Jonah King (Billy Burke) in the final fight, with a shortened barrel, butt stock removed, and a 20-round drum magazine. This appears to be the exact same custom Saiga 12 from Gamer and The Expendables.

Saiga-12K - 12 Gauge
The Saiga 12 is seen in a cooler filled with weapons and ammo.
King holds the Saiga.
King fires the Saiga at some explosives, sending Milton's car flying.

Mossberg 590

A cultist is seen firing a Mossberg 590 during the climactic shootout.

Mossberg 590 without heat shield - 12 Gauge
A cultist firs his Mossberg 590.

High Standard K-1200 Riot Standard Shotgun

During the climax shootout, one of the cultists wields a shotgun that resembles a High Standard K-1200 Riot Standard Shotgun, but gets run over by Milton.

High Standard FLITE KING K-1200 Riot Standard Model (Catalog #8111) - 12 gauge. This is the screen used shotgun held by Steve McQueen in the film The Getaway (1972).
During the climax shootout, one of the cultists wields a shotgun that resembles a High Standard K-1200 Riot Standard Shotgun.

The 'God Killer'

John Milton (Nicolas Cage) uses a custom made pepperbox-type gun identified in the film as the "God Killer". Milton presumably stole the gun from Hell. The firearm has the power to completely destroy one's soul and the Accountant (William Fichtner) is seen wounded by it. Piper (Amber Heard) also uses the gun during the climax.

The box in which the God Killer is stored.
The God Killer inside its box.
Milton holds the God Killer on The Accountant.
Piper holds the God Killer on The Accountant.

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