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Water (1985)

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Movie Poster
Country UKD.jpg United Kingdom
Directed by Dick Clement
Release Date January 11, 1985
Language English
Distributor Douglas Slocombe
Main Cast
Character Actor
Baxter Thwaites Michael Caine
Pamela Weintraub Valerie Perrine
Dolores Thwaites Brenda Vaccaro
Sir Malcolm Leveridge Leonard Rossiter
Delgado Fitzhugh Billy Connolly

Water is a 1985 British comedy movie directed by Dick Clement. Baxter Thwaites, British governor on the dreamy Caribbean island of Cascara, lives a peaceful life until one day the finest mineral water gushes from an old oil rig. Suddenly, all the world, including Americans, Cubans and French, has gone to the island. Disturbed in its tranquility sensitive, Thwaites develops a plan that gives the island independence.

The following weapons were used in the film Water (1985):


Webley MK VI

The Cascara police force is armed with Webley MK VI revolvers.

Webley Mk IV - .455 Webley
A Police officer fires his Webley at the two rebels.

Browning Hi-Power

Pamela Weintraub (Valerie Perrine) is briefly seen with a Browning Hi-Power pistol during the capture of the Spenco oil platform.

Browning Hi-Power FN P-35 - 9x19mm.
Pamela aims her pistol at Rob Waring's (Dennis Dugan) men.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk. II

Garfield Cooper (Chris Tummings) uses a Sten Mk. II during the raid on Jay Jay's (Jimmie Walker) radio station.

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
Garfield holds the Sten.
He holds it on Jay Jay.
The Police officer takes the Sten.

Sterling L2A3

British SAS paratroopers including Major Charlesworth (Alan Shearman) are armed with Sterling SMGs.

Sterling L2A3 (Mk.4) - 9x19mm
Charlesworth:"Major "Mad Dog" Hollister, isn't it? Sandy "Take No Prisoners" Charlesworth, SAS."
Hollister:"We'll have to move these civilians. Can't see the target for the limbo dancers."
Charlesworth:"Those are innocent bystanders."
Hollister:"There's no such thing. They're all hand in glove with the gooks".
Charlesworth:"We are not in Vietnam now, Major. Those chaps carry British passports. If any of them have to die, it will be by a British bullet".

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

The Heckler & Koch MP5A3 is used by Kessler's (Paul Heiney) mercenary squad supported by the French.

1980s type MP5 wth neoprene hand-guard and straight magazine.
Kessler's squad with unloaded MP5s.
Kessler with his MP5A3 while Pierre (Alfred Molina) reading the menu.
A mercenary holds the submachine gun.
Kessler:"The water is destroyed, my mission is accomplished. If you have any need of an army, here is my card.".


Adler-Jäger AP-80

The two Cubans (Stefan Kalipha and Alan Igbon) support the Cascara rebels with Adler-Jäger AP-80 rifles.

Adler-Jäger AP-80 - .22 LR
The Cubans and Delgado with their AP-80s.
Baxter carries one over his back.
Delgado Fitzhugh (Billy Connolly) holds an AP-80.
Baxter holds his AP-80 on Ken Warden (Charles Thomas Murphy).


Delgado is later seen with an AK-47.

Poly Technologies AK-47 - 7.62x39mm
Delgado with his AK-47.


Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division are armed with M16 rifles.

XM16E1 Rifle with 20-round magazine - 5.56x45mm
U.S. soldiers hold their M16.

Norinco Type 56

Baxter and Garfield are seen with Norinco Type 56 assault rifles.

Type 56 assault rifle aka M22, early milled receiver model without under-folding ("pig sticker") bayonet - 7.62x39mm
Baxter and Garfield hold their Norincos.

Sterling Armalite AR-180

Major Hollister (Bill Bailey) and two U.S. soldiers are seen with Sterling Armalite AR-180 rifles.

Sterling Armalite AR-180 - 5.56x45mm
Major Hollister (middle) and the two soldiers hold the AR-180.
Another view of Major Hollister's AR-180.

Machine Guns

Browning M1919A4

A Browning M1919A4 is seen mounted on an American jeep.

Browning M1919A4 on a pedestal mount - .30-06
The jeep on the right with the mounted Browning.


Franchi SPAS-12

One of Kessler's men carries a Franchi SPAS-12.

Franchi SPAS-12 with butt hook attached to stock - 12 gauge
The mercenary in the middle.



Naval cannon - 18th century
Water85 cannon1.jpg

Type 69 RPG

Type 69 RPGs are carried by the Cubans and Delgado.

Chinese Type 69 RPG - 40mm
The Cuban (Stefan Kalipha) holds the RPG.
The smoking RPG.
The RPG over Delgado's back.

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