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Infernal Affairs

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Infernal Affairs (2002)

Infernal Affairs is a 2002 Hong Kong crime thriller that focuses on two Hong Kong policemen, one who was recruited to go deep undercover into the Triad organization and one who was recruited by the Triads to be a mole in the police force. The film stars Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Andy Lau, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Eric Tsang, and Gordon Lam Ka-tung. It would spawn two sequels: Infernal Affairs II and Infernal Affairs III. The film was subsequently remade by Martin Scorsese as the 2006 film The Departed.

The following weapons were used in the film Infernal Affairs:


Colt Detective Special

A Colt Detective Special revolver is the standard sidearm of the HKPF Crime and Security Department officers in the film. Near the end of the film, Inspector Lau Kin-Ming (Andy Lau) is armed with this revolver before being disarmed by Chan Wing-Yan (Tony Leung Chiu Wai).

3rd Generation Colt Detective Special - .38 Special
Police detectives stand by to raid the drug deal.
A detective holds his Colt Detective Special during the shootout with Triad gangsters.
Inspector "B" (Gordon Lam Ka-tung) approaches Superintendent Wong Chi-Shing's (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) dead body. His revolver has five chambers in the cylinder.
Inspector Lau Kin-Ming's (Andy Lau) revolver in its holster.
Chan Wing-Yan (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) shakes the rounds out of Lau's revolver (like a boss).

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers are the standard sidearm of uniformed officers of the Hong Kong Police Force. The weapon is seen at the end of the film when Inspector Lau Kin-Ming (Andy Lau) leaves the elevator to meeting uniformed officers. It seems as though some officers carry the standard version of the Model 10 while others are equipped with the heavy barreled variant.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolver (marked Royal Hong Kong Police issue) with police lanyard ring - .38 Special
Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB (heavy barrel) revolver (post 1950s model) - .38 Special. Later incarnations of the Model 10 had a non-tapered heavy barrel, which leads it to be commonly mistaken for a .357 revolver.
A young Lau Kin-Ming (Edison Chen) trains with his Model 10 as a cadet.
Lau aims his Model 10. Note the cap badge belongs to the Royal Hong Kong Police.
Two police officers draw their revolvers at the lift lobby.
A police officer aims his revolver.
Several officers armed with S&W Model 10 revolvers, a Colt Lawman Mk III (stand in for the S&W Model 10), and Colt Detective Specials aimed at the lift.

Colt Lawman Mk III

A Colt Lawman Mk III is seen in the hands of a police officer in the lobby. It is used to stand in for the Smith & Wesson Model 10.

Colt Lawman Mk III - .357 Magnum
Several officers armed with S&W Model 10 revolvers, a Colt Lawman Mk III (stand in for the S&W Model 10), and Colt Detective Specials aimed at the lift.

Glock 17

Chan Wing-Yan (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) carries a second generation Glock 17 in the final scene when he holds Inspector Lau Kin-Ming (Andy Lau) hostage on the rooftop. A well known goof to the audience is when Chan draws his Glock on Lau, it clearly has no magazine, but in later shots his Glock has a magazine. The Glock 17 was the one of the standard sidearms of HKPF officers in the criminal investigation units at that time the film was released.

2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
Chan draws his Glock 17 on Lau. You can clearly see his pistol has no magazine (film error).
Close-up of Chan's Glock aimed at Lau's head.
Chan pulls his Glock 17 on Lau.
Chan taking Lau hostage with a Glock 17.
Inspector "B" (Gordon Lam Ka-tung) handing Chan's Glock 17 to Lau.

Taurus PT92

Taurus PT92 pistols are used by Triad gangsters throughout the film, notably in the shootout immediately following Superintendent Wong Chi-Shing's (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) murder. In reality, the Triads use Tokarev TT-33 pistols instead, rather than the Taurus.

Taurus PT92AF - 9x19mm
Triad members fire their pistols at the detectives. Note the other member is firing his Taurus sideways (gangsta style).
A fallen Triad member with his PT92 by his side.

Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III*

A young Lau Kin-Ming (Edison Chen) is seen drilling with the Lee-Enfield No. 1 Mk III* during the montage of his training as a cadet.

Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British
A young Lau Kin-Ming (Edison Chen) drills with the Lee-Enfield.
Closer view of the fore end of the Lee-Enfield. The "ears" that protect the rear tangent sights are visible, but not the sights themselves, which might suggest that this is just a non-firing drill rifle.

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