The Interpreter is a 2005 thriller starring Nicole Kidman as Silvia Broome, an interpreter for the United Nations who overhears a possible assassination plot against the dictator of the fictional African country of Matobo. Sean Penn co-stars as Tobin Keller, a US Secret Service agent who investigates Broome's accusation. The movie was the first feature to ever film scenes in the actual UN General Assembly in New York City. The Interpreter was also the final film directed by Sydney Pollack (Three Days of the Condor, The Firm, The Yakuza).
The following weapons were used in the film The Interpreter:
SIG Sauer P229
Matobo dictator Edmond Zuwanie (Earl Cameron) carries a custom stainless steel M1911A1 with ivory grips with him at all times. Silvia Broome (Nicole Kidman) later takes it from him and points it at his head.
A suppressed Glock 19 is used by the hitman trying to kill Silvia Broome (Nicole Kidman). A Glock is also the sidearm of Zuwanie's head of security Nils Lud (Jesper Christensen) as well as FBI Special Agent Lewis (Terry Serpico).
Henry US Survival Break-Down Rifle
A Henry US Survival break-down rifle is the weapon used in the attempted assassination of Matobo dictator Edewmond Zuwanie (Earl Cameron). The assassin assembles it out of a coffee cart leg and pieces hidden in a bathroom.
Snipers are positioned on the roof are armed with Remington 700PSS sniper rifles.
An AK-47 is fired by a child soldier in the opening of the film. Also seen in flashbacks, pictures, and videos of the war and fighting in Africa.
Members of the Secret Service Uniformed Division are seen on the roof of the United Nations armed with M4A1 rifles. Other members awaiting the arrival of the President of Matobo also carry the rifle.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
Members of the Secret Service Uniformed Division are seen on the roof of the United Nations armed with Heckler & Koch MP5A3s.
A member of the Secret Service Uniformed Division is seen on the roof of the United Nations armed with a FN P90.
The M240 machine gun is briefly seen mounted on a Coast Guard boat patrolling outside the UN meeting.