Italian Job, The (2003)

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The Italian Job
The Italian Job-Poster-2003.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Release Date 2003
Language English
Studio Paramount Pictures
Distributor Paramount Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Charlie Croker Mark Wahlberg
Stella Bridger Charlize Theron
Steve Frazelli Edward Norton
John Bridger Donald Sutherland
Handsome Rob Jason Statham
Lyle Seth Green
Gilligan "Left Ear" Mos Def
Wrench Franky G
Mashkov Olek Krupa


The Italian Job is a 2003 remake of the 1969 heist film of the same name that starred Michael Caine. Directed by F. Gary Gray, the 2003 remake stars Mark Wahlberg as Charlie Croker, a master thief who looks to recover the gold that was taken from his crew after the double-cross. The film co-stars Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Mos Def, and Donald Sutherland.


The following weapons were used in the film The Italian Job:

Contents


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Handguns

Beretta 92FS

The Beretta 92FS is used by Steve's (Edward Norton) henchmen during the double-cross at the Austrian border.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
One of Steve's henchmen after emptying his Beretta 92FS at the van driven by Handsome Rob (Jason Statham).

Desert Eagle

One of the guards pursuing the crew in Venice aims a blued Desert Eagle in .357 Magnum at Handsome Rob (Jason Statham). His boat crashes before he has a chance to shoot.

Desert Eagle - .357 Magnum
A guard aims his blued Desert Eagle.

EAA Witness

Steve Frazelli (Edward Norton) aims a EAA Witness at the head of Handsome Rob (Jason Statham).

EAA Witness - 9x19mm
Steve Frazelli (Edward Norton) aims his EAA Witness at Handsome Rob (Jason Statham).
Another angle of the EAA Witness.
Steve pulls his EAA Witness.

Glock 17

Both of the motorcycle guards fire what appear to be Glock 17 pistols at the white Mini Cooper driven by Handsome Rob (Jason Statham) in the storm drain.

2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
A motorcycle guard fires his Glock 17.
A motorcycle guard pulls his Glock 17.

Heckler & Koch USP

Steve Frazelli (Edward Norton) uses a Heckler & Koch USP pistol to threaten Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg), but is stopped in time.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
Steve aims his Heckler & Koch USP at Charlie.
An angle of the back of Steve's Heckler & Koch USP.
A side shot of Steve's Heckler & Koch USP as Steve surrenders.

Rifles

AKS-47

Steve fires an AKS-47 at the submerged crew van until he sees John Bridger's (Donald Sutherland) body float to the surface.

AKS-47 - 7.62x39mm
Steve with the AKS-47.
Steve cocks the AKS-47.
Steve fires the AKS-47.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch UMP

A Heckler & Koch UMP is briefly seen carried by one of Mashkov's (Olek Krupa) henchmen.

Heckler & Koch UMP - .45 ACP
A Heckler & Koch UMP is carried by one of Mashkov's henchmen.

Kimel AP-9

One of Mashkov's (Olek Krupa) henchmen holds a Kimel AP-9 on Steve. This AP-9 has the sleeve for the telescoping stock, indicating it is the full-auto version of the gun.

Kimel AP-9 - 9x19mm
A henchman (Gregory Scott Cummins) wields a Kimel AP-9. The gun is very recognizable by its receiver and angled magazine well.
A henchman holds his Kimel AP-9 on Steve.
Another angle of the Kimel AP-9. The tube on the side of the receiver for the telescoping stock is very clear in this shot.

Others

M203 Grenade Launcher standalone

What appears to be a standalone M203 Grenade Launcher is used by Handsome Rob (Jason Statham) to fire a smoke grenade into the cabin of the armored truck after it has blasted down into the subway.

Schematic of the early model of the standalone version of the M203PI which differs from current production models by having a sliding stock and ventilated sighting rib, and lacking a MIL-STD-1913 rail.
Handsome Rob (Jason Statham) fires an M203 Grenade Launcher in the subway.

Trivia

Gold Bars

  • The most common trading size of gold bars is the LGDB London Good Delivery Bars, the standard slender brick used by banks. These gold bars appear a little larger than the standard LGBD size. The standard size is 400 troy ounces, or 27.4 pounds a bar. A full sized gold brick (the same as a construction brick in dimensions) weighs 62.25 pounds, however no institution trades their gold in that fashion. They all use the 'smaller' and easier to lift bricks. Like all films dealing with gold, it is physically impossible for these persons to handle these 30+ pound pieces of metal so easily and their vehicles (underwater sled, truck, Mini Coopers) could not possibly hold the heavy tonnage of that much gold. Call it a "suspension of disbelief".....
Our robbers move tons of gold via motorized underwater sleds. This many bars would weigh more than a large truck.
A hand was left in the shot for scale, but they seem a little larger than the LGBD. Of course they are plated prop bars, but in reality, if the bars were 15% larger than an LGBD, then each bar is over 30 pounds each. To put it in perspective, each small bar weighs more than a full sized M60 machine gun.



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