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The Fighter (Le Battant)

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The Fighter (Le Battant)
Le Battant Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Alain Delon
Robin Davis
Release Date 1983
Language French
Studio Adel Productions
T. Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Jacques Darnay Alain Delon
Gino Ruggieri François Périer
Commissair Rouxel Pierre Mondy
Nathalie Anne Parillaud
Clarisse Marie-Christine Descouard
Sylviane Chabry Andréa Ferréol
Gerard Sauvat Gérard Hérold
Pierre Mignot Michel Beaune

The Fighter (original title Le Battant (literally The Flying); also released as Ice) is a 1983 French crime movie directed by Alain Delon and Robin Davis. Delon also appears as the main character, a criminal Jacques Darnay who is hunted by both police and rival criminals.


The following weapons were used in the film The Fighter (Le Battant):


Colt Python

A Colt Python with 4" barrel is used by Jacques Darnay (Alain Delon) in several scenes.

Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
Jacques Darnay loads the revolver.
The muzzle is seen.
Darnay's revolver on the table.
Darnay aims his Colt Python and the snub nose revolver at two Sauvat's henchmen.
A close view of the Python.
Darnay readies to fire.
Sauvat's henchman holds Darnay's revolver.

Unidentified snub nose revolver

A stainless steel or nickel plated snub nose revolver is carried by one of Sauvat's henchmen. Jacques Darnay (Alain Delon) disarms him and uses this revolver himself.

The revolver is tucked at the belt of the younger henchman.
Darnay aims his Colt Python and the snub nose revolver.
The snub nose revolver is seen at the right together with the Colt Python and the M1911.
The revolver is tucked at Darnay's belt.


Browning Hi-Power

A Browning Hi-Power "Type 73" is used by Jacques Darnay (Alain Delon) in several scenes.

Browning Hi-Power "Type 73" - 9x19mm. These Hi-Powers feature elongated bushings different from Hi-Powers Made before 1973 and after the MK II Series.
Hi-Power is seen in a box together with two magazines and a box of cartridges.
Jacques Darnay holds Hi-Power.
Darnay with his Hi-Power.
Darnay threatens Samatan (Richard Anconina), one of Sauvat's henchmen.


An M1911A1 is carried by Gerard Sauvat (Gérard Hérold).

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
A close view of Sauvat's pistol in the opening scene.
Sauvat hands his pistol to a henchman.
Sauvat aims his pistol at Jacques Darnay.


A pistol that appears to be an original M1911 is taken by Jacques Darnay (Alain Delon) from one of Sauvat's henchmen.

Original Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
Jacques Darnay takes an M1911 (seen blurry) from the elder henchman, holding him at gunpoint with his Colt Python.
Darnay examines the pistol.
He aims it at Pradier (Jean-François Garreaud), another Sauvat's henchman.
A close view of the muzzle.

Beretta M1951

In the final scene Gino Ruggieri (François Périer) carries a Beretta M1951.

Beretta M951 - 9x19mm
Gino Ruggieri holds Jacques Darnay (Alain Delon) at gunpoint.
Another view of Ruggieri's pistol.
Jacques Darnay grabs Ruggieri's pistol.

Submachine Guns


Several MAT-49s are briefly seen in police station.

MAT-49 Submachine Gun with magazine well/pistol grip folded into the upright position - 9x19mm
MAT-49s with folded magazines are seen on the wall at the background.

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