From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

From Dusk Till Dawn is a 1996 action horror film directed by Robert Rodriguez from a screenplay by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino as bank-robbing brothers who kidnap a family as they make their escape across the border into Mexico. When they stop at a remote Mexican strip bar, the brothers and the family find themselves having to battle supernatural forces who inhabit the establishment. The film would spawn two direct-to-video films: a 1999 sequel and a 2000 prequel. A television series remake premiered in the US on the El Rey Network in 2014.

The following weapons were used in the film From Dusk Till Dawn:

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Handguns

Astra Terminator

Seth Gecko (George Clooney) carries an Astra Terminator with a 3 inch full lug barrel and Pachmayr compact grips. It is also briefly handled by Jacob (Harvey Keitel), who threatens to kill himself if the others don't promise to kill him when he "turns". It is also later picked up and fired by both Scott (Ernest Liu) and Kate Fuller (Juliette Lewis).

Astra Terminator - .44 Magnum
"I will turn this place into the f***in' Wild Bunch!" Seth holds the Astra Terminator in the liquor store.
As the liquor store clerk Pete Bottoms (John Hawkes) is threatened, a great view of the Astra Terminator is seen before Seth decocks it.
Seth reloading while taking cover.
"You ask a question, Mr.44 answers it."
Seth Gecko (George Clooney) holds the Astra Terminator with a 3 inch full lug barrel and Pachmayr compact grips on Scott (Ernest Liu).
Jacob holding the Terminator revolver to his head.
Seth's .44 revolver.
A better look at the grip
Scott (Ernest Liu) with Seth's revolver
Kate with Seth's revolver. Pretty Damn good weaver grip for someone who presumably had never used a gun before.

Norinco M1911A1

Richard Gecko's (Quentin Tarantino) weapon of choice throughout the film is a Norinco M1911A1 with a nickel finish.

Norinco M1911A1 with nickel finish - .45 ACP
"You buckin' for an early retirement?"
"When I count to three you shoot the bottles out from behind him!" Seth Gecko.
Richie points his 1911 as Seth enters the motel room.
Richie sets down his 1911 to eat a Big Kahuna burger
Richie puts his 1911 in Scott's mouth, note the rollmarks identify his 1911 as a Norinco.
Closeup of Richie's 1911 as he holds it on Kate and Scott.
Richie with his 1911 as he peeks out of the camper window.

Smith & Wesson Model 66

The liquor store clerk Pete Bottoms (John Hawkes) pulls a Smith & Wesson Model 66 from his safe and shoots Richie (Quentin Tarantino) through the hand with it.

Smith & Wesson Model 66 with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
Pete Bottoms (John Hawkes) pulls a Smith & Wesson Model 66 from the safe.
Pete loads the revolver.
Pete (John Hawkes) closes the cylinder.
Pete with his defense revolver ready in hand.

Colt Revolver

In the script it says that the Texas Ranger Earl McGraw (Michael Parks) uses a Colt, he never has the chance to draw it. Although other incarnations of McGraw carry a Single Action Army, his revolver in the film has the "shoulder" of a double action model.

Texas Ranger Earl McGraw (Michael Parks) appears to have a revolver in his holster.

Shotguns

Winchester Model 1912

Jacob Fuller (Harvey Keitel) finds a Winchester Model 1912 shotgun under the bar. The barrel and stock have been cut down, and the forearm has been replaced with a Butler Creek tactical synthetic loop fore-grip. Jacob puts a baseball bat through the loop to turn it into a vampire-repellant cross.

Winchester Model 1912 Riot Gun - 12 Gauge
The Winchester Model 1912 with synthetic 'loop' foregrip (and baseball bat).
Jacob holds the Model 1912 with the baseball bat in the loop foregrip. Note the location of the safety.
Jacob wards off the vampires with the Model 1912.
Jacob forms a cross with a baseball bat and the Model 1912.
Jacob Fuller (Harvey Keitel) one-hands the Model 1912.

Mossberg 500

One of Carlos' thugs, Manny (Mike Moroff), wields a full-sized Mossberg 500 with a regular magazine tube, barrel ribbing and wood furniture.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge
Manny, on the right, with a Mossberg 500AT.
Manny, the guy on the right, with his Mossberg.
"One place is as good as another!"

Winchester 1300 Defender

Carlos' (Cheech Marin) other thug, Danny (Cristos) uses a Winchester 1300 Defender with a pistol grip and an extended magazine tube.

Winchester 1300 Defender - 12 Gauge
Danny, on the left, with a Winchester 1300 Defender.
As the gang runs away from Titty Twister, we see Danny holding his Winchester 1300 Defender in the middle.

Other

Codpiece Revolver

In defending himself against Razor Charlie (Danny Trejo) as the vampires begin their slaughter, Sex Machine (Tom Savini) uses the infamous Codpiece Revolver, slightly modified from its previous appearance in Robert Rodriguez's Desperado.

Sex Machine Codpiece Revolver
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You will never find a classier weapon than this.



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