The Pianist is a 2002 World War II biographical drama directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody as Wladyslaw Szpilman, a pianist who witnesses the German occupation of Poland. The film was adapted from Szpliman's autobiographical novel of the same name and would go on to be nominated for seven Academy Awards, receiving two for Best Director and Best Actor.
The following weapons were used in the film The Pianist:
The Luger P08 is used by a brutal SS officer, primarily in summary executions.
The SS officer selecting Jews with his Luger P08.
Note the fake post-production muzzle flash.
The SS officer kills a Jewish woman for asking a question. You can tell the armorer only loaded the Luger with one round as the action locks back after the officer fires this shot.
The SS NCO executes several Jewish workers for looking weak.
The SS NCO draws a new magazine...
Walther P38s are smuggled into the Warsaw Ghetto and later used by resistance fighters.
Walther P38 - WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Władysław Szpilman (Adrian Brody
) finds a Walther P38 being smuggled in with potatoes.
A resistance fighter helping a wounded comrade has a Walther P38 in his free hand.
The Tokarev TT-33 can be seen in a holster of Polish police officers, but they never pull it out.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A Polish police officer has a holster for a Tokarev TT-33. In real life, the Polish police at this time used Nagant M1895 revolvers
A Polish soldier on the left has a holster for a Tokarev TT-33, but the gun itself is not seen.
The Walther PP is seen in a holster of Captain Wilm Hosenfeld (Thomas Kretschmann).
When Hosenfeld stands straight, you can see the Walther PP magazine extension.
The MP40 is used by German soldiers.
An SS soldier takes cover with an MP40.
A German soldier with an MP40.
The Steyr-Solothurn S1-100 is used by German soldiers.
Steyr-Solothurn S1-100/MP34 submachine gun - 9x19mm
An SS soldier with a Steyr-Solothurn S1-100 (circled in red).
Two SS soldiers on the left and right hold Steyr-Solothurn S1-100s.
A German medic holds a Steyr-Solothurn S1-100.
Sten Mk II
The Sten Mk II is used by resistance fighters.
A Sten Mk II next to several rifles.
A resistance fighter helping a wounded comrade has a Sten slung over his back.
Another resistance fighter is shot while firing his Sten.
Some of Polish soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns.
Soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A Polish soldier on the left holds his PPSh-41 while confronting Władysław Szpilman (Adrien Brody
A Soviet soldier with his PPSh-41 stands among German POWs.
Most of German soldiers use Karabiner 98k rifles.
Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Władysław Szpilman (Adrien Brody
) and his father watch the Wehrmacht troops march into Warsaw.
A pair of German soldiers are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles.
An SS soldier searches the building for resistance fighters.
Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine
A few of Polish soldiers are seen carrying Mosin Nagant M38 Carbines, notably the one that confronts Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody) after confusing him as a German soldier.
Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine - 7.62x54mmR
A Polish soldier on the right holds his Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine while confronting Władysław Szpilman (Adrien Brody
An MG34 can be seen being lugged on the shoulders of German soldiers marching into Warsaw.
Some German soldiers at the head of the column march with MG34s.
The Degtyaryov DP-28 is used by resistance fighters.
Degtyaryov DP-28 light machine gun - 7.62x54mmR
A resistance fighter in the middle is carrying a DP-28.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Several Model 24 Stielhandgranates can be seen in the resistance weapons cache. Wehrmacht soldiers also throw these grenades at resistance fighters.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Model 24 Stielhandgranates being moved by a resistance member.
Model 39 Eihandgranate
Several Model 39 Eihandgranates can be seen in the resistance weapons cache.
Model 39 Eihandgranates are seen.
F-1 Hand Grenade
What appears to be an F-1 hand grenade is used by a Polish soldier confronting Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody).
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A Polish soldier throwing an F-1 hand grenade (circled in red).
75mm leIG 18
The 75mm leIG 18 infantry support gun is used by German soldiers to punch a hole through the Ghetto wall and get to the resistance fighters.
7.5cm leIG 18 Infantry Support Gun
German soldiers with the 75mm leIG 18.
The Panzerfaust is used by resistance fighters.
Panzerfaust 44mm with 149mm warhead
A resistance fighter on the balcony fires a Panzerfaust into the German military hospital.
The PIAT is used by resistance fighters.
Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank (PIAT) - 3.25 in
A resistance fighter in the background carries a PIAT.
The Flammenwerfer 41 is used by German soldiers to clear out resistance fighters in the buildings around the military hospital.
Flammenwerfer 41 flamethrower
A German soldier fires the Flammenwerfer 41.
Good view of the backpack.