Point of No Return

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Point of No Return (1993)

Point of No Return is the 1993 US remake of Luc Besson's 1990 thriller La Femme Nikita. The remake stars Bridget Fonda as Maggie, a young drug-addicted woman whose execution is faked in order to recruit her into a secret government agency with the the intent of turning her into a covert assassin. The film was directed by John Badham (Blue Thunder) and released in some countries under the title The Assassin.


The following weapons were used in the film Point of No Return:

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Handguns

Hammerli 280

Bob (Gabriel Byrne) gives Maggie Hayward (Bridget Fonda) a Hammerli 280 and an extra magazine to assassinate the "V.I.P." (Robert Apisa) target in the restaurant.

Hammerli 280 - .22 LR. This is the screen gun used in Point of No Return.
The Hammerli is seen in its case. Bob mentions that it's loaded, but it appears that there is no magazine in the weapon in this shot.
As Maggie takes the extra mag, another magazine is now loaded in the Hammerli.
Maggie raises the pistol as she confronts the V.I.P.
Maggie bangs the Hammerli against the brick wall outside the restaurant bathroom's window.
Maggie fires at the V.I.P.'s guards in the restaurant kitchen.
Maggie reloads the Hammerli 280.

Beretta 92F

The Washington, DC police officers during the opening drugstore robbery use Beretta 92F pistols. Maggie Hayward (Bridget Fonda) uses one during her training to take out several targets.

Beretta 92F - 9x19mm
Police officers exchange fire with some thieves at the beginning of the film.
Maggie fires the Beretta during her training.

Beretta 92FS Inox

Several thugs throughout the film use Beretta 92FS Inox pistols. Maggie Hayward (Bridget Fonda) takes a Beretta from one of the men she was with during the opening drugstore robbery. Several court officers during Maggie's sentencing also have Beretta Inoxes. These are also carried by some of the government operatives that train Maggie/Claudia and the bodyguard of Claudia's New Orleans target, as well as some of Fahd Bahktiar's bodyguards.

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
The same thug with the Armsel Striker drops a Beretta Inox when he is shot.
Maggie holds her Beretta Inox on the DC officer (Mic Rodgers).
Th Fahd bodyguard on the right fires an Inox.

Glock 17

Some of the V.I.P.'s henchmen in the restaurant carry Glock 17 pistols, firing them at Maggie. Angela's bodyguards (Kenny Endoso and Gary Kasper) each carry a Glock 17 in a shoulder holster, drawing them before being shot by Beth.

Glock 17, 1st Generation - 9x19mm
A henchman searches for Maggie.
A henchman is shot while firing his Glock.
One of Fahd's bodyguards fires a Glock.

Heckler & Koch P7M8

Beth (Lorraine Toussaint) uses a suppressed Heckler & Koch P7M8 to shoot Angela's bodyguards.

Heckler & Koch P7M8 - 9x19mm
Beth fires a suppressed Heckler & Koch P7M8 at Angela's bodyguards.
Beth's P7M8 sits on the table as Claudia helps her.

Smith & Wesson 659

Maggie (Bridget Fonda) takes a Smith & Wesson 659 from Bob (Gabriel Byrne) to try and commit suicide after being caught. After she tries to shoot herself and the gun doesn't go off, Bob takes it back and tells her "Rule number one: Never chamber the first round." He then chambers the pistol and fires a shot into Maggie's leg.

Smith & Wesson 659 - 9x19mm. This is the Screen used Hero Gun held and fired by "Mister Pink" (Steve Buscemi) in the film Reservoir Dogs.
Maggie takes Bob's S&W 659 and holds it on him.
Maggie points the S&W 659 as she's being targeted with a laser sight.
"Rule number one: Never chamber the first round."
Bob stands with his S&W 659 and shoots Maggie in the leg.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

One of the thugs robbing the drugstore shoots the owner with a Smith & Wesson Model 19.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 'Combat Magnum', 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
The thug fires his S&W Model 19 at the owner.
The thug shoots out the light.
The thug fires at police with an empty semi-automatic and his S&W Model 19. Here, it appears the Model 19 is actually a Snub-nose variant. The automatic appears to possibly be a M1911A1 variant.

