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Gangsters is a 2002 French criminal movie directed by Olivier Marchal. Two undercover detectives, disguised as a criminal and a prostitute, investigate corruption in the police.
The following weapons were used in the film Gangsters:
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Smith & Wesson Model 629
Marc Jansen's (Gérald Laroche) holds a nickel plated revolver which seems to be a Smith & Wesson Model 629 with 3" barrel.
Jansen's revolver with open cylinder and adjustable sights.
Jansen threatens Franck Chaievski. The shape of the hammer and the firing pin on it are typical of aS&W revolver.
Various detectives and policemen including Eddy Dahan (François Levantal) carry Manurhin F1 revolvers. In the final scene Franck Chaievski (Richard Anconina) uses a revolver, taken from a policeman.
Manurhin F1 with three inch barrel - .357 Magnum
Marc Jansen's (Gérald Laroche
) nickel plated revolver is seen at the left.
Frank holds a Manurhin F1 in the final scene.
Eddy Dahan loads his revolver.
Smith & Wesson Model 637 Airweight
A stainless steel revolver is Marc Jansen's (Gérald Laroche) backup gun. It appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 637 Airweight.
Smith & Wesson Model 637 Airweight - .38 Special
Jansen draws his revolver in the final scene.
Various characters use Taurus PT92 pistols in several scenes. Sometimes Taurus pistols are replaces with Beretta 92FS pistols and vice versa.
Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
Frank examines the pistol. The lack of slide-mounted safety allows to identify it as a Taurus.
A minute later Petit Claude's pistol switches from Beretta to Taurus.
Beretta 92FS (or French manufactured PAMAS G1) pistols are also seen in some scenes. They switches to Taurus PT92s and vice versa.
The business end of Claude's pistol.
Beretta 92FS Inox
A Beretta 92FS Inox is a personal weapon of Det. Marc Jansen (Gérald Laroche). In the final scene Jansen's pistol is used by Franck Chaievski (Richard Anconina) and then by Nina Delgado (Anne Parillaud).
Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
A grip of Jansen's (at the left) pistol is seen.
Franck with the revolver and the pistol.
During the shootout in the night club Franck Chaievski's (Richard Anconina) Taurus PT92 switches to M1911A1 pistol.
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Det. Phillippe Muller aka "Deutch" (Jean-Jacques Le Vessier) carries a Glock 17. The masked gunner during the shootout in the night club carries a Glock as his backup gun.
2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm. This model added finger stepping and cuts to the backstrap of the frame to make it easier to hold than the Generation 1 model.
The masked gunner is armed with Micro Uzi
and Glock 17 pistol.
In the final scene Rocky (Francis Renaud) is armed with a two-tone SIG-Sauer P229.
Two Tone SIG-Sauer P229 - 9x19mm
Another view of Rocky's pistol.
Smith & Wesson 459 or 659
In a flashback scene Franck Chaievski (Richard Anconina) is armed with a nickel plated pistol with pearl grip. Supposedly the same pistol is later seen in Jansen's table. This is definitly an S&W model in 9mm caliber, most likely a very well polished Smith & Wesson 659 or a nickeled Smith & Wesson 459.
Smith & Wesson Model 459 - 9x19mm
Smith & Wesson 659, early model with rounded trigger guard and non-ambidextrous safety - 9x19mm
Frank aims his pistol at Petit Claude's henchman.
A pistol in a plastic bag is seen on Jansen's table.
A masked gunner (his identity reveals only in the final scene) fires a Micro Uzi during the shootout in the night club.
IMI Micro Uzi with 32 round magazine - 9x19mm
The masked gunner is armed with Micro Uzi and Glock 17
Mossberg 500 shotguns are seen in several scenes.
Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
A policeman aims his shotgun in the final scene.
Double Barreled Shotgun
During the shootout in night club the portier fires a sawn-off double barreled shotgun.
Not a weapon but still a relative device: a ballistic breacher.
A poster "Smith & Wesson Handguns" is seen on the wall of police precinct.