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The Gunman

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The Gunman
theatrical poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Pierre Morel
Release Date 2015
Language English
Studio StudioCanal
Silver Pictures
Distributor Open Road Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Terrier Sean Penn
Annie Jasmine Trinca
Felix Javier Bardem
Stanley Ray Winstone
Terrance Cox Mark Rylance
Barnes Idris Elba
Reiniger Peter Franzén
Reed Billy Billingham

The Gunman Is a 2015 action movie starring Sean Penn, Mark Rylance, Idris Elba, and Ray Winstone.

The following weapons were used in the film The Gunman:


Glock 18C

Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) arms himself with a 2nd generation Glock 18C which is part of a supply drop in a safe hotel where he stays in Barcelona. He is seen using both regular and extended magazines, and makes use of semi-automatic and automatic fire.

Glock 18 with extended magazine - 9x19mm
Jim unwraps the disassembled Glock.
He also unwraps an assortment of standard and extended magazines and boxes of ammunition, as well as a framelock knife, all used throughout the film.
Jim loads a magazine with 9mm rounds.
Jim works the slide on his newly assembled Glock.
Jim sights up the Glock.
Jim exchanges a standard magazine for an extended one.
Jim searches a wine cellar with his Glock at the ready. The fire selector and 2nd generation frame are clearly visible in this shot.
Jim does a brass check.
Jim gestures with his gun, giving us a better view of the compensator cuts.
Jim aims the Glock. The compensator cuts that differentiate the Glock 18C from the standard Glock 18 are visible here.
Jim fires his Glock on full auto, eyes closed.
Again Jim fires his Glock with his eyes closed.
Jim attempts to load an extended magazine during a fight but is promptly disarmed.
Jim aims the Glock during the climax.

Glock 26

A fourth generation Glock 26 is used by Cox (Mark Rylance) at the end of the film.

Glock 26 (4th Generation) - 9x19mm
Cox searches for Jim, wielding the Glock 26.
Another angle of the same scene.
When Cox's Glock is knocked from his hand, we see an excellent close-up. Note 'GLOCK 26 Gen4' on the slide.

Unknown Glock

A full-size Glock is seen a few times during the film; in the holsters of Reed (Billy Bingingham) and other operatives at the beginning, holstered and wielded by several operatives during action scenes, including being holstered on Reiniger (Peter Franzén), and also briefly in the hands of Cox (Mark Rylance) in what appears to be a continuity error. It is unclear what caliber or model the pistols are.

Glock 17 for reference - 9x19mm
An operative with a third-generation Glock in the aquarium.
Cox holds a full-size Glock; this is a continuity error.

Beretta Px4 Storm

A Beretta Px4 Storm is the sidearm used primarily by Reiniger (Peter Franzén), briefly unsuppressed at the aquarium, and then with a suppressor for the remainder of the film. One is also seen in the hands of Stanley (Ray Winstone).

Beretta Px4 Storm - 9x19mm
Stanley sleeping with a Px4 Storm close at hand.
Reiniger searches for Jim at the aquarium, wielding the Beretta Px4 Storm.
Beretta Px4 Storm with silencer - 9x19mm.
Reiniger threads a suppressor on his Beretta.
Reiniger searching for Jim with the suppressed Beretta.
Another angle of the same scene.
Reiniger struggles to move the slide of his Beretta after it is hit by gunfire.
Reiniger uses his Px4 Storm as a melee weapon alongside a knife.

Heckler & Koch USP

Heckler & Koch USPs are seen in the hands of several operatives. During the confrontation at the bullfighting ring near the end of the film, some operatives use suppressors on their USPs. Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) uses one that he takes from an operative.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
An operative aims a USP at the aquarium.
Another operative searches for Jim with a suppressed USP at the bullfighting ring.
The same operative aims his USP.
Jim aiming a suppressed USP.
Jim firing the suppressed USP.

Heckler & Koch USP Custom Sport

One operative is briefly seen with what appears to be the USP Custom Sport in Barcelona.

Heckler & Koch USP Custom Sport - .45 ACP
An operative with what appears to be a USP Custom Sport.
The operative with the USP. Note the target sights, and slightly longer barrel/frame (compare with image of USP9 above) that denote the .45 chambering.

Submachine Guns

Brügger & Thomet APC9

The Brügger & Thomet APC9 is used by Jim Terrier (Sean Penn), relieved from an operative during the firefight at the country estate.

Brügger & Thomet APC9 - 9x19mm
An operative is seen with the APC9 in a shot from the trailer.
The same operative, sans ball cap, entering a room with his APC9. There appears to be no rear sight mounted, which would make aiming rather difficult.
The operator's APC9 just before Jim takes it up.
Jim chambers a round.
Jim with the APC9.
Jim engaging two operators with the APC9.

KRISS Vector

Some operatives, including Reiniger (Peter Franzén), are seen armed with the KRISS Vector.

