Lake Placid is a 1999 adventure horror film that revolves around the citizens of a small town who must stop the newly discovered 30 foot crocodile that terrorizes their lake. The film would spawn three more television film sequels that premiered on the Sci-Fi (later SyFy) channel. In 2015, the SyFy channel would premiere Lake Placid vs. Anaconda, another television film that crossed over this series with the Anaconda film franchise.
The following weapons were used in the film Lake Placid (1999):
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
Winchester Model 70
A few Winchester Model 70 rifles can be seen in the possession of multiple law enforcement officers in the film. Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) and other individuals can be seen toting Model 70 rifles as the small group searches for the crocodile and discovers the head of their fellow officer. Deputy Sharon Gare (Meredith Salenger) can be seen with one of these rifles near the end and uses it to fire at least one shot at the crocodile when it charges the truck.
Winchester New Model 70 Super Grade with no scope - .30-06
Park Rangers and deputies fire bolt action rifles at the crocodile.
Sako 75 Hunter
Carried by Deputy Stevens (Richard Leacock) when searching with Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson)
Sako 75 Hunter Bolt action rifle with no scope - .30-06
The deputy to the left of Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson
) carries a Sako rifle.
The deputy on the right carries the rifle.
Sporterized Military Surplus Rifles
Park Rangers and deputies fire what seem to be sporterized Military surplus bolt action rifles.
Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher
Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) arms himself with a Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher with a custom long barrel (calling it a "Light Weight Forward Area Air Device Unit"). "Whatever's out there, one shot with this and its dead." He ultimately uses it to dispatch a Crocodile.
Cobray M79LF stand alone launcher - 37mm
A shot of the hard case holding Keough's "Light Weight Forward Area Air Device Unit", in reality a customized Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher
Keough assembles his Cobray Launcher in preparation for capturing the animal.
Palmer Cap-Chur Long Range Projector
In the climax of the film Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) is seen using a Palmer Cap-Chur Long Range Projector to calm down the male crocodile.
Cap-Chur Tranquilizer Rifle.
Jack shoots the male crocodile.
Mossberg 500 AT
Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) carries a Mossberg 500AT shotgun when his groups is hunting for the crocodile and come across the deputy's head and footprint of the crocodile.
Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 Gauge
Jack Wells (Bill Pullman
) walks with his Mossberg 500AT Shotgun.
Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) carries the Ruger GP100 revolver as his sidearm, and pulls it out and inadvertently scares Hector Cyr when he investigates sounds in the forest.
Ruger GP100 blued finish with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
Ruger Security Six
Deputy Sharon Gare (Meredith Salenger) fires a blued Ruger Security Six out of Hector's helicopter window when one of the crocodiles attacks it.
Ruger Security Six - .357 Magnum
Sharon aims at the crocodile.
Smith & Wesson Model 586
Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) uses one near the end of the film and fires six shots at the crocodile as it approaches Kelly.
Smith & Wesson Model 586 - .357 Magnum