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Desperate Measures

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Desperate Measures (1998)

Desperate Measures is a 1998 American action thriller film directed by Barbet Schroeder.

The following weapons were used in the film Desperate Measures:


Beretta 92SB-C

The Beretta 92SB-C is used by SFPD Detective Frank Conner (Andy Garcia) as his sidearm throughout the film.

Beretta 92SB-C - 9x19mm
SFPD Detective Frank Conner (Andy Garcia) holds his Beretta 92SB-C as he searches for escaped Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton).

Beretta 92FS

The Beretta 92FS is used by several characters including Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton).

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton) holds his captured Beretta 92FS while being a patient.

Glock 17

When Peter McCabe takes the prison warden hostage, he arms himself with a second generation Glock 17.

2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm. This model added finger stepping and cuts to the backstrap of the frame to make it easier to hold than the 1st Generation model.
McCabe fires his captured Glock 17 at a SWAT officer in the vent.
While on the drawbridge, McCabe holds the Glock 17 during a standoff with Conner.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

SFPD SWAT officers carry Heckler & Koch MP5A3s equipped with Surefire dedicated forend weaponlights as they search for McCabe in the hospital.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight - 9x19mm
Three SFPD SWAT officers carry Heckler & Koch MP5A3s equipped with Surefire dedicated forend weaponlights.


Colt AR-15A2 Government Carbine

The Colt AR-15A2 Government Carbine is used by an SFPD sniper (Tim Kelleher) to try to shoot McCabe on the drawbridge.

Colt AR-15A2 Government Carbine with 20-round magazine - 5.56x45mm
An SFPD sniper (Tim Kelleher) holds his AR-15A2 Carbine while on the helicopter. Notice carrying-handle-mounted ACOG sight.

Ruger AC556 Carbine

McCabe attempts to detonate a gas tank with a stainless steel Ruger AC556 Carbine.

Stainless steel Ruger AC556 Carbine with full stock - 5.56x45mm
The barrel of the Ruger AC556 Carbine.
McCabe aims a Ruger AC556 Carbine.


When McCabe is on the bridge's roof, an SFPD SWAT sniper tries to use the M24 sniper rifle to take him out.

M24A2 sniper rifle - 7.62x51mm NATO
An SFPD SWAT sniper aims his M24 sniper rifle.


Remington 870

McCabe is seen using a Remington 870 shotgun while taking over the prison wing of the hospital.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge

McCabe holds a Remington 870 shotgun.

Benelli M3 Super 90

The Benelli M3 Super 90 shotgun is briefly seen carried by an SFPD SWAT officer in the search for McCabe.

Benelli M3 Super 90 with pistol grip stock combination - 12 Gauge
An SFPD SWAT officer on the left holds his Benelli M3 Super 90 shotgun.

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