Rififi (Du rififi chez les hommes)

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Du rififi chez les hommes
Du rififi chez les hommes Poster.jpg
Original Theatrical Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Jules Dassin
Release Date 1955
Language French
Studio Pathe Consortium Cinema
Distributor Gaumont Buena Vista International
Main Cast
Character Actor
Tony le Stéphanois Jean Servais
Jo le Suedois Carl Möhner
Mario Ferrati Robert Manuel
Pierre Grutter Marcel Lupovici
Remi Grutter Robert Hossein
Louis Grutter Pierre Grasset
Mado Marie Sabouret
Cesar le Milanais Jules Dassin (credited as Perlo Vita)


Rififi (original title Du rififi chez les hommes; "rififi" is a French slang word, meaning trouble or violent conflict) is a 1955 French B&W crime drama directed by Jules Dassin. Four seasoned criminals plan a perfect theft in jewelry store. But everything goes wrong, when after the sucessful heist one of the criminals gifts a stolen ring to his mistress.


The following weapons were used in the film Rififi (Du rififi chez les hommes):

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Star Model 1

In the scene in Mario Ferrati's (Robert Manuel) apartments, Ferrati takes a Star Model 1 pistol from a cache and gives it to Tony le Stéphanois (Jean Servais). Later same looking pistol (probably same prop reused) is seen in hands of Louis Grutter (Pierre Grasset), a member of rival gang.

Star Model 1 - 7.65x17mm (.32 ACP)
Mario takes the pistol from cache.
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A perfect view of the Star pistol in hands of Louis Grutter.
The barrel of Louis Grutter's pistol when he threatens Ida (Claude Sylvain), Mario Ferrati's wife.
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Louis holds his Star in the scene in Ferrati's apartments.
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Louis holds his Star in another scene.
A good view of the grip.

Walther P38

Pierre Grutter (Marcel Lupovici), the boss of rival gang, carries a Walther P38 pistol. Later a P38 is seen in hands of Tony le Stéphanois (Jean Servais); this appears to be a continuity error as Tony previously had a Star pistol.

Walther P38 - 9x19mm
Pierre Grutter (at the right) holds a P38 in the scene in Ferrati's apartments.
Another view of Pierre's pistol. Louis Grutter is seen at the background with his Star pistol.
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Tony holds a Walther instead of previously seen Star.
Pierre Grutter holds a Walther during the final confrontation.
Pierre aims.
Pierre in shootout with Tony.

Luger P08

Tony le Stéphanois (Jean Servais) takes a Luger P08 from Jo le Suedois (Carl Möhner) and uses it in several scenes, notably the final shootout with Pierre Grutter.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
Tony takes a Luger from Jo.
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Tony with a Luger.
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Tony with a Luger in the final confrontation.
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Gravely wounded Tony kills Pierre Grutter with his last cartridge.

Toy revolver

A Colt-style toy revolver is seen in hands of Jo's five-year-old son Tonio.

Toy revolver in holster.
Toy revolver on chair.
Tonio with toy revolver.



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