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Hell Comes to Frogtown

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Hell Comes to Frogtown
Hell Comes to Frogtown Poster.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Donald G. Jackson
R.J. Kizer
Release Date 1988
Studio New World Pictures
Distributor New World Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sam Hell Roddy Piper
Spangle Sandahl Bergman
Centinella Cec Verrell
Captain Devlin William Smith
Commander Toty Brian Frank
Bull Nicholas Worth
Arabella Kristi Somers
Looney Tunes Rory Calhoun

Hell Comes to Frogtown is a 1988 post-apocalyptic action movie directed by Donald G. Jackson and R.J. Kizer and starring Roddy Piper as Sam Hell. The story is set in post-nuclear America where most people are infertile. A nomadic traveller Sam Hell is a rare exception, so he is an object of interest of Medtech, the medical branch of the government where only women are in power. Together with Spangle (Sandahl Bergman), a medical expert, and Centinella (Cec Verrell), a fierce soldier, Sam is sent on mission to Frogtown, the dwelling of froglike mutants who have recently captured a group of fertile women. Sam have to release them and then make the work of breeding stock. At least the first part of the mission doesn't make him happy.

The following weapons were used in the film Hell Comes to Frogtown:


Desert Eagle Mark I

Captain Devlin (William Smith) carries a Desert Eagle Mark I. Later his pistol is used by Sam Hell (Roddy Piper).

IMI Desert Eagle Mark I - .357 Magnum. First model of Desert Eagle put into production. Note the "teardrop"-shaped safety, the most distinctive feature of the Mark I compared to later Eagle models.
Devlin aims his Desert Eagle.
A closeup of the pistol.
Sam finds Delvin's pistol and bloody Shin guntō sword.
Sam holds the pistol.
Sam fires at Commander Toty...
...until his pistol runs dry.

Colt 1851 Navy

A mutant named Squidlips (Julius LeFlore) uses a Colt 1851 Navy in the opening scene.

Colt 1851 Navy - .36 caliber.
A closeup of the revolver.
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Squidlips aims at unlucky scavenger.

Various revolvers

Spangle (Sandahl Bergman) carries a compact revolver in shoulder holster in the scene of releasing of Sam Hell from Capt. Devlin. During the expedition Spangle carries a large nickel plated or stainless steel revolver. Both guns are seen only in holsters.

Spangle carries a compact revolver in showlder holster. The shape of the grip resembles Smith & Wesson Model 36 but there is no way to prove or disprove this guess.
A large revolver is seen in Spangle's holster.

Submachine Guns

Micro Uzi

Centinella's (Cec Verrell) personal sidearm is a Micro Uzi SMG, fitted with barrel extention and some kind of sighting device to make it look more futuristic.

IMI Micro Uzi with 32-round magazine - 9x19mm
Centinella holds her gun while on night guard.
A good view of Centinella's Micro Uzi.
Another view of the gun.


Mossberg 500 (with pistol grip)

Numerous Frog Guards are armed with Mossberg 500 shotguns with pistol grips and wooden furniture. Sam Hell (Roddy Piper) and Spangle (Sandahl Bergman) use captured shotguns. In one scene Captain Devlin (William Smith) is briefly seen carrying a Mossberg on sling. Note: these shotguns appear to be NOT Mossberg 500 Cruisers as Cruisers were never produced with wooden furniture.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
A crate is full of smuggled shotguns.
A Frog Guard readies his shotgun.
Another Frog Guard with a shotgun.
A close view of the muzzle.
Sam and Spangle hold shotguns during the shootout in Frogtown.
Sam holds his shotgun during the escape from Frogtown.
Another view of Sam's shotgun.
Spangle holds a shotgun in the climactic scene.

Remington 870 (with pistol grip)

Several Frog Guards are armed with Remington 870 shotguns, also with pistol grips.

Remington 870 with TacStar pistol grip and Breacher Muzzle - 12 gauge
A guard at the left holds a Remington 870.
Another guard with a Remington shotgun.

Coach Gun

In the final scene Commander Toty (Brian Frank), the boss of Frogtown, carries a Coach Gun with pistol grip.

Stevens 311R (sawed-off) - 12 gauge
Hell Comes to Frogtown-Shotgun-22.jpg
Commander Toty holds his shotgun.

Fake Coach Gun

In one scene Commander Toty holds a mockup of a double barreled shotgun that lacks hammers and triggers.

Hell Comes to Frogtown-Shotgun-18.jpg


M1 Garand

In the scene of the border outpost a pair of guards (Jeff Dolan and Vern Urich) are armed with M1 Garand rifles.

M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
A pair of Garands lean at the wall behind resting border guards.
The border guards stop the car.
They raise their guns during the confrontation.

Machine Guns


Centinella (Cec Verrell) mans an M60 machine gun, top-mounted on pink Chevrolet Advance-Design minivan.

M60 machine gun with bipod folded - 7.62x51mm NATO
Centinella cleans the M60 prior to the mission.
Centinella readies the machine gun during the confrontation with border guards.
A view from the muzzle.
Centinella repels too brave Frog Guards.

Other Weapons

M8 Flare Pistol

During the shootout in the Frogtown old Looney Tunes (Rory Calhoun) uses an M8 Flare Pistol.

M8 Flare Pistol - 37mm
A closeup.
Looney Tunes hold the flare pistol.
He reloads the pistol.

Fake RPG-7

During the climactic scene Captain Devlin (William Smith) holds a mockup of RPG-7 grenade launcher. Then this weapon falls in hands of Sam Hell (Roddy Piper).

RPG-7 - 40mm
Devlin aims his launcher.
A closer view.
This view allows to make a strict guess that the launcher is a mockup.
Sam picks up the launcher.
Sam aims at Commander Toty's car.

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