Vigilante Force

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Vigilante Force
Vigilante Force Poster.jpg
Original Cinema Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by George Armitage
Release Date 1976
Studio Chateau Productions
Distributor United Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
Aaron Arnold Kris Kristofferson
Ben Arnold Jan-Michael Vincent
Linda Christopher Victoria Principal
Little Dee Bernadette Peters
Chief Harry Lee Judson Pratt


Vigilante Force is a 1976 action movie directed by George Armitage. A sleepy little town is assaulted by gangs of hoodlums. The local police is powerless, so town authorities decide to hire a Vietnam War veteran Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson) and a company of his buddies as a posse. Arnold establishes the law in the town, but this is his own law...

The following weapons are seen in the movie Vigilante Force:

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Handguns

Smith & Wesson Model 10

A Smith & Wesson Model 10 with custom grips is a personal weapon of Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson). Several police officers also carry Model 10 revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
A grip of Aaron Arnold's revolver is seen.
Aaron Arnold readies his revolver...
...and fires.
Ben Arnold (Jan-Michael Vincent) holds a police revolver in the opening scene.
A police officer at the background holds a revolver.

Colt Detective Special

Freddie Howe (Antony Carbone) and several of his henchmen carry Colt Detective Special revolvers.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special
Howe's man in a car holds a snub nose revolver.
Howe's man aims his revolver at Linda Christopher (Victoria Principal).
Freddie Howe fires his revolver in the final scene.

Single Action Army

In the opening scene Chief Harry Lee (Judson Pratt) carries a Single Action Army revolver, supposedly some modern copy.

Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel aka "Artillery" model with wooden grips (this is a Cimarron reproduction - and an actual movie gun) Note lack of 4th screw on revolver frame in front of cylinder. The Colts all have this.
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Various revolvers

Various revolvers are seen during the movie. They are not seen clear enough to be identified.

Chief Lee also carry another revolver than his SAA seen in the open scene. Its grip resembles Colt Trooper Mk III.
A hoodlum holds a nickel plated revolver with pearl grips in the opening scene.
Another hoodlum fires his revolver from the car.
A revolver is seen next to the body of police officer.
Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson), while working as a security guard, has a revolver in holster.
A revolver is seen at D.O. Viner (Shelly Novack) belt.
Viner's revolver is seen in holster.
Dave Laughlin (Don Pulford) holds a nickel plated or stainless steel revolver.
Another view at Laughlin's revolver.
A bank security guard holds a revolver.
Another bank security guard holds a revolver.
One of of Ben Arnold's comrades-in-arms holds a nickel plated or stainless steel revolver in the final scene.

Remington 1866 Derringer

During the brawl in the bar Mayor Bradford (Brad Dexter) holds a nickel plated derringer pistol with pearl grips. The exact model is hard to be identified but the general outlook resembles Remington 1866 Derringer.

Remington 1866 Derringer - .41 R.F. Caliber. Polished Steel with yellow pearl grips
A nickel plated derringer is seen in Mayor Bradford's hand.

Shotguns

High Standard Flite King

D.O. Viner (Shelly Novack) carries a High Standard Flite King shotgun in one scene.

High Standard Model K-1200 Riot Deluxe Model - 12 gauge
D.O. Viner holds his shotgun. He is also armed with a revolver in holster.
D.O. Viner with a High Standard Flite King, Brian Seldon (Carmen Argenziano) and Perry Beal (Charles Cyphers) with Ithaca 37 shotguns.
Another view at the same scene.
Viner, Seldon and Beal fire their shotguns.

Ithaca 37

Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson), Brian Seldon (Carmen Argenziano) and Perry Beal (Charles Cyphers) carry Ithaca 37 shotguns in one scene.

Ithaca Model 37 riot version - 12 Gauge
Aaron Arnold hits a suspect with his shotgun.
Aaron Arnold holds his shotgun.
D.O. Viner (Shelly Novack) with a High Standard Flite King, Brian Seldon and Perry Beal with Ithaca 37 shotguns.
Another view at the same scene.
Viner, Seldon and Beal fire their shotguns.

Double Barreled Shotgun

In the final scene several of Ben Arnold's comrades-in-arms are armed with double barreled shotguns.

A man holds a double barreled shotgun.
The same man fires his shotgun. He is also armed with a bolt action rifle.

Rifles

Winchester Model 70

In the final scene Ben Arnold (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Paul Sinton (Andrew Stevens) are armed with rifles that resemble Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 (stocks and sniper scopes are different).

Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 - .30-06
Ben Arnold holds his rifle.
Ben Arnold aims.
Paul Sinton holds his rifle. A spent cartridge is seen next to him.
Another view at Paul's rifle.
Ben with his rifle in the final scene.

Lever-action rifle

In the final scene several of Ben Arnold's comrades-in-arms are seen with lever-action rifles.
A man in green jacket holds a lever action rifle.
Due to the general outlook the rifle in hands of a man at the background can be identified as a Winchester Model 1873.
A girl with bolt action rifle and a man with lever action rifle.
A man holds two lever action rifles.

Various rifles

In the final scene several of Ben Arnold's comrades-in-arms carry various rifles, that are seen too unclear to be identified.

Old Shakey Malone (John Steadman) (in the green jacket) holds a rifle.
Another view at Malone's rifle.
Here Malone's rifle is seen better. It looks like a pump action weapon, maybe a Remington Model 760.
A girl holds a bolt action rifle. Next to her a man in green jacket holds a lever action rifle.
Another view at the same scene.
A man with a rifle in ambush.
A man fires double barreled shotgun. He is also armed with a bolt action rifle.
A girl with bolt action rifle and a man with lever action rifle.

Musket

Members of shooting club "Green Mountain Boy" are seen with old-fashioned muskets.

Springfield Model 1842 - .69 cal smoothbore
A musket is seen in Bob Arnold's (Jan-Michael Vincent) car.
Bob Arnold repairs his musket.
"Green Mountain Boys" with muskets on the shooting range.

Assault Rifles

M16

Original M16s with 3-prong flash hiders are seen in hands of Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson), his henchmen and Freddie Howe's (Antony Carbone) gang.

The original M16, the first version, firing in a 20-round magazine. This has the original 3-prong flash hider - 5.56x45mm
Aaron Arnold fires his M16 at shooting range.
Aaron Arnold fires his M16 in the final scene. He and his men wear bright red outfits for the Fourth of July carnival.
D.O. Viner (Shelly Novack) fires his M16 in the final scene.
Dave Laughlin (Don Pulford) holds his M16.
Another view at Aaron Arnold with M16.

Hand Grenades

Mk 2 hand grenade

A crate of hand grenades is found by Chief Harry Lee on Aaron Arnold's ranch. Only a blurry outlook of a grenade can be seen, but they can be guessed to be Mk 2s. Grenades are used by Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson) and his henchmen in the final scene, but only explosions can be seen.

Mk 2 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
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Chief Lee looks at grenades in amazement.

Other Weapons

M20A1/A1B1 "Super Bazooka"

In the final scene Aaron Arnold (Kris Kristofferson) uses a "Super Bazooka". It is called "M66 Antitank" in the movie.

M20A1 "Super Bazooka" - 3.5" Rocket
D.O. Viner (Shelly Novack) carries Super Bazooka and rockets.
Aaron Arnold holds the bazooka while D.O. Viner loads it.
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Aaron Arnold fires the bazooka.



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