Fighting Back

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Fighting Back (1982)

The following weapons were used in the film Fighting Back:


Browning Hi-Power

Video of the assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II shows the assassin Mehmet Ali Ağca with a Browning Hi-Power.

Browning Hi-Power - 9x19mm.
While somewhat hard to see the fact that this is real video confirms it's identity as as Browning Hi-Power.

Colt M1911A1

A drug store robber uses a Colt M1911A1. News footage of vigilantes show them practicing with M1911A1s.

Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
A drug store robber with a Colt M1911A1.
The robber about to fire his M1911A1.
News footage shows a vigilante practicing with a M1911.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

John D’Angelo (Tom Skerritt) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 10 several times. One of Eldorado's (Pete Richardson) friends uses one during a riot.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 - .38 Special
John D’Angelo (Tom Skerritt) with his Smith & Wesson Model 10 drawn.
One of Eldorado's (Pete Richardson) friends fires his Model 10.

Smith & Wesson Model 15

News footage of vigilantes also show them practicing with Smith & Wesson Model 15s.

Smith & Wesson Model 15 - .38 Special
Vigilantes with Smith & Wesson Model 15s.

Smith & Wesson Model 49

News footage of the execution of a Viet Cong officer during the Tet Offensive is shown along with the Smith & Wesson Model 49 that killed him.

Smith & Wesson Model 49 - .38 Special
Similar to the Browning Hi Power above the Smith & Wesson Model 49 is hard to see but due to the fact that this is real footage confirms the weapon's identity. Fun Fact: A picture taken seconds before the execution won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography.

Mk 2

John D’Angelo (Tom Skerritt) drops a Mk 2 hand grenade on Eldorado (Pete Richardson) and his friends.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
John D’Angelo (Tom Skerritt) readies a Mk 2 hand grenade.

News Footage Weapons

Some more weapons are seen in news footage but the low quality of the footage makes an ID hard to get.


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