Midnight Express is a 1978 drama that tells the true story of Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), a young American who is sentenced to a Turkish prison for drug smuggling and the harrowing conditions he must endure while incarcerated there. The film was directed by Alan Parker (Mississippi Burning) and was based on a novel that was adapted for the screen by Oliver Stone.
The following guns were used in the film Midnight Express:
Turkish soldiers are seen carrying the Sterling L2A3 notably at the airport.
An M1928A1 Thompson is briefly seen held by a Turkish soldier at the airport.
A full size Uzi is also seen carried by Turkish soldiers at the airport.
Smith & Wesson Model 28
A Turkish officer is seen pulling a Beretta M1934 when Billy is caught with the drugs.
Colt M1911 (Replica)
An M1911 is carried by the Istanbul Prison warden Hamidou (Paul L. Smith). It is taken from his holster by Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) and held on the warden. At one point, the "SM" logo is seen on its slide indicating a PFC Replica.