Proteus

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Proteus (1995)


Proteus is a 1995 sci-fi horror film directed by Bob Keen (To Catch a Yeti) and starring Craig Fairbrass. Although given a theatrical release in the UK, it went direct-to-video in the US.



The following weapons were used in the film Proteus:

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AKS-47

Alex (Craig Fairbrass) uses an modified AKS-47 for much of the film. His AKS-47 appears to be a hybrid between an AKS-47 and an L85 rifle, with an L85 forend and SUSAT sight. One of the Brinkstone guards is also armed with the same rifle, which Alex later takes away from him.

Poly Tech AK-47/S Semi-Automatic Rifle - 7.62x39mm
L85A1 with SUSAT scope - 5.56x45mm NATO
Alex after finding the gun in the lab. Note the triangular L85 forend.
A side-view of the L85 forend.
Note how the mismatched forend prevents the folding stock from folding all the way. Despite this, Alex never thinks to just extend the stock and fire the rifle from his shoulder. Note the SUSAT sight, which appears to be mounted on top of the receiver, rather than off to the side.
Proteus AK 03.jpg
Alex tries to shoot his way through a door.
Alex confronts "Dr. Soames" (Jordan Page.) Note the flashlight taped to the L85 forend, which locks the shoulder stock in place.
The cuts in the milled receiver are clear in this shot.
Alex with a rifle taken from one of Brinkstone's guards.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Heckler & Koch MP5A3s are often seen in the film. An MP5A3 with the slim forearm is seen in the hands of security guard Buckley (Ricco Ross), and MP5A3s with Surefire forearms, weapon lights and flash hiders are seen in the hands of Rachel (Jennifer Calvert), Paul (Robert Firth), Linda (Toni Barry), Mark (William Marsh), and Alex. Brinkstone's guards are also seen armed with them.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight and flash hider - 9x19mm
Rachel (left) with the MP5.
Rachel with the MP5 and a handful of cartridges.
Paul picks up his MP5A3.
Linda with Paul's MP5A3.
"Buckley" with his MP5A3. Note the slim forearm.
Alex with an MP5A3. (No one in the movie appears to believe in shoulder stocks.)

Inglis Hi-Power

Rachel chooses to use an Inglis Hi-Power for much of the film. Christine (Margot Steinberg), Mark, Linda, and Alex use one as well.

Inglis Hi-Power - 9x19mm
Rachel (left) loads her Hi-Power.
Rachel searches the lower part of the rig wit her Hi-Power.
Proteus BHP 02.jpg
Proteus BHP 03.jpg
Proteus BHP 04.jpg
Mark with the HP and an MP5A3.

Steyr AUG

Mark picks up a Steyr AUG, but never uses it.

Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version - 5.56x45mm
The AUG in a pile of weapons the group was able to collect.
Proteus AUG 01.jpg

SIG-Sauer P228

A Brinkstone guard holds a SIG-Sauer P228 to Alex's head.

SIG-Sauer P228 - 9x19mm
A P228 in a pile of weapons the group was able to collect.
Proteus P228 01.jpg
Proteus P228 02.jpg

Krieghoff Model L

Alex attempts to light "Charlie" on fire with what appears to be a Krieghoff Model L flare gun.

Krieghoof Model L - 27mm flares
Proteus flare 01.jpg

Remington 870

Alex tries shooting "Charlie" with a Remington 870.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
A Remington 870 in a pile of weapons the group was able to collect.
Proteus R870 01.jpg



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