(Pristupit k likvidatsii)
||Gorky Film Studio
Start Liquidation (Pristupit k likvidatsii) is a Soviet 1983 action movie directed by Boris Grigoryev. The story takes place in April 1945. The investigation of a murder in Moscow leads Militsia Colonel Ivan Danilov (Oleg Strizhenov) to a gang that acts in the western region of the USSR. Vadim Altunin (Vasili Lanovoy), a former pilot turned criminal, helps Danilov to liquidate the gang.
The following weapons are seen in the movie Start Liquidation (Pristupit k likvidatsii):
Most Soviet militsia officers carry Tokarev TT-33 pistols.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Post-1947 version.
(Moscow Department of Criminal Investigations) officer holds his TT. The pistol is of post-1947 version.
In one scene a criminal Burkovski (Aleksandr Galibin) is armed with a Luger P08 pistol.
Burkovski fires his Luger.
Burkovski's Luger lies on a table after the criminal is arrested.
A Walther P38 is a personal weapon of Boleslav Kruk (Vitali Belyakov), the chieftain of a gang.
Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Boleslav Kruk readies to fire his pistol during the robbery.
Kruk holds his P38 in the final scene.
In the final scene Colonel Danilov (Oleg Strizhenov) is armed with a Mauser C96 with attached holster-stock.
C96 "Broomhandle" Mauser fitted with holster/stock combo - 7.63x25mm Mauser
Danilov's Mauser C96 in wooden holster.
Danilov attached the holster to the pistol.
A close view at the Mauser.
Soviet militsioneers carry PPSh-41 SMGs with drum magazines in several scenes of shootouts with Kruk's gang. Several Kruk's henchmen also are seen with PPSh-41s.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A wounded militsioneer
fires his PPSh.
One of Kruk's men drops his PPSh in the final scene.
Many Kruk's henchmen carry MP40 SMGs. In one scene Capt. Nikitin (Mikhail Zhigalov) is armed with an MP40, captured from a bandit.
One of Kruk's men drops his MP40 in the final scene.
Several MP38s are also seen in hands of Kruk's henchmen.
One of Kurk's henchmen fires an MP38 during the robbery.
A close view of "Smoked"'s SMG.
Degtyaryov DP-27 machine guns are used by Soviet militioneers in several scenes of shootouts with Kruk's gang.
Degtyarev DP-28 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
fires a DP during the assault of a Kruk's gang hideout.
fires a DP mounted in a car.
A DP is seen in the final scene.
PKM (visually modified to resemble MG34)
Visually modified PKMs stand for MG34 machine guns, used by Kruk's henchmen.
A picture of the original MG34 and PK conversion
Fake MG34 in a window of a village house.
Fake MG34 in Kruk's hideout.
An original MG34 with belt drum is seen in the final scene.
MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser
MG34 with belt drum is seen among the weapons, dropped by Kruk's men in the final scene.
Unidentified hand grenade
In one scene Capt. Nikitin (Mikhail Zhigalov) uses a hand grenade against a machine gun of Kruk's gang. This grenade is seen very briefly.