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Ruby & Quentin

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Ruby & Quentin
Ruby-and-Quentin Poster.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Francis Veber
Release Date 2003
Language French
Studio UGC, DD Productions, EFVE
Main Cast
Character Actor
Quentin Gérard Depardieu
Ruby Jean Reno
Comissioneer Vernet Richard Berry
Vogel Jean-Pierre Malo
Katia / Sandra Leonor Varela
Lambert Jean-Michel Noirey

Ruby & Quentin (original title Tais-toi! ("Shut Up!")) is a 2003 French criminal comedy directed by Francis Veber and starring Gérard Depardieu as physically strong but silly Quentin and Jean Reno as a tough criminal Ruby who by chance became friends.

The following weapons were used in the film Ruby & Quentin:


Manurhin F1

When Quentin attempts to hotwire a car, two policemen arrive, one being armed with a Manurhin F1.

Manurhin F1 - .357 Magnum
The policeman at the right is armed with a Manurhin F1 while the one at the left holds a Manurhin MR-73.
Another view of the revolver.

Manurhin MR-73

Various policemen carry Manurhin MR-73 revolvers.

Manurhin MR-73 Gendarmerie with three inch barrel, rubber grips and adjustable sights - .357 Magnum
In the opening scene several policemen are armed with revolvers, supposedly MR-73s.
The policeman at the left points his revolver at Quentin.
The MR-73 still held.

Unidentified revolver

A SWAT trooper holds an unidentified revolver fitted with a sight.

The SWAT trooper with the revolver at the right side.


Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92FS (or French manufactured PAMAS G1) pistols are also seen in some scenes. They switch to Taurus PT92s and vice versa.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Quentin attacks three of Vogel's henchmen, one of which is armed with a pistol that looks more like a Beretta than a Taurus.
A policeman holds a pistol that seems to have slide-mounted safety.
Ruby (Jean Reno) takes a pistol from Rocco (Aurélien Recoing) and ejects the magazine.
A closer view of Ruby's pistol. It seems to be a Beretta rather than a Taurus.

Glock 17

Ruby (Jean Reno) uses a Glock 17 in the flashback scene of the robbery of armored van. Glock 17s are also used by Vogel's henchmen. In the final scene, Quentin (Gérard Depardieu) uses a Glock 17 taken from one of them.

2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm. This model added finger stepping and cuts to the backstrap of the frame to make it easier to hold than the Generation 1 model.
Ruby holds Rocco at gunpoint in the flashback scene.
A Glock 17 lies on the floor next to Raffi (Vincent Moscato). This is a continuity error, as in a previous shot he was carrying another pistol.
Vogel's henchman at the right is armed with a Glock, tucked at his belt.
Quentin holds a Glock.

SIG-Sauer P239

In the final scene Vogel (Jean-Pierre Malo) is armed with a two-tone SIG-Sauer P239 pistol.

SIG-Sauer P239 with two tone finish - 9x19mm
Vogel holds Ruby at gunpoint.
Another view of the same scene.
Vogel picks up the pistol.

Taurus PT92

Various characters use Taurus PT92 pistols in several scenes. Sometimes Taurus pistols are replaces with Beretta 92FS pistols and vice versa.

Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
Quentin (Gérard Depardieu) commits a robbery in the opening scene.
Another view of Quentin's pistol. The lack of slide-mounted safety allows to identify this pistol as a Taurus rather than a Beretta.
Rocco (Aurélien Recoing), Vogel's second-in-command, aims a PT92 at Ruby in the final scene. In previous moment his pistol was a Beretta 92FS.
A closer view of the gun.

Walther P5

In one scene one of Vogel's henchmen is armed with a Walther P5.

Walther P5 - 9x19mm
The henchman grab Ruby.

Unidentified pistol

Raffi (Vincent Moscato) carries an unidentified pistol.

Raffi with the pistol tucked in his pants.

Submachine Guns

Beretta M12

Beretta M12 submachine guns are seen in hands of the police in several scenes.

Beretta PM12S - 9x19mm
A policeman holds a Beretta M12 in the opening scene.
A Beretta M12 is seen in the final scene.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

A Heckler & Koch MP5A3, fitted with a foregrip, is seen in hands of a SWAT trooper in the final scene. It can be an original MP5F, a French police service weapon, or a visually modified MP5A3.

Heckler & Koch MP5F, a specially modified version for the French police.

Mini Uzi

In the flashback scene of the robbery of armored van Mini Uzi SMGs are seen in hands of both security guards and criminals.

IMI Mini Uzi with stock folded - 9x19mm
Guards with Mini Uzi SMGs.
A criminal with Mini Uzi.
Another criminal with Mini Uzi.


High Standard Flite King

High Standard Flite King shotguns are also seen in hands of police in the final scene.

High Standard FLITE KING K-1200 Riot Standard Model - 12 gauge

Mossberg 500

Mossberg 500 shotguns are widely used by police in several scenes.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
A policeman at the left holds a shotgun that appears to be Mossberg 500. Another shotgun with high-capacity magazine tube is seen at the right.
Another view of the same scene.
In the flashback scene one of the guards in armored van is armed with a shotgun, also supposed to be a Mossberg 500.
A policeman at the right holds a shotgun with high-capacity magazine tube in the final scene.
Two Mossberg shotguns are seen in hands of police in the final scene.
A close view of the business end.

Remington 870

A Remington 870 with a pistol grip, receiver-attached rail and Surefire dedicated forend weaponlight is seen in hands of a SWAT trooper in the final scene.

Remington 870 Police Magnum with stock folded - 12 gauge
The trooper in center holds the Remington 870.

Assault Rifles

Galil MAR

A robber in the flashback scene uses a Galil MAR carbine. The weapon is also carried by some SWAT troopers in the final scene.

IMI Galil MAR - 5.56x45mm NATO
The front of the weapon is seen while the robber exits his car.
The robber running with the Galil MAR.
The SWAT trooper at the right holds his Galil MAR.
Another view of the same gun.

SIG SG 551

One of the SWAT troopers in the final scene is armed with a SIG SG 551.

SIG SG 551 - 5.56x45mm

SIG SG 552

One of the robbers in the flashback scene is armed with a SIG SG 552, fitted with some sighting device.

SIG SG 552 - 5.56x45mm



An M72 LAW is used by Rocco (Aurélien Recoing) in the flashback scene.

M72A2 LAW - 66mm. The "Empty" marking makes it clear this is a spent tube.

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