|A Most Violent Year
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A Most Violent Year is a 2014 action crime drama directed by J.C. Chandor (Triple Frontier). The story is set in New York in 1981, the most violent year in the city's history and focuses on the struggles of Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) and his wife Anna (Jessica Chastain) in the management of their heating oil business. Under investigation by the city for shady business practices, Abel is put under an increasing amount of pressure as the result of an expensive deal for company expansion and a spate of violent hijackings plaguing his drivers. As the hijackings become more brazen and the losses become greater, Abel struggles with the decision to fight violence with violence, keep his business afloat, and keep his family intact.
The following weapons were used in the film A Most Violent Year:
Catherine Morales (Giselle Eisenberg), Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain), Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) and Louis Servidio (Christopher Abbott) are seen with a Browning Hi-Power pistol.
Browning Hi-Power "Type 73" - 9x19mm. These Hi-Powers feature elongated bushings different from Hi-Powers Made before 1973 and after the MK II Series.
Catherine (Giselle Eisenberg) plays with a gun who she found on the pavement near the house.
Her mother Anna (Jessica Chastain
) confiscates the pistol. The pistol appears to be a 1911 variant in this shot (note the combat-style hammer).
Anna shows her husband the new "toy" their daughter found.
Abel (Oscar Isaac
) takes up a Hi-Power from one of the thieves' trucks.
Abel catches one of the thieves and puts the pistol to his head.
Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain) uses a pocket pistol that resembles the Astra Cub. Her husband Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) confiscates this gun.
Anna shoots a wounded deer in the night on the road.
Abel holds the pistol. It appears best to be a Astra Cub
in this shot.
Springfield Armory Mil-Spec M1911A1
Julian (Elyes Gabel) and John Dominczyk (Matthew Maher) are armed with a 1911 pistol similar to the Springfield Armory Mil-Spec M1911A1.
Springfield Armory M1911-A1 "Mil-Spec" - .45 ACP
Julian fires his gun during a shootout on a bridge.