L.A. Takedown is a 1989 television crime film written and directed by Michael Mann that was intended to be a pilot for a weekly television series. Instead, Mann would later remake this film as 1995's Heat.
The following weapons were used in the film L.A. Takedown:
Det. Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) uses a nickel SIG-Sauer P226 as his sidearm throughout the movie.
A nickel SIG-Sauer P226 pistol chambered in 9x19mm. This is another real movie gun and has been adapted to fire full flash motion picture blanks.
Smith & Wesson 659
A stainless Smith & Wesson 659 appears to be the handgun carried by Patrick McLaren (Alex McArthur).
Smith & Wesson 659 - 9x19mm
Closeup of the S&W pistol used by McLaren.
The S&W is among the weapons recovered after the robbery.
McLaren pulls his pistol when confronting Waingro in the hotel.
A stainless M1911A1 is used by Waingro during the opening armored car heist.
Satin Nickel M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP.
The pistol is seen on the right.
The pistol is seen on the right after the robbery.
Franchi SPAS 15
Det. Bobby Schwartz (Daniel Baldwin) uses a Franchi SPAS-15 during the Wilshire Blvd. shootout. Det. Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) later uses it.
Franchi SPAS-15 - 12 Gauge.
The Mossberg 590 shotgun is used by Chris Sheherlis as well as LAPD detectives in the film.
Mossberg 590 "Cruiser" with extended magazine tube - 12 Gauge.
McLaren has the shotgun slung during the armored car robbery.
The shotgun is seen on the left.
The pistol-gripped shotgun is seen on the ground.
Benelli M1 Super 90
LAPD Detectives are seen armed with Benelli M1 Super 90 shotguns during the hotel confrontation.
Benelli M1 Super 90 in synthetic straight stock configuration, ghost ring sights - 12 Gauge
Remington 870 Field Gun
Waingro (Xander Berkeley) uses a Remington 870 Field Shotgun with a sawed off barrel when confronted in his hotel room. Actor Xander Berkeley would later have a small role in the feature film remake Heat.
Remington 870 Field Gun - 12 gauge. This is the current production model, with matte finish and laminate wood furniture. The 870 used in the show is the 1970s variant with rich factory blued finish and walnut stocks.
Heckler & Koch MP5K
The Heckler & Koch MP5K is the main weapon used by the robbery crew including Patrick McLaren (Alex McArthur), Chris Sheherlis (Peter Dobson), and Michael Cherrito (Vincent Guastaferro) during the Wilshire Blvd. shootout.
Heckler & Koch MP5K 9x19mm
What appear to be CAR-15 assault rifles are used by LAPD detectives during the Wilshire Blvd. shootout.
Det. Arriaga (Victor Rivers
) is seen armed with what appears to be a CAR-15
during the Wilshire Blvd. shootout.