||Morgan Creek Productions|
A Band Apart
||Warner Bros. Pictures
True Romance is a 1993 romantic crime film that stars Christian Slater as Clarence and Patricia Arquette as Alabama, two young newlyweds who decide to travel to Los Angeles to sell off a suitcase full of cocaine that they took off Alabama's drug-dealing pimp. In their journey, they are pursued by both the mob and law enforcement. The film was directed by Tony Scott from a screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, the very first that he sold to Hollywood. The cast includes Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Brad Pitt, Samuel L. Jackson, James Gandolfini, and Christopher Walken.
The following weapons were used in the film True Romance:
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
Smith & Wesson Model 66 Snub
Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) uses a snub-nose Smith & Wesson Model 66 in the first half of the film. This revolver manages to fire 7 shots when Clarence shoots it out with Drexl.
Smith & Wesson Model 66 Snub with 2.5" barrel & Pachmayr Grips - .357 Magnum
Clarence draws his Smith & Wesson revolver on Drexl.
Great closeup of the Model 66 as Clarence continues to fire the revolver.
Clarence bursts into the hotel room where Alabama had just been assaulted.
Smith & Wesson Model 625
Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) packs a Smith & Wesson Model 625 revolver throughout the second half of the film, after taking it from Virgil (James Gandolfini). He uses it to intimidate Elliot (Bronson Pinchot). In the uncensored Director's Cut of the film, Alabama (Patricia Arquette) also uses it during the final shootout, after she thinks Clarence is dead.
Smith & Wesson Model 625 - .45 ACP. This is the screen used Smith & Wesson Model 625 revolver. Being a massive N-frame .45 ACP revolver, it makes all the actor's hands look small.
Virgil draws his Model 625, but Alabama sprays him with a make-shift flamethrower made from a hair spray bottle and lighter.
Clarence checks his revolver just before entering the hotel.
The revolver is put to Elliot's cheek.
Clarence pulls his revolver out on Elliot to make sure he hasn't cheated them.
Clarence places his revolver on the sink in Lee's bathroom.
Alabama fires the revolver in the Director's Cut.
Smith & Wesson Model 36
A bright nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36 is briefly seen as one of the many guns packed into the bags of the Mafioso gunmen.
Nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
A mobster picks up several shotgun shells and a revolver.
Smith & Wesson Model 649
Det. Wurlitzer (Michael Beach) during the final standoff pulls out his Smith & Wesson Model 649 backup revolver, firing it akimbo with his Beretta.
Smith & Wesson Model 649 with wood grips - .38 Special
Wurlitzer fires his Beretta with a S&W Bodyguard.
Wurlitzer with his Bodyguard and Beretta in a standoff with Luca.
Beretta 92FS Inox
Frankie (Frank Adonis), another of the Mafioso, carries a Beretta 92FS Inox, which he holds to the head of Clifford Worley (Dennis Hopper) and later a woman he holds hostage in the hotel.
Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
Clifford enters his trailer only to have an Inox placed on his head.
Frankie holds his Beretta while watching his boss (Christopher Walken
) interrogate Clifford.
Closeup of a Beretta 92FS Inox being loaded before the final standoff.
Frankie holds a woman hostage in the hotel after the final shootout.
Most of the police officers in the film, including Det. Nicky Dimes (Chris Penn), carry Beretta 92FS pistols, as were issued to the LAPD at the time. The Italian gunman, Luca (Paul Ben-Victor), also draws his own Beretta during the final standoff.
The LAPD officers including Det. Wurlitzer (Michael Beach
) draw their Berettas.
A plainclothes officer with his Beretta.
On the right, Det. Wurlitzer (Michael Beach
) fires his Beretta along with a S&W Bodyguard.
Luca (Paul Ben-Victor
) draws his Beretta after Dimes tells him to drop his shotgun.
Heckler & Koch P7M13
Italian mob boss Vincenzo Coccotti (Christopher Walken) uses a Heckler & Koch P7M13 after questioning Clifford Worley (Dennis Hopper) about his son's whereabouts.
H&K P7M13 - 9x19mm. This is the screen used gun carried by Christopher Walken
in the film.
Don Vincenzo with the pistol.
Closeup of the H&K P7M13 being fired. The M13 is visible on the slide.
IMI Desert Eagle Mark VII
A Sicilian mobster is briefly seen with a Desert Eagle Mark VII in the weapon-assembling scene before the final shootout.
Desert Eagle Mark VII - .357 Magnum
A Desert Eagle and extra magazines sit on the mobster's table.
Ithaca 37 "Stakeout"
Drug dealer and pimp Drexl Spivey (Gary Oldman) uses an Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" to kill the drug dealers he stole from.
Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" blued finish with wooden forearm. The one in the movie has a synthetic forearm - 12 gauge
Drexl prepares to shoot the first of two thugs.
Remington 870 (sawed-off)
The Sicilian hitman Virgil (James Gandolfini) carries a Remington 870 sawed-off shotgun when he confronts Alabama while waiting for Clarence to return. Alabama (Patricia Arquette), after grabbing it from him, kills him by shooting him and beating him with it. Luca (Paul Ben-Victor) also carries a sawed-off Remington 870 as the mobsters question Floyd (Brad Pitt) about Clarence, Alabama, and Dick, and during the final shootout.
Sawn-off Remington 870 shotgun with pistol grip - 12 Gauge
Virgil smiles with his Remington in his lap.
Virgil, in the mirror, watches over Alabama.
Alabama in a beaten and crazed state shoots Virgil several times.
The Remington sits on a bed with ammunition being packed away.
Quite a few shotguns sit on the bed as the mobsters pack.
Remington 870 with sawed off barrel and stock - 12 Gauge
Luca holds his shotgun on Floyd.
Luca hides in the hotel room with his shotgun.
Mossberg 500 Cruiser
Marvin (Kevin Corrigan), one of the Mafiosos', uses a Mossberg 500 Cruiser in the final standoff.
Mossberg 500 Cruiser - 12 Gauge
Marvin aims his Mossberg at Monty.
Heckler & Koch MP5K
Lee's guard Monty (Patrick John Hurley) carries and fires a Heckler & Koch MP5K submachine gun during the final shootout.
Heckler & Koch MP5K - 9x19mm
Boris, with his Uzi, and Monty, with his MP5K, watch over Clarence, Alabama, and Dick.
Monty holds his MP5K up at the police bursting into the room.
Lee's guard Boris (Eric Allan Kramer) carries and fires an Uzi during the final shootout.
Boris holds his Uzi on Clarence, Alabama, and Dick as Clarence puts his revolver away.
Boris, brandishing an Uzi, confronts the police with the assistance of Monty's MP5K.
Close up of the Uzi firing.