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The Thieves

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The Thieves
The Thieves Teaser Poster.jpg
Movie poster for The Thieves
Country South Korean flag.jpg South Korea
Directed by Dong-hoon Choi
Release Date 2012
Language Korean
Studio Showbox/Mediaplex
KM Culture Co.
Michigan Venture Capital
CJ Venture Investment
Distributor Showbox/Mediaplex
Main Cast
Character Actor
Macao Park Yun-seok Kim
Popie Jung-Jae Lee
Pepsee Hye-su Kim
Yenicall Gianna Jun
Chen Simon Yam
Andrew Oh Dal-su
Zampano Soo Hyun Kim
Jonny Derek Tsang
Julie Angelica Lee

The Thieves (Korean Title: Dodukdeul/Hangul: 도둑들) is a 2012 South Korean heist movie directed by Dong-hoon Choi. A group of Korean and Chinese thieves are brought together by the enigmatic Macao Park (Yun-seok Kim) to steal a $20 million diamond from the notorious fence Wei Hong in Macau. However, the thieves' separate agendas means that little goes to plan when they actually carry out the robbery, leading to a multinational chase as the thieves fight over the diamond.

The following weapons were used in the film The Thieves:


Colt Detective Special (3rd Generation)

A 3rd-generation Colt Detective Special is used by Andrew (Oh Dal-su) throughout the film. A Detective Special is also stolen from a Macau police officer's holster when Andrew and Popie (Jung-Jae Lee) attempt to escape from police custody.

Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen - .38 Special
Andrew threatens a jewellery store employee with a Colt Detective Special.
A Colt Detective Special is pointed at a casino concierge.
Popie and a Macau PSPF officer struggle over a Colt Detective Special.

Beretta 92FS

A Beretta 92FS is used by Chen (Simon Yam) during a robbery at the beginning of the film, and later during the heist at the Macau casino. South Korean police officers, including the chief inspector (Jin-mo Ju) use Berettas during the finale in Busan.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Chen hides a Beretta 92FS underneath a newspaper while posing a jewellery shop employee.
Chen points a Beretta at a casino employee during the heist.
Chen fires the Beretta while protecting Chewing Gum (Hae-suk Kim).
A Beretta 92FS is pointed at a police inspector. The gun is airsoft, since the "Tokyo Marui" markings on the slide and the ASGK marking on the frame can be clearly seen.

Glock 17

Johnny (Derek Tsang) uses a Glock 17 during the theft of the diamond at the Macau Casino, while Macau Public Service Police Force officers fire Glocks during a gun battle with Chen in the parking garage (the Macau PSPF officers in real life uses the Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolver instead). One of Wei Hong's henchmen also uses a Glock during the finale, as does Julie (Angelica Lee).

3rd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
A Macau PSPF officer fires a Glock 17.
The henchman fires a Glock 17 at a fleeing Macau Park.
Julie aims a Glock 17.

Norinco Type 54/213

Wei Hong (Gook-seo Ki) uses a chrome-finished Norinco Type 54/213 with an engraved slide as his main weapon.

Norinco Type 54 Model 213 with stainless steel finish - 9x19mm
The Norinco Type 54/213 is fired in front of Chen during a flashback.
Wei Hong fires the Type 54/213 during a shootout with SWAT officers.


Remington 870

A security guard responding to a jewellery store robbery carried out by Chen, Andrew and Johnny (Derek Tsang) carries a Remington 870 shotgun. Later, Macao Park is seen inspecting a Remington 870 with a folding stock while preparing weapons for the heist.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
A security guard holds a Remington 870.
Remington 870 Police Magnum with stock folded - 12 Gauge
Macao Park inspects a Remington 870 while Yenicall and Zampano watch.

Submachine Guns

IWI Mini Uzi

Two of Wei Hong's henchmen use Mini Uzi submachine guns during the finale, firing them at an attacking South Korean SWAT team and at Macao Park while he tries to escape.

IMI Mini Uzi with stock folded - 9x19mm
The henchman reveals a Mini Uzi under his jacket.
A henchman fires his Mini Uzi at the SWAT team.
A henchman fires his Mini Uzi at Macao Park as he rappels down the building.
Another angle.

IWI Micro Uzi

Wei Hong's henchmen also use Micro Uzi submachine guns while pursuing Macao Park.

IMI Micro Uzi with 32 round magazine - 9x19mm
A henchman fires a Micro Uzi at Macao Park. This is a continuity error since he was seen with a Mini Uzi before.
Another henchman fires from a window.
The henchman fires the Micro Uzi while using a makeshift rappel.
The henchman reloads.
Yet another henchman fires a Micro Uzi while holding off the SWAT team.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

South Korean SWAT officers are mainly armed with Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine guns, equipped with both railed handguards and Surefire dedicated weaponlights.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight and safe-semi-two round burst trigger group - 9x19mm
SWAT officers surround Macau Park.
Macau Park fights with a henchman armed with a captured MP5A3.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Navy trigger group, railed handguard, RIS foregrip, and M68 Aimpoint red dot scope - 9x19mm
SWAT officers prepare to breach an apartment door.
A SWAT officer holds a MP5A3 with a railed handguard.

Heckler & Koch MP5A5

A SWAT officer who helps Yennicall (Gianna Jun) is armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5A5.

Heckler & Koch MP5A5 with PDW stock, Bushnell Holosight, RIS foregrip, and KAC railed forend - 9x19mm
A SWAT officer with a MP5A5 encounters Yenicall.


Remington 700PSS

A SWAT sniper uses a Remington 700PSS to take out one of Wei Hong's henchmen.

Remington 700PSS with Leupold Mark 4 scope and Harris bipod - .300 Win Mag
A SWAT officer holds a Remington 700PSS.


Grappling Hook Launcher

Popie uses a gas-powered grappling hook launcher during the robbery of an art gallery in the introduction.

Popie prepares the launcher.
Popie fires the grappling hook.

Hand Grenade

A henchman tosses a hand grenade at SWAT officers during the gunbattle in the finale.

A grenade lands by the fleeing SWAT team.

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