Unforgiven is the 1992 classic Western directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the film as William Munny, a former gunslinger who is recruited to hunt down the men who were involved in the mutilation of a prostitute. He then has to face the reputation of his past as he clashes with the sheriff of the town (Gene Hackman). The film, which also co-stars Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris, would receive Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Hackman) and Best Director. A Japanese language remake starring Ken Watanabe was released in 2013.
The following weapons were used in the film Unforgiven:
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Colt 1860 Army
At the beginning of the film when Quick Mike (David Mucci) cuts up Delilah Fitzgerald (Anna Levine), Skinny Dubois (Anthony James) holds a Colt 1860 Army to his head in order to stop his assault.
Colt 1860 Army - .44 Caliber.
Skinny (Anthony James
) holds his Colt 1860 Army to Quick Mike's head.
Clyde Ledbetter (Ron White) uses a Remington 1875 to threaten English Bob (Richard Harris).
Remington 1875 - .45 Long Colt.
Clyde Ledbetter (Ron White
) with his Remington 1875.
Clyde points his Remington 1875 at English Bob.
Clyde cocks the hammer on his Remington 1875 when Beauchamp reaches in his bag.
Single Action Army
Several characters in the film are seen using Single Action Army revolvers, including Sheriff Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman) and English Bob (Richard Harris). In one of the more notable scenes, Little Bill gives Bob's biographer, W.W. Beauchamp (Saul Rubinek), a loaded Peacemaker and claims all he has to do is shoot him and he can bust Bob out of jail. Both afraid and inexperienced, Beauchamp decides to give the gun to Bob instead. Bob declines, which proves to be a smart choice because Bill had the gun loaded with the next chamber empty.
Colt Single Action Army 5 1/2" barrel Artillery model - .45 Long Colt.
Colt Single Action Army 7 1/2" barrel Cavalry model - .45 Long Colt.
English Bob (Richard Harris
) drops the empty shells out of his nickel plated Artillery SAA after shooting pheasants in mid-flight.
Dep. Andy notices Bob's SAA in his holster, despite the fact that Bob said he was unarmed.
Little Bill (Gene Hackman
) gives Bob back his SAA, the barrel bent beyond use.
Clyde Ledbetter points his Cavalry SAA at Will in the bar.
Fatty with a Cavalry SAA.
Fatty cocks the hammer on his SAA.
One of the men with Davey with a nickel plated Cavalry SAA.
Fatty rushes outside with a Cavalry SAA in hand as The Kid shoots Quick Mike.
Little Bill tries to shoot Will with his SAA but misses when Will ducks. Note blank flame.
Clyde tries to fire his SAA at Will before being shot.
The wounded Bill tries to ready his SAA before Will stops him.
Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3
The Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett) carries a Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3 throughout the film. After he kills Quick Mike (David Mucci), he gives the gun to Will, claiming he doesn't want to kill anyone else. Will then uses it when he takes on all the deputies in the whorehouse at the film's end.
Smith & Wesson Schofield - .45 Schofield.
The Kid shows off his Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3 revolver to Will.
The Kid points his Schofield at Ned when he says he's poor sighted.
Close up on The Kid's Schofield. Notice that it isn't cocked.
The Kid sneaks over to the outhouse Quick Mike is using.
The Kid kills Quick Mike in the outhouse.
The Kid gives Will his Schofield.
Will shoots Clyde with the Schofield. Note how the flash comes out of both the muzzle and the cylinder gap.
Will shoots Dep. Andy with the Schofield.
Will holds his Schofield on Beauchamp.
Starr 1858 Army
William Munny (Clint Eastwood
) takes out a Starr 1858 Army
percussion revolver from its case where it had been stored away for many years when joining The Kid on his manhunt. He tries to shoot a can on a wooden post for target practice, only to find that his aim was lost with his age.
Starr 1858 Army - .44 Caliber.
Will takes his Starr 1858 Army out from storage.
Will fires his Starr 1858 at a can. Here he shows the unique self-cocking trigger and uses it the proper way when target shooting. Slow and steady. A quick trigger pull leads to a missed shot.
Close up on Will's Starr 1858.
Will becomes shocked to learn he's lost his ability to shoot.
Bill takes Will's Starr 1858 out after he orders him to surrender his firearm.
English Bob (Richard Harris) keeps a Webley Bulldog in a shoulder holster as a backup gun for self defense. Little Bill (Gene Hackman) describes the pistol as a ".32" and forces Bob to surrender it before beating him for talking about the Queen on Independence Day.
Webley Bulldog - .32 caliber.
Little Bill takes a Webley Bulldog from English Bob.
Spencer 1860 Saddle Ring Carbine
Ned Logan (Morgan Freeman) uses a Spencer 1860 Carbine as his weapon in the film, and claims he has and still can shoot a flying bird in the eye. He later gives it to William Munny (Clint Eastwood) to shoot one of the outlaws when he can't. When confronting Sheriff Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman), Will grabs the rifle and uses it in the bar shootout.
