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Bukit Kepong

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Bukit Kepong
Bukit Kepong (1982).JPG
Original Poster
Country MAL.jpg Malaysia
Directed by Jins Shamsudin
Release Date 1982
Language Malay
Studio Jins Shamsuddin Productions
Distributor KRU Studios (HD Versions)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sgt. Jamil Mohd Shah Jins Shamsuddin
L/Cpl Jidin Omar A. Rahim
PC Othman Yusof Hussein Abu Hassan
PC Jaafar Hassan Yusof Haslam

Bukit Kepong HD (2015)

Bukit Kepong is a 1982 Malaysian war film based on the true story of the Bukit Kepong tragedy. The film chronicles the lives of Bukit Kepong police officers in their fight against Malayan Communist Party guerrillas after they stormed the police station before dawn during the Malayan Emergency 1948-1960. Jins Shamsuddin starred in the film as Bukit Kepong police sergeant, Jamil Mohd Shah. In August 27, 2015, this movie was re-released with in high-definition.

The following weapons were used in the film Bukit Kepong:



The M1911 is seen used by a MCP communist leader. In real life, the leader who led the raid was Muhammad Indera or widely known as Mat Indera, who leads 180 guerrillas to launch an assault on the police station during the Bukit Kepong incident.

Screen used M1911 pistol (Hero Gun) carried and used by Sam Elliott as Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley - .45 ACP
The Malay communist leader aiming his M1911 at the officer's wife, threatening Sgt. Jamil Mohd Shah to lay down his weapon and surrender.
The Malay communist leader holds an M1911 when the police refused to surrender.

Enfield No. 2 Mk I*

The Enfield No. 2 Mk I* is the service revolver seen carried by every Federation of Malaya Police chief during the Malayan Emergency. In the film, the Enfield No. 2 Mk I* is used by Sergeant Jamil Mohd Shah (Jins Shamsuddin) as his sidearm as well as used by the Bukit Kepong village chief. The Enfield No.2 Mk I* was also seen in the hands of an MCP lieutenant to execute their own comrades after they betrayed the cause.

Enfield No. 2 Mk I* - .38 S&W
The MCP lieutenant fires his Enfield No.2 Mk I* at one of the traitors before he shoot the next.
Sgt. Jamil draw his Enfield No.2 Mk I* while moving to rescue his wounded officer.
Sgt. Jamil trying to fires his Enfield No.2 Mk I* at the MCP forces before he gets shot.
Bukit Kepong village chief firing No.2 Mk I* at communist forces in the final battle.


BTS footage shows Jins Shamsuddin with a holstered Enfield No. 2 Mk I* on the left.


Single Barrel Shotgun

The Single Barreled Shotgun are used by MCP guerrillas, villagers and auxiliary police officers.

Harrington & Richardson Topper Shotgun - 12 gauge. This is a common single barreled breach loading top break shotgun.
One of the MCP guerrillas fires his Single Barrel Shotgun at the Police Jungle Squad.
An auxiliary police officer put his shotgun when he hearing an alarm from the next village.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk II

The Sten Mk II submachine guns used by the Police Jungle Squad and by MCP guerrillas.

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
One of the Jungle Squad officer is seen hold his Sten Mk II submachine gun during the briefing.
One of the MCP guerillas is seen hold his Sten Mk II.

Sten Mk V

The Sten Mk V is the standard submachine guns for Federation of Malaya Police and Police Jungle Squad troops in the film, most featured have the forward pistol grip removed. Also, it has been used by MCP forces. In the film, the Sten is used by Bukit Kepong police chief Sergeant Jamil Mohd Shah (Jins Shamsuddin) and Police Constable Jaafar Hassan (Yusof Haslam) as they try to defend the station by communist forces.

Sten Mk V - 9x19mm without vertical grip.
The team leader of the Jungle Squad holding his Sten Mk V after captures the MCP camp.
PC Jaafar Hassan (Yusof Haslam) take out his Sten's magazine after realizing he ran out of ammo.
The MCP guerrilla fires at PC Jaafar with his Sten Mk V.
Sgt Jamil wih his Sten Mk V provide cover during the station assault.
Sgt Jamil (Jins Shamsuddin) fires his Sten Mk V submachine gun at the MCP guerrilla.

