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Madsen M50

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The Madsen submachine gun was produced beginning in 1950 by the Danish company Dansk Industri Syndikat of Copenhagen, Denmark. It fires from the open bolt position and was manufactured with a folding stock.

The Madsen M50 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:

Madsen M50


Manufactured 1950 – 1980s

  • Type: Submachine Gun
  • Caliber: 9x19mm
  • Weight: 6.9 lbs (3.15 kg)
  • Length: 31.3 in (79.5 cm)
  • Barrel length: 7.8 in (20 cm)
  • Capacity: 32 round box magazine
  • Fire Mode: Full-Auto

Madsen M50 - 9x19mm
Madsen M50 with barrel shroud - 9x19mm


Title Actor Character Note Date
Face of the Frog The Frog 1959
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse Zeev Berlinsky Gulliver 1962
The Silencers Dean Martin Matt Helm 1966
The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Russians 1966
Ice Station Zebra Alf Kjellin Col. Ostrovsky 1968
The Split Jim Brown McClain 1968
Ernest Borgnine Bert Clinger
Warren Oates Marty Gough
Jack Klugman Harry Kifka
Donald Sutherland Dave Negli
James Whitmore Herb Sutro
Machine Gun McCain Gangsters 1969
Che! Omar Sharif Che Guevara 1969
The Wrecking Crew Dean Martin Matt Helm 1969
Contini´s men
The Sandpit Generals Kent Lane Bullet 1971
Diamonds are Forever Jill St. John Tiffany Case 1971
Beneath the Planet of the Apes Ape soldiers modified in futuristic shell 1971
James Gregory General Ursus
The Omega Man Seen in Neville's Armory 1971
The Godfather Tom Rosqui Corleone torpedo Rocco Lampone 1972
All the Way Boys (...Più forte ragazzi!) Bud Spencer Salud 1972
Mr. Ears' henchmen; bank robber
Battle for the Planet of the Apes Roddy McDowall Caesar 1973
Austin Stoker MacDonald
Black Caesar Fred Williamson Gibbs 1973
The Man from Acapulco (Le Magnifique) Jean-Paul Belmondo Bob Saint-Clair 1973
Jacqueline Bisset Tatiana
Jean Lefebvre The electrician
Karpof's frogmen, Mexican soldiers
Mafia Junction NYPD detectives 1973
The Doll Squad Sherri Vernon Cat 1973
Judith McConnell Elizabeth White
Tura Satana Lavelle Sumara
Francine York Sabrina Kincaid
The Godfather Part II Corleone hitmen 1974
99 and 44/100% Dead Richard Harris Harry Crown 1974
The Killer Elite Hank Hamilton Hank 1975
Raid on Entebbe Terrorist 1976
Black Sunday Marthe Keller Dahlia Iyad 1977
Twilight's Last Gleaming Burt Lancaster General Dell 1977
Paul Winfield Willis Powell
Burt Young Augie Garvas
William Smith Hoxey
The Wild Geese Mercenaries 1978
Cuba Cuban guerillas Seen in documentary footage 1979
The Octagon Janette Jiliano The female terrorist With barrel shroud 1980
An Eye for an Eye Several gangsters 1981
Never Say Never Again Revolutionaries 1983
The Ruffian The robber in green shirt 1983
Missing in Action Vietnamese police 1984
The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (La vengeance du serpent à plumes) Rodolfo De Souza Pako 1984
Coluche Loulou Dupin
Wheels of Fire Laura Banks Stinger 1985
Scourge's Men
Popeye Doyle Nicholas Kadi The Weasel seen in arsenal 1986
Crying Freeman seen in arsenal 1995
My Mother, the Spy Vasquez´s bodyguard 2000
Old Men in New Cars Danish police SWAT M50 and M53 2002
Black Dynamite Lee Whitaker Donut Man 2009
Richard Edson Dino
X-Men: First Class Henchmen 2011


Show Title Actor Character Note / Episode Air Date
McHale's Navy Tim Conway Ensign Charles Parker "Voltafiore Fish-Fry" (S4E8), "A Wine Cellar is Not a Home" (S4E9), "La Dolce 73" (S4E20) 1965, 1966
Ernest Borgnine Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale "La Dolce 73" (S4E20) 1966
Garrison's Gorillas Ron Harper Lt. Craig Garrison "Banker's Hours" (S1E04) 1967
Brendon Boone Chief "Banker's Hours" (S1E04) 1967
Mission: Impossible Peter Lupus Willy Armitage "The Bank" (S02E04) 1967
Greg Morris Barney Collier "The Slave: Part 1" (S02E05), built in camera 1967
Peter Lupus Willy Armitage "Operation 'Heart'" (S02E07) 1967
Peter Lupus Willy Armitage "The Spy" (S02E16) 1967
George Sperdakos Lt. Dreis "The Spy" (S02E16) 1967
guards 1967-1968
Mission: Impossible Charlie Picerni Guard "The Elixir" (S3E07) 1967
John Vernon Col. Strom "The Exchange" (S3E12) 1967
Martin Landau Rollin Hand "Nicole" (S3E22) 1968
Star Trek Roman security "Bread and Circuses" (S02E25) 1968
Hawaii Five-0 (1968) 1968-1980
Medicopter 117 - Jedes Leben zählt - Season 2 bandit seventh episode 1999

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notes Release Date
Grand Theft Auto IV suppressor Unusable 2008


Title Character Note Date
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Prison guards S5E3, "Meet the Gangster Behind the Wall"; S5E4, "Joining the Gang" 2018

INA Model 953

INA Model 953 (Left - .45 ACP
INA Model 953 (Right - .45 ACP

The INA Model 953 is a modified M50 manufactured in Brazil.


Title Actor Character Note Date
Lucio Flavio Death squad cop 1977
I Killed Lúcio Flávio (Eu Matei Lúcio Flávio) Gangsters, police Stock removed 1979
City of God Gangsters 2002
Carandiru Robber, Brazilian cops 2003
Elite Squad Brazilian cops 2007

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