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|The Ultimate Weapon
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The Ultimate Weapon is a 1998 Canadian action movie directed by Jon Cassar. Ben 'Hardball' Cutter (Hulk Hogan), a seasoned mercenary, is hired for a mission against gunrunners. Together with Vince Dean (Carl Marotte), a son of Cutter's late friend, he successfully completes the mission but finds out that he is double-crossed, and his employers are members of a terrorist group who want the guns for themselves. Angered, Cutter destroys the weapon depot. Then the terrorists under the command of McBride (Daniel Pilon) start the hunt for Cutter and his family.
The following weapons were used in the film The Ultimate Weapon:
Rock Island Armory M1911 Match
Cutter's (Hulk Hogan) personal handgun is an M1911-style pistol with long slide and target sights. A possible guess is a Rock Island Armory M1911 Match pistol with 6" barrel.
Rock Island M1911 PRO Match Ultra 6" - .45
Cutter holds a suppressed pistol during the attack on gunrunners base.
Cutter appears in Mary Kate's house with pistol in hand.
The grip is seen when McBride's henchman disarms Cutter.
Cutter holds Roarke as hostage. Note classic 1911-style slide serration and ring hammer spur.
Vince Dean's (Carl Marotte) personal handgun is an M1911-style pistol, fitted with barrel weight and target sights. In the climactic scene he gives it to Lorrie (Lynne Adams) who in turn passes the pistol to Mary Kate (Cynthia Preston). The gun appears to be customized Strayer M1911 version.
Dean holds his pistol during the training.
Dean fires a suppressed pistol.
Dean enters Mary Kate's house with pistol in hands.
Dean in shootout with Ryan.
The pistol is seen from another side.
Mary Kate holds the pistol.
Glock 17 pistols are widely used by McBride's henchmen, including Roarke (Michael D'Amico) and Ryan (David Nerman). Dylan McBride (Daniel Pilon) himself also uses a Glock in several scenes. 'Top' Drummond (Vlasta Vrana) hides a Glock in cigars box.
1st Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
"Colonel" Roarke's men hold Glocks.
Roarke holds a Glock at the background.
'Top' Drummond's pistol in the box.
Drummond draws the pistol. The scene takes place in a dark bunker so the pistol isn's seen clear.
"Bar Boy" (Ed Leslie
) aims a Glock at Cutter during the confrontation in the strip-bar.
Ryan fires a pair of Glocks from a car.
A closer view of Ryan's Glock.
A pair of Glocks and three magazines in the basement of McBride's villa.
McBride's henchman fires at Cutter. A spent brass is seen in midair.
Cutter (Hulk Hogan
) fires a Glock, taken from incapacitated Ryan.
McBride's henchman holds a Glock during the climactic shootout.
McBride fires a Glock during the climactic shootout.
McBride takes Mary Kate as hostage in the final scene.
Taurus PT92 pistols are seen in hands of 'Top' Drummond (Vlasta Vrana) and several minor characters.
Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
An officer of unknown army holds a Beretta in Cutter's flashback scene.
A close view of the same scene. The pistol lacks slide-mounted safety so it's a Taurus rather than a Beretta.
'Top' Drummond holds a Taurus in a standoff with Cutter.
A police officer holds a Beretta-style pistol, possibly with a stainless finish.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose
In one scene a girl who was a friend to Mary Kate draws a Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose revolver when Cutter visits her.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose (left side) - .357 Magnum.
The girl appears with a revolver in hands.
But they find a peaceful solution of the problem.
Several gunrunners are armed with Mini Uzi SMGs. An Uzi is also seen in hands of "Colonel" Roarke's man.
A man at the left holds an Mini Uzi.
Another man cocks his SMG.
Roarke's man at the right holds an Mini Uzi.
One of Roarke's men is armed with an Intratec TEC-9, fitted with barrel extention.
The man in center holds a TEC-9 and an M72 LAW
The man at the left holds a TEC-9.
Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW
An Heckler & Koch MP5K-PDW is seen among the weapons in the gun depot. In the scene in McBride's villa two of the bodyguards are armed with MP5Ks.
