Stander is a 2003 film about the true story of South African Police Captain Andre Stander (played by Thomas Jane) who robbed 26 banks during his time as a Police Captain in the late 1970s and twenty more after breaking out of prison, going on a six month crime spree from 1983 to 1984 with his two accomplices Lee McCall and Allan Heyl.
The following firearms were used in the film Stander:
Smith & Wesson Model 27
Andre Stander (Thomas Jane) takes a Smith & Wesson Model 27 from a South African policeman during a bank robbery and uses it throughout the rest of the film.
Smith & Wesson Model 27 .357 Magnum.
Stander takes the Model 27 from the policeman and holds it on his back while Heyl holds a P38 on him.
Stander tells the policeman to help them rob the bank, using the Model 27 to "convince" him.
Stander returns to the bank after hearing a radio report that there was more money in a hidden safe, putting his Model 27 in the bank manager's face to convince him to hand the money over.
Stander raises his Model 27 during the bank robbery when McCall shoots out the ceiling with his BXP.
Stander crouches with his Model 27.
Stander fires his Model 27 at police.
Smith & Wesson Model 19
A Ft. Lauderdale policeman shoots Stander with a Smith & Wesson Model 19 service revolver when Stander grabs his partner's Remington 870.
Smith & Wesson Model 19, 6 inch "partridge" front sight barrel - .357 Magnum.
The policeman shoots Stander.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose
When Stander's wife Bekkie (Deborah Kara Unger) wakes up the morning of the riot, she sees Stander's Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose on his pillow. Stander (Thomas Jane) had previously been seen wearing this on his belt.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose - .357 Magnum
Capt. Stander's Model 19 Snub.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
Andre Stander (Thomas Jane) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 10 during his post-prison crime spree during several bank robberies until he takes a Model 27 from a policeman. Lee McCall (Dexter Fletcher) uses the Model 10 alongside his Star Model BM during his final shootout.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Stander shows his Model 10 to a bank teller.
Stander holds his Model 10 while breaking Heyl out of prison.
Stander shows a bank teller his Model 10 during a robbery.
The S&W Model 10 in the gun store display case on the bottom right.
McCall goes through the weapons bag when the police surround the gang's house.
Smith & Wesson Model 15
Lee McCall (Dexter Fletcher) takes a Smith & Wesson Model 15 from a bank guard and uses it alongside his Star Model BM during a bank robbery.
Smith & Wesson Model 15 .38 Special
McCall with the Model BM and Model 15.
Smith & Wesson Model 64
Andre Stander (Thomas Jane) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 64 during the gun store, setting it down to treat the clerk's gunshot wound.
Smith & Wesson Model 64 Stainless Model - .38 Special
Stander sets the Model 64 on a shelf inside the gun store.
After the riots, a man driving through in a car hangs a Colt revolver out the window.
The Colt revolver hangs out the window in the man's hand.
Gun store Revolver
Single Action Army
A Single Action Army is in the display case at the gun store, between the Star Model B and Remington 1875 and directly above the Colt Government.
Colt Single Action Army w/ 4.75" barrel, case colored and blued, referred to as "Quick-Draw" or "Civilian" model.
Webley Mk IV
A Webley Mk IV is in the display case at the gun store, on the far right.
A Remington 1875 is in the display case at the gun store, next to the SAA and Colt Government.
Remington 1875 - .45 Long Colt.
The guns in the display case
Star Model B
When breaking out of prison, Andre Stander (Thomas Jane) grabs a Star Model B from a prison guard and uses it to break himself and McCall out.
Star Model B - 9mm pistol from the movie The Untouchables (1987)
. This one is a screen used and fired handgun in the movie and was used by Kevin Costner on screen.
Prison guards aim their Star Model Bs at Stander.
Stander holds a Model B to another guard's head.
A Star Model B in the gun store display case above the HK4.
Star Model BM
Lee McCall (Dexter Fletcher) uses a Star Model BM taken from a prison guard throughout the film, using it notably to wound the gun store clerk and alongside a Smith & Wesson during his final shootout.
McCall holds the guard's own Model BM on him.
McCall holds a Model BM on a policeman.
McCall puts his Model BM into a bank guard's face during a robbery.
McCall with his Model BM during the gun store robbery.
Among the guns stolen by the Stander gang at the gun store is a Colt Government, used by Allan Heyl (David O'Hara) during the latter scenes of the film.
Colt Government Model M1911A1 two tone - .45 ACP
The Colt Government is the two-tone 1911 in the display case next to the Single Action Army.
Heyl leaves the bank robbery with his Colt Government.
McCall and Heyl open the door to see a bloodied Stander. Heyl has a Colt Government (although the external extractor may prove this pistol to be another Star Model B
A Browning Hi-Power is in the display case at the gun store, next to a Colt Government and under a Star Model B. It appears to have a nickel plated trigger, slide stop and safety.
