JFK

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JFK (1991)

JFK is a 1991 drama directed by Oliver Stone and stars Kevin Costner as Jim Garrison, the New Orleans District Attorney who comes to believe that there was an conspiracy behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The film's cast included Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Bacon, Ed Asner, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Michael Rooker, John Candy and Joe Pesci.


The following weapons were used in the film JFK:

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Rifles

Carcano M91/38

The infamous rifle allegedly used by Oswald is the Carcano M91/38. In several flashbacks, it's seen fired not only by Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman), but a fake Oswald (Frank Whaley) as well. Both Lou Ivan (Jay O. Sanders) and Jim Garrison are seen holding it while sitting in the depository window.

Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle - 6.5mm
The actual rifle used by Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate John F. Kennedy.
Lou Ivan (Jay O. Sanders) is seen working the Carcano rifle in an attempt to duplicate Oswald's shots.
Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner) holds Oswald's Carcano rifle as he re-enacts the infamous shot.
"I'm sorry, buddy! I thought I was shooting at the son-of-a-b**** Kennedy!" A man posing as Oswald (Frank Whaley) uses the Carcano to shoot at another man's target.
Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman) fires the Carcano in Garrison's description of the scene.

M1903 Springfield

The Cuban rebels who are trained by the CIA are seen carrying M1903 Springfield rifles during their drills. Lee Harvey Oswald appears to be cleaning a disassembled Springfield when he's greeted by Willie O'Keefe (Kevin Bacon).

Springfield M1903 Mk 1 - .30-06
Cuban rebels train with M1903 Springfield rifles.
Lee Harvey Oswald appears to be cleaning a disassembled Springfield when he's greeted by Willie O'Keefe (Kevin Bacon).
Oswald holds a Springfield while Cuban rebels are being trained.

M1903A1 Springfield with 8x Unertl scope

During Garrison's explanation of the assassination, a killer's team "ACME" uses what appears to be a M1903A1 Springfield with Unertl 8x scope to fire at the President.

M1903A1 Springfield sniper rifle with 7.8x Unertl scope - .30-06
One of the conspirators sets up his M1903A1 with Unertl 8x.
The sniper takes aim with the the M1903A1.
Another view of the Unertl 8x scope.

Winchester Model 70

During Garrison's explanation of the assassination, the "Grassy Knoll" shooter appears to be armed with a Winchester Model 70.

Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 - .30-06
During Garrison's explanation of the assassination, the "Grassy Knoll" shooter appears to be armed with a Winchester Model 70.
The "Grassy Knoll" shooter fires the Winchester Model 70.

Handguns

Colt M1911A1

The M1911A1 is seen on a dresser in the apartment of David Ferrie (Joe Pesci). When Garrison explains a theory regarding the shooting of Officer J.D. Tippit, a gunman is seen using what appears to be an M1911A1 on the Dallas policeman.

World War II issued Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP.
An M1911A1 is seen on the right side of Ferrie's dresser.
When Garrison explains a theory regarding the shooting of Officer J.D. Tippit, a gunman is seen using what appears to be an M1911A1 on the Dallas policeman.

Colt Cobra

Jack Ruby (Brian Doyle-Murray) uses what appears to be a Colt Cobra to assassinate Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman). The Colt Cobra was the revolver used by the real Ruby to assassinate Oswald.

Colt Cobra - .38 Special
The actual Colt Cobra used by Jack Ruby - .38 Special, fitted with hammer shroud.
Jack Ruby (Brian Doyle-Murray) uses what appears to be a Colt Cobra to assassinate Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman). This particular scene is off since the real Jack Ruby shot Oswald point-blank in the stomach, not from a distance away as seen in the movie.

Colt Detective Special

As Garrison explains the government's theory of how a police officer was murdered, Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman) is seen using what appears to be a Colt Detective Special to murder Officer J.D. Tippit. In reality, Oswald was said to have used a Smith & Wesson Victory Model revolver he got through mail-order from a magazine. A federal agent raiding a rebel training camp also carries the revolver.

Colt Detective Special - .38 Special.
Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman) is seen using what appears to be a Colt Detective Special to murder Officer J.D. Tippit.
Oswald fires the revolver at Tippit.
Federal agent holds the revolver during the raid on the rebel camp.

Smith & Wesson Military and Police Revolver

A Smith & Wesson Military & Police appears to be the revolver carried by officers of the Dallas Police Department. Officer Baker is seen pulling his revolver when confronting Oswald at the Book Depository. Officer Tippit appears to be pull this revolver when confronted by Oswald.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Officer Baker is seen pulling his revolver when confronting Oswald at the Book Depository.
Officer Tippit appears to be pull this revolver when confronted by Oswald.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

Guy Bannister (Ed Asner) appears to use a Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver to strike Jack Martin (Jack Lemmon).

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Combat Magnum - .357 Magnum
Guy Bannister (Ed Asner) appears to use a Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver to strike Jack Martin (Jack Lemmon).
Guy Bannister (Ed Asner) with the revolver holstered.

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Lou Ivan (Jay O. Sanders) appears to be carry a Smith & Wesson Model 36 in his hip holster while speaking with Garrison at the beginning of the film about Oswald's Carcano.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special - 5 shot. First pattern with flat latch cylinder release.
Lou Ivan (Jay O. Sanders) appears to be carry a Smith & Wesson Model 36 in his hip holster while speaking with Garrison at the beginning of the film about Oswald's Carcano.

Shotguns

Ithaca 37

When Garrison goes to visit Willie O'Keefe (Kevin Bacon) in prison, some of the guards in the field are armed with Ithaca 37 shotguns.

Ithaca 37 12 gauge
When Garrison goes to visit Willie O'Keefe (Kevin Bacon) in prison, some of the guards in the field are armed with Ithaca 37 shotguns.
Federal agents are armed with the shotgun while raiding the rebel camp.

Submachine Guns

M1A1 Thompson

In a flashback, David Ferrie (Joe Pesci) is seen firing an M1A1 Thompson as he trains Cuban rebels.

M1A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine .45 ACP
Ferrie trains rebels while carrying his M1A1 Thompson.



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