Borderline is a 1980 drama which stars Charles Bronson as United States Border Patrol / Patrol Agent In Charge Jeb Maynard, who is in pursuit of a murderous illegal alien smuggler (Ed Harris).The movie was filmed in the Fall of 1979 along the U.S.- Mexican Border in California and received the full cooperation of the United States Border Patrol and the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service. It is considered to be one of the more accurate portrayals of border patrol duty at the time it was produced; with the exception of Agent Maynard's (Charles Bronson) undercover trip into Mexico.
The following weapons were used in the film Borderline:
Smith & Wesson Model 28
The main sidearm carried by members of the US Border Patrol is the Smith & Wesson Model 28 Highway Patrolman revolver. The revolver is seen carried by Agent in Charge Jeb Maynard (Charles Bronson).
A Border Patrol agent is briefly seen with an Ithaca 37 right before a raid.
Bolt Action Rifles
Several bolt action rifles are seen on a table in the Border Patrol office.