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District B13

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District B13
Film poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Pierre Morel
Release Date 2004
Language French
Studio EuropaCorp
TF1 Films Production
Distributor Magnolia Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Capt. Damien Tomaso Cyril Raffaelli
Leïto David Belle
K2 Tony D'Amario
Lola Dany Verissimo
Taha Ben Mamoud Larbi "Bibi" Naceri
Carlos Montoya Marc Andréoni

District B13 (original title Banlieue 13) is a 2004 French action film directed by Pierre Morel. The film is set in a near future where a poor suburb of Paris known as District B13 has been walled off from the rest of the city. The plot revolves around an undercover police officer who has been assigned to locate a stolen bomb that has been hidden in the district. Known for its parkour scenes, the film would spawn a direct sequel: District 13: Ultimatum as well as Brick Mansions, a 2014 American remake that starred Paul Walker and original District B13 star David Belle.

The following weapons were used in the film District B13:


Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
One of Montoya's men aims his Beretta 92FS (note the pointed trigger guard and ambidextrous safety).

Beretta 92FS (Modified)

Seen during the fight in the gambling den, one of Montoya's men fires a full-auto pistol that strongly resembles the pistol used in Underworld: Evolution. Most likely a heavily modified Beretta 92FS with a custom extended front end and an extended magazine, though this is an educated guess based on general shape and usage in other movies.

The Beretta 92FS pistols used in the movie Underworld, and modified to fire on full auto with barrel weights attached and compensators added - 9x19mm
In a fight with Tomaso, one of Montoya's guards fires a Beretta in fully-automatic fire.
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Beretta 92FS Inox

Yoyo (Tarik Boucekhine) uses a Beretta 92FS Inox with an SGS compensator attached to the end.

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
Yoyo cleans his Beretta 92FS Inox.
Another shot showing the details of the compensator.

Glock 17

Samy (Lyès Salem) uses a Glock 17 along with a Taurus PT908.

Glock 17 (3rd generation) - 9x19mm
Samy dual-wields a Glock 17 and a Taurus PT908 (seen behind the M1911 in this shot).
Samy takes a fresh magazine.
He loads the new mag.

Glock 18

Captain Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) uses a pair of Glock 18s fitted with compensators and 33-round magazines to destroy Montoya's prized automobile.

Glock 18C - 9x19mm (3rd generation). This model has compensator cuts on the slide and barrel to reduce muzzle climb while firing
An officer gives the two Glock 18s to Captain Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli).
Tomaso fires the Glock 18s akimbo style, dumping both 33-round magazines into Montoya's prized car.

Glock 26

Police Captain Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) uses a Glock 26 subcompact pistol.

Glock 26 - 9x19mm
Damien Tomaso aims his Glock 26 at Montoya.
Tomaso holds the Glock at Montoya's throat.
Tomaso fires his Glock 26 out a door slot.
An officer drops two magazines to Tomaso. These are loaded with 9x19mm ammunition, which confirms that his pistol is indeed a Glock 26, and not a Glock 33 as it was previously assumed (since a French language article mentions Cyril Raffaelli using a .357 pistol, and the character never touches a revolver or a Desert Eagle).
From such a height, the magazines would have normally been damaged, yet Tomaso loads one (still seen with 9x19mm rounds) into his Glock 26 and it manages to function perfectly, while Samy loads the other into his Glock 17.

Heckler & Koch Mark 23

K2 (Tony D'Amario) uses a Heckler & Koch Mark 23, which is later taken by Lola (Dany Verissimo) and then by the police commissioner (Alain Rimoux).

Heckler & Koch Mark 23 - .45 ACP
K2 (Tony D'Amario) wields his Mk 23 pistol.
Lola (Dany Verissimo) holds K2's Mk 23 pistol at Taha's neck.
Lola angrily points the Mk 23 pistol at a smart mouthed gangster. She then removes her thong panties and makes him eat them at gunpoint, prompting her hostage (the Gangleader Taha) to quip "My kind of girl"...
The police commissioner (Alain Rimoux) aims both the Mk 23 and the Ruger KP94DC at Leito.
A closer view of the Mk 23 in the same scene.

Heckler & Koch USP

Early on, K2 pulls two handguns out of a shopping bag filled with Heckler & Koch USP pistols. Later, a USP is used by another of Taha's henchmen.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
The henchman fires his H&K USP.

IMI Desert Eagle

One of Montoya's guards is seen with a Desert Eagle.

Desert Eagle Mark XIX with brushed chrome finish - .50 AE
Montoya's guard reloads his Desert Eagle.

Jericho 941FB Compact

Taha (Bibi Naceri) uses a Jericho 941FB Compact with a custom port cut into the slide.

Jericho 941FB Compact - 9x19mm
A closeup of Taha's pistol.
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Kimel AP-9

One of K2's henchmen is seen with a Kimel AP-9.

