Life of Crime is a 2013 comedy crime film that focuses on two small time criminals who decide to kidnap the wife of a wealthy businessman, not knowing that the businessman was getting ready to divorce her. The film is an adaptation of the 1978 Elmore Leonard novel The Switch and the characters of Ordell and Louis were later featured in Leonard's 1992 novel Rum Punch, which was already adapted into Quentin Tarantino's 1997 film Jackie Brown.
The following weapons were used in the film Life of Crime:
The Colt M1911A1 is the pistol carried by Ordell Robbie (Yasiin Bey) during the kidnapping.
Pre-war Colt M1911A1 pistol - commercial model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
The Colt M1911A1 is carried by a masked Ordell Robbie (Yasiin Bey
The pistol is held by Ordell.
A Walther P38 is seen in the hands of Richard (Mark Boone Junior) while showing off his collection. He states that a lot of people mistake this pistol for the Luger P08. This pistol is used by Richard when a car pulls away from his house.
Walther P38 (Mauser manufacture) - 9x19mm
The unloaded Walther P38 is seen in the middle.
A Walther PPK is also a weapon in Richard's collection.
Walther PPK - .32 ACP (7.65x17mm Browning)
Smith & Wesson Model 10
Louis Gara (John Hawkes) can be seen with a Smith & Wesson Model 10 during the kidnapping. This revolver is also in Richard's collection and similar revolvers were used by Detroit police.
Smith & Wesson Model 10 - .38 Special
Louis Gara (John Hawkes
) can be seen with a Smith & Wesson Model 10.
A Smith & Wesson Model 10 on the right.
A Smith & Wesson Model 10 and several rounds.
A police officer holds his revolver.
Colt Detective Special
A Colt Detective Special is the revolver carried by Ray (Kevin Corrigan).
An M1 Garand is one of the weapons in the collection of Richard (Mark Boone Junior). The rifle is later used in a shootout with police.
The M1 Garand in the center.
The M1 Carbine is another one of the weapons in the collection of Richard (Mark Boone Junior).
World War II Era M1 Carbine with dark walnut stock, 'L' peep sight and no bayonet lug - correct for most of WWII, shown with khaki sling and oiler and a period magazine pouch for buttstock - .30 Carbine
The M1 Carbine is seen on the left.
A Karabiner 98k is on display in the collection owned by Richard.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The Karabiner 98k on the upper left.
What appears to be an AKM is also on display in the collection owned by Richard.
Berdan Sharps 1859
What appears to be a Berdan model Sharps Rifle is also on display in the collection owned by Richard.
Berdan Sharps 1859 - .54 caliber
The Berdan Sharps 1859 is seen on the very top.
Kentucky Flintlock Rifle
The Kentucky Flintlock Rifle is also shown by Richard.
Kentucky Flintlock Rifle - .36, .45, and .50 caliber
The Kentucky Flintlock rifle on the right.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Richard also holds what resembles a Coach-style double barreled shotgun. He refers to the shotgun as a "Winchester Mercury".
Stoeger/IGA Coach imported side by side shotgun - 12 Gauge
The shotgun on the right.
Richard also holds what resembles a Coach-style double barreled shotgun.
The MP40 is seen on the wall in Richard's house.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
The MP40 on the upper right on the wall.
A Russian PPSh-41 submachine gun is also seen in Richard's collection.
PPSh-41 submachine gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
The PPSh-41 with a drum magazine on the bottom left.