Spencer 1860 Carbine - .56-56 RF.
Ned keeps his Spencer 1860 Carbine hung on his door-frame.
Ned aims down his Spencer rifle.
Will takes Ned's rifle to shoot at Davey Bunting (Rob Campbell).
Will fires the Spencer rifle at Davey.
Will gives Ned back his Spencer rifle when Ned decides to go home.
Little Bill examines Ned's Spencer rifle after his men capture him on his way home.
After dispatching everyone in the whorehouse, Will takes the Spencer rifle and pulls the magazine tube out of the butt to reload.
"Deserve's got nothin' to do with it."
Will finishes off Little Bill with the Spencer rifle.
As Will walks out of the whorehouse, he shoots Clyde, the last man still alive. This looks like a full powered blank so the actor must have been wearing some type of protective clothing.
Will warns the people outside that if they shoot, he'll kill everyone they love and then them.
Winchester 1866 "Yellow Boy" (mocked up as Henry 1860)
Dep. Andy Russell (Jeremy Ratchford) is seen using a Winchester 1866 "Yellow Boy" with the forend removed to resemble a Henry 1860 rifle to point at English Bob (Richard Harris) when he first enters the town and does not surrender his firearms.
Winchester 1866 "Yellow Boy" - .44 RF.
Dep. Andy works the lever on his mocked up Winchester 1866 Yellow Boy. Note how in the gun case, a regular '66 rifle is seen.
Andy with his mock Yellow Boy.
Andy furthest right points his mock Yellow Boy at English Bob.
Andy points his mock Yellow Boy at English Bob. Note the lack of a spring follower and the slit it follows in the magazine tube. Also note the lack of a break open barrel. These are signs revealing the gun is not a Henry.
Andy chambers his mock Yellow Boy when Beauchamp reaches in his bag.
Note the loading gate, another feature not on a genuine Henry.
It is not a mocked up Yellowboy, it is a Winchester Transition model.
The 1866 Winchester Transition Model is made by Uberti for Taylors Firearms. This rifle is also used in the movie Silverado. In Siverado, Danny Glover erroneously refers to his rifle as a Henry while Glover's father in the movie actually uses a 1860 Henry (also sold by Taylors) with engraved receiver.
Despite how anachronistic it is (since the film takes place in 1881), several deputies are seen armed with Winchester 1892 rifle. The Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett) is also seen with a '92 rifle and uses it to shoot at Will and Ned before they reveal who they are. Due to his poor eyesight, the kid fires the gun all over the place and Ned asks to check the rifle to see if it is bent.
Winchester 1892 - .44-40 WCF.
The Kid fires his '92 rifle at Will and Ned.
The Kid squints his eyes, unable to see out in the field.
"Get your damn hands off my rifle mister."
When Ned tries to inspect The Kid's rifle, he puts his hand on his Schofield.
J. Stevens & Company 1878
Charley Hecker (John Pyper-Ferguson) uses a J. Stevens & Company 1878 shotgun throughout the film.
J. Stevens & Company 1878 - 12 Gauge.
Hecker prepares his shotgun.
Hecker points his shotgun at English Bob.
Hecker points his shotgun at Bob.
Hecker readies his shotgun as he walks up to Will in the bar.
Hecker points his shotgun at Will.
At the end of the film, Hecker is seen aiming his shotgun at Will as he leaves the bar, too afraid to shoot at him.
W. Richards 10 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
William Munny uses a 10 Gauge Double Barreled shotgun with most of the finish worn off as his long arm in the film. He most notably uses it at the end to shoot Skinny Dubois (Anthony James) in his saloon for displaying Ned's dead body outside. He attempts to shoot Little Bill with the gun, but it misfires, likely from getting wet in the rain, so he throws it at Bill, giving him enough time to draw his Schofield.
W. Richards - 10 Gauge. This was the actual shotgun used on the film.
After Will realizes he can't shoot with a pistol anymore, he takes out his 10 Gauge shotgun and blows the can off the wooden post.
Ned's wife Sally Two Trees (Cherrilene Cardinal
) notices that Will has his 10 Gauge wrapped in his bedroll.
Will fires his 10 Gauge at Fatty.
The Kid covers Will with the shotgun as he gets on his horse.
The Kid fires the shotgun.
As Little Bill and his men discuss hunting down Will, as he walks into the bar with his shotgun in hand.
"Who's the fellow owns this shithole?"
After Skinny reveals himself to be the owner of the saloon, Will shoots him with no hesitation. He is inaccurately launched off his feet, although not as ridiculously as with some other films.
Will cocks the hammer on the shotgun's second barrel after he shoots Skinny.
"Well, sir, you are a cowardly son of a bitch! You just shot an unarmed man!"
"Well, he should have armed himself if he's going to decorate his saloon with my friend."