Rifles / Carbines

Lee-Enfield No 1 Mk 3*

The Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk 3* is seen being carried by the MCP, auxiliary police officers, villagers and Police Jungle Squad.

Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British.
An auxiliary police offices and villager open fire with No.1 Mk 3*s at communist guerillas after the attack on a village house.
The MCP guerrillas with No.1 Mk 3* rifles prepare to execute traitors.
The MCP guerrilla on the right with slung No.1 Mk 3.
The Jungle Squad with the No.1 Mk 3 during a raid at the communist camp.

Lee-Enfield No 4 Mk 1*

The Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk 1* is the standard service rifle seen carried by the majority of Federation of Malaya Police officers. The No.4 Mk 1* rifle was also seen in the hands of the MCP guerrillas and the Police Jungle Squad.

Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk 1 - .303 British
Sgt. Jamil firing his Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk 1* rifle from the boat during an ambush in prologue.
Bukit Kepong police officers with No.4 Mk 1* rifles taking their positions after their station is under attack by MCP forces.
Bukit Kepong police officer fires his No.4 Mk 1 rifle at MCP guerrillas.
Officers from the Police Jungle Squad advance with a variety of weapons including the No.4 Mk 1.
Two MCP guerrillas takes aim with No.4 Mk 1* rifles during an execution ceremony.
The MCP guerrilla has a slung No.4 Mk 1 rifle.
The MCP guerrilla holds the No.4 Mk 1 when he loots a shop.

M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine is also seen used by MCP guerrillas and Police Jungle Squad in the film.

M1 Carbine (Post-War) - .30 Carbine.
The Police Jungle Squad troops on the left are seen carrying the M1A1 Carbine - .30 carbine.
MCP guerrilla is also seen using an M1 Carbine when he threatens the shop owner.
MCP guerrilla fires his M1 Carbine at the Bukit Kepong police station.

M1A1 'Paratrooper' Carbine

The M1A1 Paratrooper Carbine is used by MCP guerrillas and by the Police Jungle Squad in the film.

M1A1 Carbine with original L style rear sights, and side-folding stock, often referred to as the 'Paratrooper' carbine - .30 Carbine.
The Police Jungle Squad commando on the right runs across with an M1A1 'Paratrooper' Carbine.
The PJS commando firing an M1A1 'Paratrooper' Carbine when they captures the communist camp.
The MCP guerrilla fires an M1A1 'Paratrooper' Carbine during a raid at the Bukit Kepong police station.

Light Machine Guns

Bren Mk I

The Bren Mk I light machine guns are also used by the Federation of Malaya Police, MCP guerrillas and the Police Jungle Squad. After ammo ran out, one of the police officers dismantled the Bren by throwing away the magazine, barrel and firing pin to prevent its use by MCP forces.

Bren Mk I light machine gun - .303 British
Marine Police Constable firing Bren Mk I from the boat during communist ambush in prologue.
The Police Jungle Squad machinegunner fires his Bren Mk I at the communist position during a raid.
A MCP guerrilla fires his Bren Mk I light machine gun at the Bukit Kepong Police Station.
Sgt. Jamil fires his Bren Mk I light machine guns at communist forces to provide cover fire for his fellow officers.


No. 36M Mk.I Mills Bomb

The No. 36M Mk.I Mills Bomb is used by the MCP and Police Jungle Squad troops in the film. In a desperate attempt to overwhelm the stubborn defense, the MCP uses it to flush out the defenders.

No. 36M Mk.I "Mills Bomb" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
A MCP guerrilla carries the Mills Bomb hand grenade on his belt along with his slung No.1 Mk 3.
One officer of the Police Jungle Squad ready to throwing his Mills Bomb high explosive hand grenade at the communist positions.
One MCP guerrilla throwing the Mills Bomb hand grenade at the police patrol boat.
A Mills Bomb hand grenade dropped into the boat before exploded.

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