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Theatrical release poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
PHL.jpg Philippines
Directed by John Sayles
Release Date 2010
Language English
Studio Anarchist's Convention Films
Pinoy Pictures
Distributor Variance Films (USA, theatrical)
Gravitas Ventures (USA, video)
Star Cinema (Philippines)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Rafael Dacanay Joel Torre
Col. Hardacre Chris Cooper
Lt. Ike Compton Garret Dillahunt
Gil Dane DeHaan
Simón Ronnie Lazaro
Locsin Arthur Acuña

Amigo is a 2010 American-Filipino drama film. Taking place during the Philippine-American War in 1900, the film stars Joel Torre as Rafael Dacanay, the kapitan of the fictional Barrio San Isidro whose brother Simón and his resistance guerillas had recently liberated the village from the Spanish. However, when an American army division garrisons his village, Rafael is torn between submitting to the ruling Americans or staying loyal to his fellow Filipinos.

The following weapons were used in the film Amigo:



Colt New Army & Navy

Both the American army and the Filipino guerillas throughout the film use the M1892 variant of the Colt New Army & Navy.

Colt New Army Model of 1903 - .38 Colt
Locsin (Arthur Acuña) pointing his M1892 while ordering Joaquinito (James Obenza).
Locsin gives Joaquinito the revolver.
Col. Hardacre (Chris Cooper) shoots the head off the village's statue of Saint Isidore the Laborer with his M1892.
Chief (Raul Morit) takes out his M1892.
Chief threatens Rafael (Joel Torre) with his revolver.
Lt. Compton (Garret Dillahunt) orders a bayonet charge while holding the revolver.
Col. Hardacre aiming the revolver.
Lt. Compton double-taps an executed Rafael with his revolver.
Promotional image of Garret Dillahunt holding the revolver.

Prop Revolver

Chief (Raul Morit) is briefly seen with a prop revolver. The revolver is partly based on a Smith & Wesson revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 17-6 - .22LR (for comparison).
Chief (Raul Morit) holds a prop revolver during the ambush.
Chief charges while holding the revolver.



The officers of the American army throughout the movie are accurately depicted using the Krag-Jørgensen rifle.

US Model 1898 Krag-Jørgensen Rifle - .30-40 Krag
A group of American soldiers fire their Krags at Joaquinito. Gil (Dane DeHaan) racks his rifle in the foreground.
A close-up of the Krag's receiver.
Gil (Dane DeHaan) with his Krag.
The American soldiers execute a herd of carabao with their Krags.
A close-up of the rifle's barrel.
An American soldier firing his Krag.
Gil holds up his rifle while talking to a fellow soldier.
An American soldier aiming his Krag during the guerilla ambush.
Cpl. Lynch (Brian Lee Franklin) affixes a bayonet to his Krag.

Spanish Mauser M1893

The Filipino resistance guerillas throughout the movie are accurately depicted using the Spanish Mauser M1893. The rifle is also correctly identified as a Mauser and multiple are referred to as "Mausers from the Spanish" in the film.

1893 Spanish Mauser - 7x57mm Mauser
Policarpio (Bembol Roco) holds his Mauser in the film's opening scene.
Locsin (Arthur Acuña) aims his Mauser at Joaquinito.
Locsin talks to Joaquinito while holding his rifle.
The guerilla fighters with their Mausers.
Locsin holds his Mauser while talking to Simón (Ronnie Lazaro). The Spanish Mauser's folding sight is visible.
Policarpio holds his Mauser while another guerilla fighter follows him.
A guerilla fighter fires his Mauser during the ambush.
Simón fires his Mauser.
Simón racks the rifle's bolt.
The guerillas with their Mausers in the film's ending.

Remington Rolling Block

Multiple Remington Rolling Blocks appear throughout the movie, appearing with both the American army and the Filipinos.

Remington Rolling Block Militarized - .45 caliber (for comparison).
An American soldier can be seen holding a Rolling Block in this shot.
One of the guerilla fighters (wearing the green shirt) holding a Rolling Block.

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