AA Arms/Kimel Industries AP-9 Pistol - 9x19mm
The henchman runs with a Kimel AP-9 pistol.

M1911 variant

One of Montoya's men uses an M1911 variant.

The henchman fires the pistol.

Ruger KP94DC

Along with his Baby Eagle 9mm, Taha (Bibi Naceri) also keeps a Ruger KP94 handgun (a stainless steel model of the Ruger P94 fitted with a decocker) equipped with a small laser pointer right in front of the trigger guard as one of his personal pistols. It's later taken by Leito (David Belle) and then by the police commissioner (Alain Rimoux).

Ruger KP94DC - 9x19mm
Taha (Bibi Naceri) fires his Ruger KP94DC.
Leïto (David Belle) holds Taha hostage with the Ruger KP94DC.
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The police commissioner (Alain Rimoux) aims the KP94DC and the Mk 23 at Leïto.

SIG Pro SP 2022

Leïto (David Belle) takes a SIG Pro SP 2022 from the glove compartment of a police van.

SIG Pro SP 2022 - 9x19mm
Leïto (David Belle) points the SIG Pro at Tomaso.
Leïto with the pistol.

SIG-Sauer P220

Captain Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) grabs a pair of SIG pistols during a fight. The full size and large aperture of the barrel would indicate a big caliber like a .45 ACP, so the assumption is that they are P220s.

SIG-Sauer P220 - .45 ACP
Tomaso fires two SIG-Sauer P220 pistols.

Taurus PT92AFS

Used by the horrifying Carlos Montoya (Marc Andréoni), a Taurus PT92AFS, identifiable by the frame mounted safety/decocker. Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) later takes the pistol from him and uses it to pistol-whip him.

Taurus PT92AFS (Stainless) - 9x19mm
Carlos Montoya kills one of his men believed to be a mole with his chrome Taurus PT92AFS.
Tomaso holds Montoya's Taurus.

Taurus PT908

Samy (Lyès Salem) uses a Taurus PT908.

Taurus PT908 - 9x19mm
Samy attempts to force open a door, with a Taurus PT908 in his left hand and a Glock 17 in his right one.
Samy with the Taurus.


Smith & Wesson Model 629 Performance Center

K2 holds two handguns, one of them being a Smith & Wesson Model 629 Performance Center.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 "Performance Center" - .44 Magnum
Early on K2 has to decide which gun he wants to use. He opts for the Heckler & Koch Mark 23.

Taurus Raging Bull

A French gang leader uses a Taurus Raging Bull to threaten Captain Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) after he crashes the police van.

Taurus Raging Bull - .44 Magnum
A miscellaneous French gang leader (from one of the many factions) threatens Captain Tomaso with a Taurus Raging Bull.

Submachine Guns

Beretta M12

One of Taha's henchmen uses a Beretta M12 submachine gun.

Beretta M12 - 9x19mm
The man on the far left is holding a Beretta M12.

FN P90

Used by French Security Police at the barricades.

Fabrique Nationale P90 - 5.7x28mm
French Police keep a watchful eye holding their FN P90s.
A French Riot police officer with his FN P90.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 9x19mm with early "slimline" handguard - 9x19mm
One of Taha's men fires a Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with tri rails mounted, at the car commandeered by Leïto.

Heckler & Koch MP5K

Seen many times with Montoya's, K2's and Taha's henchmen.

Heckler & Koch MP5K - 9x19mm
One of Montoya's men fires a Heckler & Koch MP5K at Tomaso.
Another of Montoya's men fires the submachine gun.
One of Taha's men fires his MP5K.

IMI Micro Uzi

Micro Uzi - 9x19mm
Tomaso takes a Micro Uzi with folding stock and barrel extension from a dead bad guy and fires at one of Montoya's thugs.

IMI Mini Uzi

Mini Uzi - 9x19mm
Miscellaneous gang members in District B13 fire their Mini Uzis,
Mini Uzis are fired at the police van.

Ruger MP9

Ruger MP9 - 9x19mm
One of K2's henchmen holds a Ruger MP9 on the far right.

Sa vz. 61 Skorpion

Sa vz. 61 Skorpion - .32 ACP
Closeup shot of one of Montoya's men firing a Sa vz. 61 Skorpion at Tomaso.

Star Z84

One of Taha's henchmen holds a Star Z84 submachine gun.

1st model Spanish Star Z84 Submachine Gun - 9x19m
Taha's henchman on the far right holds a Spanish Star Z84.
As the camera tracks backwards, we see more of the top of the Star Z84.


Double Barreled Shotgun

Stoeger/IGA Coach imported side by side shotgun - 12 gauge
One of Taha's guards holds a double barreled shotgun.