TDI / KRISS USA Gen I Vector SBR - .45 ACP
Two operators with KRISS Vectors advance on the country estate.
Reiniger clears a room, wielding the KRISS Vector.
An operative firing the KRISS Vector.
Reiniger does a mag change.
Reiniger with the KRISS Vector.
An operative with the KRISS Vector.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

The Heckler & Koch MP5A3 is seen briefly at the end of the film, in the hands of INTERPOL agents.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 - 9x19mm
INTERPOL agents at the bullfighting ring carry MP5A3s.
An INTERPOL officer with an MP5A3 at the hospital.


Mossberg 500

What appears to be a Mossberg 500 with a high-capacity magazine tube is seen used by a guard protecting the relief effort when Jim returns to the DRC. It is also seen in the hands of Eugene (Ade Oyefeso).

Mossberg 500 with high-capacity magazine tube - 12 Gauge
The guard chambers his Mossberg upon the arrival of several hostile 'indigs'.
The guard is gunned down.
Eugene holds the Mossberg after saving Jim's life.

Rifles & Carbines


Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) and his fellow team members Reed (Billy Bingingham) and Bryson (Daniel Adegboyega) are seen armed with the M4A1 Carbine at the beginning of the film. Other operatives, including Cox (Mark Rylance) can also be seen with the M4A1 in the background.

Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
Jim with the M4A1 slung at the beginning of the film. The operative behind him also carries an M4A1.
Reed with the M4A1, with what appears to be an Aimpoint M4S mounted.
Bryson chambers his M4A1, seen through Jim's cellphone camera.


An 'indig' sent to kill Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) is armed with an FN SCAR-L rifle. Jim turns the rifle against its owner and then gives it to Eugene (Ade Oyefeso). An operative is briefly seen with a SCAR-L later on in the film, during the firefight at the country estate.

FN SCAR-L STD; the one seen in the film has the shorter CQC barrel - 5.56x45mm NATO
An 'indig' wields the FN SCAR.
Over-the-shoulder view as the indig searches for 'the white man.'
Jim assaults the 'indig'; note that the SCAR seen in this shot is a rubber prop.
Again the rubber prop SCAR can be seen bending as Jim fights the 'indig' for control of the weapon.
Jim fighting for control of the SCAR. Note this is a real weapon; the front sight has been 'adjusted' in the struggle.
Closeup on the receiver of the FN SCAR.
Jim kills the 'indig' with his own weapon. Here the SCAR's action is made to cycle electronically and a CGI muzzle flash is added to give quite a realistic appearance that the weapon has really been fired.
Jim takes up the FN SCAR.
Jim checks to ensure the area is clear.
Eugene holding the FN SCAR as Jim leaves.
An operative takes up a position at the estate with an FN SCAR. Interestingly, this actor wears the same costume as the marksman seen earlier in this scene, who has what appears to be a SCAR-L slung on his back, and who disappears entirely from the film after firing several shots from his DSR-1. This would suggest that it is the same operator, although it is clearly not the same actor.
The operative taking aim at Jim.

PGM Hecate II

Jim is seen using a PGM Hecate II as his chosen sniper weapon during the assassination.

PGM Hecate II - .50 BMG
Jim unboxes the PGM Hecate II.
He examines a .50 BMG round.
Jim setting up the Hecate II.
The Hecate II in its mount.
An over-the-shoulder view as Jim aims.
View of the scope reticle.
Jim about to fire the Hecate II.
The trajectory of the shot as seen through the scope.

DSR Precision DSR-1

A marksman uses a DSR-Precision DSR-1 during the firefight at the country estate in Barcelona.

DSR-Precision DSR-1 - 7.62x51mm
The marksman changes position due to incoming gunfire. He is cradling the DSR-1, and if one looks closely, they can spot a Glock on his hip and a carbine slung on his back with stock folded, maybe an FN SCAR.
A view of the DSR-1's scope reticle.
The marksman moving to take up another position, carrying the DSR-1. The bullpup action and twin magazines are visible in this shot.
Another angle of the same scene, better detail on the stock and action.

AK Variant

A guard at the relief organization compound can be seen briefly with what appears to be an AK-pattern rifle with no magazine.

A guard in the background with an empty AK variant.

Grenades & Mines

M18A1 Claymore mine

Jim finds a Claymore mine set up at the safe hotel where he is staying.

M18A1 Claymore anti-personnel mine
Jim inspects the Claymore with a penlight. This is quite clearly a prop.

M84 stun grenade

Jim uses an M84 stun grenade taken from an operative during the firefight at the country estate.

M84 stun grenade
Jim removes the pin from an M84 stun grenade before tossing it.

MK3 offensive hand grenade

Jim uses a pair of MK3 offensive hand grenades taken from an operative during the firefight at the country estate.

MK3A2 offensive hand grenade
Jim takes up two MK3 grenades in a pouch from an operative.
Jim throws an MK3 grenade during the firefight.
He leaves another one in his car when he flees the estate to deter pursuers.

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