Flashpoint (1984)

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Flashpoint
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Cinema Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by William Tannen
Release Date 1984
Studio HBO Films
Silver Screen Partners
Distributor TriStar Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Bobby Logan Kris Kristofferson
Ernie Wyatt Treat Williams
Sheriff Wells Rip Torn
FBI Agent Carson Kurtwood Smith
Brook Kevin Conway
Doris Jean Smart
Ellen Tess Harper


Flashpoint is a 1984 thriller directed by William Tannen and stars Treat Williams and Kris Kristofferson as two Texas border guards who find a car buried in the desert, with human remains, a sniper rifle and a large amount of cash. Their finding appears to be linked with the mystery of JFK's assassination. Not to be confused with the similar-named TV series Flashpoint.


The following weapons were used in the film Flashpoint:

Contents


Revolvers

Smith & Wesson Model 28

Bobby Logan's (Kris Kristofferson) personal weapon is a Smith & Wesson Model 28 revolver with 4" barrel. Ernie Wyatt (Treat Williams) also uses a Model 28, but with different grips.

Smith & Wesson Model 28 'Highway Patrolman' with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
Logan fires his revolver while running.
The grip of Logan's holstered revolver is seen.
Logan holds his revolver in the final scene.
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Another view of Logan's revolver.
S&W Model 28 Highway Patrolman with 4" barrel and checkered combat finger groove Pachmayr hard rubber grips - .357 Magnum
The grip of Wyatt's holstered revolver is seen.
Wyatt loads his revolver.
A close look at Wyatt's revolver.

Colt Official Police

Colt Official Police revolvers with 4" barrels are used by FBI agents.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special
Agent Hawthorne (Mark Slade) and his partner hold their revolvers when they ambush some drug traffickers.
Agent Peterson (Terry Alexander) loads his revolver in the same scene.
Agent Peterson arrests the drug trafficker.

Single Action Army

Border Patrol chief Brook (Kevin Conway) and Sheriff Wells (Rip Torn) carry revolvers that appear to be Single Action Army. They are seen only in holsters.

Colt Single Action Army with 5.5" barrel known as the "Artillery" model. The most common of the SAA revolvers as it is just the right length. - .45 Long Colt
Border Patrol chief Brook (Kevin Conway) has a revolver in holster.
Sheriff Wells (Rip Torn) has a revolver in holster.
Sheriff Wells' revolver is seen in the final scene. Note the shape of the grip.

Pistols

Colt MK IV Series 80

The personal weapon of FBI Agent Carson (Kurtwood Smith) appear to be the Colt MK IV Series 80 as his pistol has a flat mainspring housing but the hammer spur matching later models.

Blued Colt MK IV Series 80 - .45 ACP
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Heckler & Koch VP70Z

Agent Peterson (Terry Alexander) uses a suppressed Heckler & Koch VP70Z in the night scene.

Heckler & Koch VP70Z - 9x19mm
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Rifles

Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle

A Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle with sniper scope is found by Bobby Logan (Kris Kristofferson) and Ernie Wyatt (Treat Williams) in the buried car among with a skeleton and $800,000. A Carcano was the rifle identified as the one used by Oswald to assassinate President Kennedy.

Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle for Cavalry- 6.5mm
The old, dust-filled Carcano rifle is seen in the box.
Logan examines the Carcano in the final scene.

Winchester Model 1894

A Winchester Model 1894 rifle is used by Bobby Logan (Kris Kristofferson).

Winchester 1894 - .30-30
A Winchester is seen in Logan's jeep.
Logan reloads his rifle.
Logan fires his rifle in the final scene.

Winchester Model 70

Winchester Model 70 sniper rifles are seen in several scenes in hands of FBI agents and Sheriff Wells.

Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 - .30-06
One of Carson's men holds a sniper rifle.
Agent Peterson (Terry Alexander) drops his rifle when he is shot.
Sheriff Wells (Rip Torn) holds a sniper rifle in the final scene.

Sharps Rifle

Amarillo (Roberts Blossom), the old hermit, is seen with a Sharps Rifle in several scenes.

Uberti Sharps 1874 Special - .45-70 caliber
Amarillo reaches for his Sharps when Logan and Wyatt visit him.

Sheriff Wells' Guns

Several long guns are seen in Sheriff Wells' (Rip Torn) office.

Three long guns are partially hidden by the door. The top one appears to be a .22 sporter, the second gun with two barrel bands is possible a Remington Rolling Block or Springfield musket while the bottom one is a lever action carbine, either a Winchester Model 1892 or 1894.
Two more guns are seen on the wall, Trapdoor Springfield Rifle and a double barreled shotgun.

Assault Rifles

M16

US Army soldiers are seen with M16 assault rifles in one scene.

M16 aka SP1 (flat "slab side receiver") with an A1 "birdcage" Flash hider, used to imitate the M16A1 in many Vietnam era movies. This version has a 20 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
Two soldiers hold their M16s.
A closer view at one of M16s.
A soldier (Justin Lord) blocks the way for Logan and Wyatt.



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