The guns in the display case with the pistol on the lower left under the Model B and next to the two-tone Colt Government.
The standard sidearm of the South African police is the Walther P38, carried in a shoulder holster by Andre Stander (Thomas Jane). During the prison breakout, Lee McCall (Dexter Fletcher) hands Allan Heyl (David O'Hara) a P38 which he uses throughout most of the film.
Capt. Stander's P38 in a shoulder holster.
Capt. Stander spontaneously robs a bank.
Capt. Stander drops his P38 upon his arrest.
Capt. Stander's P38 hits the table.
Heyl with the P38 given to him by McCall.
A policeman fires at the Stander Gang during a shootout.
An airport policeman aims his P38 at Stander at the airport.
unidentified compact pistol
The gun store clerk fires a compact pistol at McCall and Heyl as they rob it after a humorous exchange in which McCall asks to see the store's Beretta rifles and becomes confused when the woman asks if he wants to see the "Deluxe or standard?"
The gun store clerk fires her pistol.
The Stander gang steals several Armscor BXP submachine guns during the gun store robbery, with Lee McCall (Dexter Fletcher) notably firing his into the air during a bank robbery, breaking all the glass in the ceiling. Stander (Thomas Jane) uses the BXP during the subsequent shootout between the getaway car and police car. The BXP's appearance in the film is an anachronism as it wasn't developed until 1988.
Armscor BXP 9x19mm with silencer, muzzle brakes, and spare magazine
Heyl (David O'Hara
) grabs the BXPs from the gun store when Stander tells him to grab the "heavy metal".
McCall draws his BXP during the bank robbery.
McCall fires his BXP into the air.
McCall's BXP as he shoots out the ceiling.
Stander fires McCall's BXP at the police after his Model 27 runs out of bullets.
FN FAL 50.00
The riot police during the Apartheid riot, including Cor van Deventer (Ashley Thomas), carry FN FAL 50.00 rifles. Some of the policemen arresting Capt. Stander in the bank also have FN FALs.
FN FAL 50.00 7.62x51mm NATO
A riot policeman with his FN FAL approaching the riot area.
A riot policeman aims his FN FAL out of a helicopter.
A riot policeman with his FN FAL among the tear gas.
A riot policeman stands with his FN FAL.
A riot policeman prepares to fire a tear gas cartridge at the rioters with his FN FAL.
A riot policeman holds a rioter with his FN FAL, which appears to be bending (or breaking).
A policeman aims at Capt. Stander.
Two policemen on a balcony in the bank aim their FN FALs at Capt. Stander.
The South African police fire Vektor R4s at McCall during the siege on his house. The Galil has been in South African police service since 1982 (fitting as this scene takes place in 1984), with the ARM designated as the "R4" and the SAR designated as the "R5".
Vektor R4 assault rifle of the South African forces 5.56x45mm with 50-round magazine
A policeman aims his R5 at the Stander gang's hideout.
A policeman fires his R5 at the door when McCall slams it.
The R5s of the South African police.
During the Apartheid riots, Captain Andre Stander (Thomas Jane) asks for a shotgun and is given a Armscor M30R8. A policeman during the siege on the Stander gang hideout also has an Armscor M30R6.
Armscor M30R8 - 12 gauge.
The police armorer (Andre Stolz
) gives Capt. Stander an Armscor M30R8.
Capt. Stander stands among the other riot cops with his Armscor shotgun.
Capt. Stander reluctantly shoots the young rioter who runs at him.
Capt. Stander fires his M30R8.
The policeman outside the Stander gang hideout pumps his shotgun.
Some of the other riot policemen carry Remington 870 shotguns. Several Remington 870s are also seen in the gun shop robbed by the Stander gang, and the second Ft. Lauderdale policeman who stops Stander has an 870, which Stander (Thomas Jane) grabs and chambers.
Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
Remington 870 Police Magnum with Black Synthetic Furniture - 12 Gauge
A policeman with a Remington 870 with wooden buttstock and synthetic hand guard stands next to another policeman holding a Mossberg 500 with extended magazine and sling with spare shellholder.
The policeman with his Remington 870.
Another riot policeman aims his Remington 870.
A lineup of Remington 870s in the gun shop.
Allan Heyl (David O'Hara
) moves the Remington 870 between getaway cars.
Stander with one of the Ft. Lauderdale policemen's shotguns.
Milkor "Stopper" 37/38mm Gas Grenade Launcher
One of the riot policemen fires a tear gas cartridge from a Milkor Stopper grenade launcher.
A tear gas cartridge is fired into the rioters.
The "Stopper", produced by the South-African company MILKOR (then part of the ARMSCOR conglomerate), and not to be confused with the model that bears the same name manufactured nowadays by the same company, was an ubiquitous 37mm/38mm launcher used by the South African Police for riot control from the 1970s on.