Highlander

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Highlander (1986)

Highlander is a 1986 science fiction fantasy film that stars Christopher Lambert as the titular character, an immortal warrior from Scotland who has been engaging in battle for centuries. The film was directed by Russell Mulcahy and co-starred Sean Connery. Highlander has since gained cult status and would spawn several sequels (including 1991's Highlander II: The Quickening) as well as a popular television series.


The following weapons were used in the film Highlander:

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Handguns

Colt Official Police

Several Colt Official Police revolvers with 4 inch barrels are seen throughout the film.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special
NYPD officer Garfield (Edward Wiley) aims his Official Police at MacLeod.
"Don't move pal! Don't even breathe!" Officer Garfield holds his Official Police on MacLeod.
This second photo of the above scene shows that the pistol doesn't have a firing pin attached to the hammer.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

An NYPD officer is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 19.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 'Combat Magnum' - .357 Magnum
A NYPD officer with his S&W Model 19 in the background.

Unidentified Colt Revolver

Brenda C. Wyatt (Roxanne Hart) carries a short-barreled, Colt revolver with the sights and early-production cylinder latch of a Colt New Service, but lacks the New Service's lanyard ring. Connor MacLeod later finds it.

Brenda Wyatt (Roxanne Hart) checks the cylinder on her revolver. Note the squared-off cylinder latch.
MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) inspects Brenda's revolver. He later refers to it as a ".45".

Flintlock Pistol

During a duel with the drunken MacLeod in 1783, Bassett's (Ian Reddington) overzealous servant "Hotchkiss" (Sion Tudor Owen) attempts to kill MacLeod with a pair of flintlock pistols.

Tower Sea Service Pistol used by the Royal Navy.
Bassett's servant Hotchkiss (Sion Tudor Owen) brings him a pair of pistols.
But Bassett just shoots his servant instead.

Submachine Guns

MP40

Several German soldiers are seen carrying MP40 submachine guns during the WWII sequence. A Nazi officer (Waldo Roeg) tries to kill Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) with an MP40, which he then takes from the officer.

MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
The Nazi officer aims his MP40 at MacLeod.
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MacLeod with his newly acquired MP40.

Thompson Submachine Gun

A Thompson Submachine Gun with a vertical foregrip can be seen in Kirk Matunas' (Christopher Malcolm) stash of weapons.

Colt M1921A Thompson with 20-round magazine - .45 ACP
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MAC-10

A MAC-10 can be seen in Mantuas' weapon stash.

Ingram MAC-10 open bolt submachine gun - 9x19mm
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IMI Uzi

Kirk Matunas (Christopher Malcolm) uses an IMI Uzi when he stumbles across Kastagir and The Kurgan fighting in a back alley.

IMI Uzi - 9x19mm
Matunas brings a gun to a sword fight.
Matunas cocks the bolt on his Uzi.
Matunas fires his Uzi at The Kurgan. Christopher Malcolm obviously has some experience with firearms, as he unloads almost an entire magazine without flinching even once.
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Rifles

Heckler & Koch G3

A Heckler & Koch G3 can be seen in Mantunas' weapon stash. This weapon seems to have the stock replaced with a sling-mount receiver endcap like those typically seen on MP5Ks.

Fleming HK51K - 7.62x51mm NATO. This is a custom G3 variant used in the film Marked for Death. This features a rearward design similar to the G3 seen in this film.
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Kalashnikov Rifle

An unknown Kalashnikov variant is seen in Mantuna's weapon stash.

Maadi ARM - 7.62x39mm. Most of the AKMs seen in movies during the 1980s were imported ARMs that were legally converted to full auto fire. This image is of an actual movie gun.
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