Malcolm X is the 1992 biographical film directed by Spike Lee and starring Denzel Washington as the controversial black civil rights leader. The cast included Angela Bassett, Giancarlo Esposito, Delroy Lindo and Al Freeman Jr. in addition to Spike Lee in a supporting role.
The following weapons were used in the film Malcolm X:
After receiving threats, Malcolm (Denzel Washington) is seen keeping watch over his home while armed with an M2 Carbine.
After receiving threats, Malcolm X (Denzel Washington
) is seen keeping watch over his home armed with an M2 Carbine
. This is a reference to a famous photo of the real Malcolm X holding the rifle.
A few moments later, right before the firebombing of his house, Malcolm takes out a Colt M1911 and draws the slide back. Another one is used by Thomas Hayer (Giancarlo Esposito) to assassinate Malcolm X.
Malcolm holds the Colt M1911
while carrying his children away from his house.
The pistol is seen on the right.
Hayer fires the pistol on the left.
A Luger P08 pistol is seen being used to assassinate Malcolm X.
Luger P08 - 9x19mm Parabellum
The Luger is seen handled.
The Luger is fired on the right.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
Three Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers are seen on the table where gunmen are seen preparing for his assassination.
Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
Two S&W's are seen at the bottom of the frame. A third, located at the top, seems to be a Heavy Barreled model 10.
Colt Official Police
A nickel-plated Colt Official Police revolver is seen on the table where gunmen are seen preparing for his assassination.
Colt Official Police - 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Smith & Wesson Model 14
When the house of the Littles (Malcolm X's Birth name) is firebombed by the KKK, Malcolm's father Earl Little (Tommy Hollis) is seen with a long barreled revolver with what looks like target sights. He fires the revolver at KKK members. The revolver appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 14.
Smith & Wesson Model 14 - .38 spl
Malcolm's father Earl Little (Tommy Hollis) is seen with a long barreled revolver that appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 14
Malcolm's father Earl Little (Tommy Hollis) holds the revolver.
Smith & Wesson Model 36
Malcolm X (at the time, Malcolm "Red" Little) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 36 to play Russian roulette with Rudy (Roger Guenveur Smith).
Smith and Wesson Model 36 - .38 special - 5 shot. First pattern with flat latch cylinder release.
Walther Model 4
West Indian Archie (Delroy Lindo) gives Malcolm X (At the time, Malcolm "Red" Little) a Walther Model 4. West Indian Archie refers to it as his first gun. One is also seen on the table of guns.
Walther Model 4 - .32 ACP
Near the top of the image.
Sawed-off Double Barrel Shotgun
A Sawed-off Double Barrel Shotgun is seen being used by one of the assassins.
Remington Spartan Sawed Off shotgun - 12 gauge