Walther P5

Claudia (Bridget Fonda) uses a suppressed Walther P5 when she is sent to assassinate Fahd Bahktiar (Richard Romanus).

Walther P5 - 9x19mm
Claudia holds her P5 on Fahd Bahktiar.
Claudia orders Bahktiar to move.
The suppressed Walther P5.
Claudia and Fahd Bahktiar fight over the suppressed P5.

Walther PPK

One of the operatives gives Claudia (Bridget Fonda) a black Walther PPK with brown grips after she completes her mission at the Marriott, telling her to "go home". Victor the Cleaner (Harvey Keitel) uses a suppressed PPK to eliminate one of the other operatives.

Walther PPK with sound suppressor and brown factory grips - .380 ACP (9x17mm)
Claudia is given a PPK.
Victor shoots a security guard in Angela's building.
Victor fires his suppressed PPK at another operative.
Victor reaches for his PPK while in the Mustang.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

One of the guards at the government building is armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5A3 equipped with a laser sight that he holds on Maggie when she takes Bob hostage.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 - 9x19mm
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The guard trains the laser sight of his MP5A3 on Maggie.

Calico M100

The Calico M100 is also seen held by a guard when Maggie takes Bob hostage.

Calico M100 Rifle = .22LR
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Micro Uzi

One of the V.I.P.'s henchmen searching for Maggie in the restaurant has a Micro Uzi.

Micro Uzi with 15 round magazine - 9x19mm
The Micro Uzi-carrying thug backs away as Maggie fires at him.

Beretta M12

One of the thugs shot by Maggie in the restaurant uses a Beretta M12.

Beretta M12 - 9x19mm
A henchman with his M12 looks for Maggie.
A henchman is shot holding his M12.

Shotguns

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

The drugstore owner (Geoffrey Lewis) aims a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun at the thieves in his store at the beginning.

Stoeger/IGA Coach imported side by side shotgun - 12 gauge
The drugstore owner aims at the thieves.

Armsel Striker

One of the thugs robbing the drugstore in the beginning has an Armsel Striker.

Armsel Striker Shotgun - 12-gauge. Strikers are identified not only by the unique 'knob' that serves as the winding key in front of the drum, but also the drum advance lever on the back of the receiver. The Cobray guns don't have this lever.
The thug prepares to fire at the police outside.

Mossberg 500 Bullpup

One of the thugs (Henry Kingi) uses a Mossberg 500 Bullpup shotgun to try and kill Maggie in the restaurant. He later attaches some sort of grenade to it.

Mossberg 500 Bullpup with 18.5" Barrel - 12 gauge
Thug (Henry Kingi) fires a Mossberg 500 bullpup shotgun without the grenade attachment
The Bullpup with what appears to be the rifle grenade for No.4 Enfield rifles and L1A1 rifles, it is also unpainted.

Sniper Rifles

Anschutz .22 LR sniper rifle

While in New Orleans, Claudia (Bridget Fonda) is told to look for an Anschutz .22 LR target rifle under the sink, which she uses to assassinate a female target. Despite being a bolt-action rifle, the rifle is shown to fire semi-automatic shots.

Anschütz Model 1913 - .22LR
Claudia assembles the suppressed Anschutz rifle.
Claudia aims out the window of her hotel bathroom.
Claudia's finger on the trigger.
Claudia pulls her rifle out from the bathtub, where she had concealed it from J.P. (Dermot Mulroney). The hole she broke in the window to shoot the target is still visible.

Steyr-Mannlicher SSG-PII Rifle

A DC police officer (Mic Rodgers) fires a Steyr SSG sniper rifle fitted with a night vision scope at the thugs robbing the drugstore.

Steyr SSG - 7.62x51mm NATO
A DC police officer (Mic Rodgers) fires a Steyr SSG sniper rifle at the thugs robbing the drugstore.
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