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In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas
In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (alternate title: Midnight Murders) is a 1991 NBC TV movie based on the real-life manhunt for Gordon Kahl after he killed two U.S. Marshals in North Dakota in 1983. The movie stars Rod Steiger as Kahl, and Michael Gross as Richard Mayberly, the federal agent sent to hunt him down.
The following weapons were used in the film In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas:
Taurus Model 66
Deputy U.S. Marshal Kenneth Muir draws a Taurus Model 66 while attempting to arrest Gordon Kahl outside of Medina, North Dakota. FBI Special Agent James Blasingame (J. Don Ferguson) also uses a Model 66 as his duty sidearm.
Taurus Model 689
Smithville, Arkansas sheriff Gene Matthews (David Dwyer) carries what appears to be a stainless steel Taurus Model 689 as his sidearm in the finale when he enters the home that Kahl is holed up in.
Smith & Wesson Model 27
Kahl also uses a Smith & Wesson Model 27 to threaten a motorist who insults him at a gas station.
Some of the U.S. Marshals SWAT officers who raid Kahl's farm are armed with Mini Uzi submachine guns.
A SWAT officer raiding Kahl's hideout in Smithville, Arkansas carries a Cobray M11/9 with a barrel shroud.
Sheriff's Deputy Leyland Winters (Gary Basaraba) uses a Ithaca 37 with an extend magazine tube during the first shootout with Gordon Kahl, and agent Mayberly later uses one during the raid on Kahl's home. Other federal agents and police officers are also seen using Ithaca 37s during the finale.
A Franchi SPAS-12 shotgun can be seen lying on the table at the Medina hospital when members of the Posse Comitatus discover they are being watched by the police.
A militiaman has a Mossberg 500AT slung on his back as federal agents approach a militia camp.
Remington 870 Wingmaster
A SWAT officer preparing for a raid carries a Remington 870 Wingmaster.
Gordon Kahl (Rod Steiger) uses a Ruger Mini-14 rifle throughout the film. His son Yorie and accomplice Scott Faul (Christopher Rich) are also armed with Mini-14s when they engage U.S. Marshals in a shootout outside of Medina, North Dakota.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Bob Cheshire (Ray McKinnon) points a M16A1 at Gordon Kahl when he attempts to arrest him for parole violations. Other marshals and SWAT officers throughout the movie also use M16A1s.
CAR-15 rifles are used by some U.S Marshals while apprehending two of Kahl's accomplices.
When Agent Mayberly goes to a militia camp to question its members about Kahl's whereabouts, one of the militiamen can be seen with a Sturmgewehr 44 rifle.
Unknown Sporting Rifle
Earl Mackie (Michael Dolan) brandishes a rifle of unknown make when he greets Mayberly and Winters at his farm.
IMI Galil 7.62
One of the SWAT officers in the finale carries a IMI Galil rifle in 7.62x51mm.
SWAT officers use a M60 machine gun to shoot up Kahl's hideout in the finale.
Federal Gas Grenade Launcher
Sheriff's deputies and federal agents fire multiple tear gas grenades with Federal L-5 gas riot guns during the finale.