Franchi SPAS-12

Franchi SPAS-12 - 12 gauge
In this same group shot, the third thug from the left has a Franchi SPAS-12 shotgun.

Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout

Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" Parkerized finish with Synthetic forearm - 12 gauge
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One of K2's henchmen chases down Leïto with an Ithaca Model 37 stakeout with 18" barrel on his back. Originally listed as a Mossberg, but the pistol grip upon closer inspection is the distinctive Ithaca Stakeout style. This type of firearm is ironically sold commercially as the "Homeland Security" Model 37.

Mossberg 500AT

The Mossberg 500AT is carried by two of Montoya's thugs.

Mossberg 500AT - 12 gauge
The two guards with their Mossbergs.
To the left, one of Montoya's guards reloads his Mossberg.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser

One of Leïto's guars, Tarik (Azad), is armed with a Mossberg 500 Cruiser. One of Montoya's men also attempts to use one.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser with plain barrel, no heat shield - 12 gauge
Tarik aims his Mossberg at K2.
Montoya's henchman emerges with the shotgun.
The henchman loads some shells.
A gang member in District B13 is also seen with a Mossberg, though it's unknown whether it's a full-sized one or a Cruiser variant.

Remington 870 Express

Two of K2's henchmen are armed with Remington 870 Express shotguns: one fitted with a nickel plated finish and a sawed off version fitted with a muzzle brake. One of Leito's guards has a sawn off version fitted with a taped foregrip and ribbed barrel.

Remington 870 Field Gun with raised barrel ribbing and 28" barrel - 12 gauge.
One of Leïto's guards holds a taped up Remington 870 Express that has a ribbed barrel. These types of barrels are not stock items with the 870 in riot configuration but can be purchased separately.
One of K2's thugs has a silver shotgun. Though one may think it's an 870 Marine Magnum, it is merely a Remington 870 Express "pimped out" with a nickel plated finish.

Remington 870 Remington 870 Police Magnum

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 gauge
One of Leïto's guards gets shot holding a Remington 870.

Rifles & Carbines


Some of Taha's henchmen use AIMR carbines.

AIMR - 7.62x39mm. The original Romanian designation for this rifle is the PM md. 90 cu țeavă scurtă (short barrelled).
A thug fires an AIMR.
One of Taha's men with an AIMR.

AR-15 Pistol/SMG

The henchman in the back has a chopped down short barreled AR-15/M16 full-auto pistol based on the Rocky Mountain Patriot AR Pistol design, however it does not have a flat top receiver like the American pistol, but maintains the carry handle of the M16A1 upper receiver.
The henchmen tries to break in the door with an AR-15 pistol.

Arsenal AR-SF

One of Taha's henchmen holds a AKS-74U style of weapon with a 5.56 waffle pattern magazine with an underfolding stock. It is most likely the Bulgarian Arsenal AR-SF since this SBR is available through mainstream channels of commerce in France. The rifle is available in 7.62x39mm and in 5.56x45mm NATO. The Bulgarian flash hider has been replaced with the classic Krinkov Flash hider/muzzle brake for the film.

Arsenal AR-SF - 5.56x45mm NATO
Taha's henchman holds a Bulgarian AR-SF short barreled assault rifle. This version replaced the Bulgarian flash hider with the classic Russian Krinkov Flash hider and the blonde Bulgarian wood furniture has been replaced with brown Krinkov style wood.
One of Taha's men fires an AR-SF.

Colt Model 733

Actually a "733 looking gun". Being a French film and the fact that French Armorers always do strange things with their guns, we see what looks like a Colt Model 733 short barreled assault rifle. However the barrel looks a little too long to be the 11" for the real 733 and too short to be the 14" for the 653, so it seems to be an intermediate length barrel (which means it's a custom barrel job from a real M16 carbine). It is seen briefly when Taha's men storm out of the building.

Colt Model 733 - 5.56x45mm
One of Taha's men holds an M16 variant that looks the closest to the Model 733 short assault rife.


The FAMAS F1 is used by the French National Police.

FAMAS F1 - 5.56x45mm NATO
French Police at a checkpoint into District B13 holding FAMAS F1 Rifles.
A policeman with his FAMAS F1.
French Police keep a steady eye on Leïto with their FAMAS F1 rifles.


FN FNC model - 5.56x45mm
Some of Taha's henchmen fire the FN FNC rifle.
Firing the FN FNC rifle in the men's restroom.

Heckler & Koch G36C

The SWAT (or French equivalent) commander (a cameo by armorer Christophe Maratier) is armed with a Heckler & Koch G36C.

Heckler & Koch G36C - 5.56x45mm
The G36C seen while the team is dragging a knocked out Montoya.
The pyrotechnics involved illuminate it nicely.