MP5K with the PDW-style folding stock attached, commonly used in films to emulate the PDW - 9x19mm. The real MP5K-PDW, illustrated below, is distinctive in having the longer barrel and the newer trigger group.
Cutter finds an MP5K-PDW.
McBride's bodyguard aims his gun.
Maverick Model 88
Maverick Model 88 shotguns are used by gunrunners and McBride's bodyguards.
Mossberg Maverick 88, the "Persuader" copy - 12 gauge
Gunrunners use Maverick Model 88 shotguns during the shootout with Cutter and Dean.
Cutter picks up a pair of shotguns.
McBride's bodyguard holds a Maverick Model 88.
Several of McBride's henchmen carry sawed-off pump action shotguns. Remington 870 seems to be a good guess.
Remington 870 with sawed off barrel and stock - 12 gauge
A henchman fires a sawed-off shotgun.
Another henchman with a sawed-off shotgun.
Rifles and Assault Rifles
Both Cutter (Hulk Hogan) and Dean (Carl Marotte) carry stainless steel Ruger Mini-14 rifles with folding stocks during the attack on gunrunners base. In the same scene several of the bad guys use standard Mini-14s.
Stainless steel Ruger Mini-14F with folding stock and 30-round magazine. - .223 Remington
Dean carries a Mini-14 on sling.
Dean loads his rifle with jungle-taped magazine.
A close view of Dean's rifle.
Blued Ruger Mini-14 Standard Model Semiautomatic Rifle (Pre-2005) with 30 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
A gunrunner fires a standard Mini-14.
He is shot and drops the gun.
Unidentified sniper rifle
During the climactic shootout Vince Dean (Carl Marotte) uses a bolt action sniper rifle.
Dean assembles the rifle.
He appears from the window with the rifle in hand.
The buttstock is seen when Dean springs from the rooftop.
One more view of the rifle.
M16/SP1 assault rifles are used by soldiers that pursue Cutter in the flashback scene. Numerous M16s are seen during the attack on the gunrunners base. Some are fitted with A2 handguards.
M16 aka SP1 (flat "slab side receiver") with an A1 "birdcage" flash hider, used to resemble the M16A1 during the 1970s and 1980s. This version has a 30 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
M16 aka SP1 (flat "slab side receiver") with A2 style handguards used to impersonate the M16A2 - 5.56x45mm
A soldier fires his M16 in the flashback scene.
One of the men at the right carries an M16 on sling.
A man with M16 patrols the vicinity of the weapon depot.
Cutter holds an M16 with grenade launcher.
A gunrunner in shootout with Cutter and Dean.
"Colonel" Roarke's men examine M16s.
An M60 is seen on the base of gunrunners.
M60 machine gun with bipod extended - 7.62x51mm NATO
Another view of the machine gun.
Cobray 37mm Launcher
Duirng the attack on the gunrunners base one of the bad guys carries an M16A1 with Cobray 37mm Launcher. Cutter (Hulk Hogan) disarms him and uses the weapon himself.
Updated Model CM203 mounted onto the same M16A1 as before - 37mm flare
The gunrunner holds an M16 with Cobray grenade launcher.
Cutter holds an M16 with grenade launcher.
A close view of the launcher.
After the shot Cutter opens the launcher... and ejects the unshot round.
Manurhin MR35 Punch
Cutter (Hulk Hogan) uses a grenade launcher to destroy the weapon depot. It is fed with a five-round strip that moves across the barrel from right to left, like old Harmonica guns or more modern experimental T148E1 grenade launcher. The launcher appears to be French less-than-lethal riot gun Manurhin MR35 Punch.
Manurhin MR35 Punch - 35mm rubber
Cutter takes the grenade launcher. The buttstock is seen.
Another same looking launcher is seen on a box.
Cutter fires from a helicopter.
Unidentfied hand grenade
During the attack on gunrunners base Cutter (Hulk Hogan) and Dean (Carl Marotte) carry hand grenades. Due to the bright aluminium cases, they appear to be some non-military devices. The grenades aren't used in action.
Cutter carries a pair of grenades.
M72 LAW rocket launchers are seen among the weapons in the depot.
Another Roarke's man examines a LAW.