Heckler & Koch HK91

Besides their FAMAS assault rifles, the French National Police also use Heckler & Koch HK91 battle rifles fitted with wide "tropical" forearms.

Heckler & Koch HK91A2 with fixed stock - 7.62x51mm NATO
A policeman firing his HK91.

IMI Galil AR

A policeman carries a Galil AR at one of District B13's checkpoints.

IMI Galil AR - 5.56x45mm
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IMI Galil 7.62 ARM

Another policeman at the checkpoint is seen with a scoped Galil 7.62.

IMI Galil ARM - 7.62x51mm
The French National police are seen using Galil 7.62 ARM with black synthetic furniture.
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Seen in the gangs weapons warehouse.

M16A2 - 5.56x45mm
K2 escorts Lola towards the Boss's office, walking past a row of M16A2s leaning against the wall.

Ruger AC556-SS

Seen in the gang headquarters scene, a gang member wields a stainless Ruger AC556 with a shortened barrel in a black synthetic stock.

Ruger AC556 - 5.56x45mm
One of Taha's henchmen at the far right with his Ruger AC556.
The henchman (left side of frame) points the AC556 at Leïto.
The same henchman with the AC556 behind Lola.

Ruger Mini-14

Some of Taha's henchmen can be seen holding standard full sized Ruger Mini-14 rifles in factory configuration.

Ruger Mini-14 Rifle with factory 30-round magazine - 5.56x45mm
One of Taha's henchmen is holding a Ruger Mini-14 rifle.

SIG SG 540

SIG SG 540 with folding stock - 5.56x45mm
Another of Taha's henchmen holds a SIG SG 540.

SIG SG 551

Some of Taha's henchmen are armed with SIG SG 551 assault rifles. Some of them also have 40mm grenade launchers under their rifles as well.

Sig SG 551 - 5.56x45mm
One of Taha's henchmen fires his SIG SG 551 fitted with a red dot sight and a cheek pad on the buttstock and two magazines clamped together.
Another henchman at the top fires his SIG SG 551 with a SIG GL 5040 grenade launcher attached.

SIG SG 552

SIG SG 552 - 5.56x45mm
Some of Taha's henchmen with their SIG SG 552s.
We see another chopped down Remington 870 (with muzzle brake) and a SIG SG 552.

Steyr AUG

Used by Taha's guard to the elevator.

Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version - 5.56x45mm
A guard faces off with Lola, carrying standard length Steyr AUG with a black stock (and a dot sight mounted (sideways!!) to the barrel).

Steyr AUG w/ 14" barrel

Used by a henchmen.

Steyr AUG carbine with 16" Barrel - 5.56x45mm. Close Just by 2 inches
As the wave of henchmen storm out of the building, we can see one armed with a Steyr AUG with a shortened "para" barrel (outfitted with a black stock).

Type 56

One of Taha's Guards is armed with a Type 56.

Type 56 - 7.62x39mm
One of Taha's guards with a Type 56.
Taha's guard fires the Type 56.

Unknown Police Sniper Rifle

Since the only angle of this weapon is down the barrel it's hard to tell. It looks to be a .308 with a heavy barrel weight/muzzle brake mounted at the end. Possibly an FR F2.

A French Police Sniper aims his rifle (make and model undetermined).

Machine Guns


M240Bs are used at gangland checkpoints and are also mounted on pickup trucks during a chase through the city. Being Europe these are most likely FN MAGs outfitted to look like M240B Machine guns (which have features that were requested by the U.S. Military).

A European FN MAG outfitted to look like the US Military's M240B - 7.62x51mm
M240B Machine guns are seen at the entrance of a gang's headquarters checkpoint.
One of Taha's guards fires an M240B Machine gun.
Another one of Taha's guards mans an M240B Machine gun. M240Bs are also mounted on pickup trucks during a chase through the city.

Quad AAA Gun

Some sort of Quad Barreled Anti Aircraft Artillery gun is seen at the gang's headquarters.

Henchmen run to battle past a large stationary Quad barreled AAA gun emplacement.

Grenade Launchers

DefTech 37mm Launcher

A French police officer carries a Deftech 37mm Tear Gas Launcher with top folding stock.

Defense Technologies/Federal Laboratories launcher 37mm with folding stock
French police officer holds his Deftech 37mm launcher.
French police officer aims his Deftech 37mm launcher.

SIG GL 5040 grenade launcher

The standard 40mm Grenade Launchers for the SIG series of Assault rifle are the GL 5040 launchers, built by Swiss Arms. These are seen attached to SIG SG551s throughout the film.

SIG GL 5040 grenade launcher - 40mm
The man at the top of the screen has a SIG GL 5040 grenade launcher attached to his SIG 551 rifle.


Explosive charge

During the flashback to the van robbery, a child is seen placing an explosive charge on the door

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