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Attention bandits!

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Attention bandits!
Attention bandits Poster.jpg
Original Movie Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Claude Lelouch
Release Date 1986
Language French
Studio Les Films 13
TF1 Films Production
Main Cast
Character Actor
Simon Verini Jean Yanne
Marie-Sophie Verini Marie-Sophie L.
Julien Bastide aka Mozart Patrick Bruel
Uncle Charlot Charles Gérard

Attention bandits! is a 1986 French crime drama directed by Claude Lelouch. Simon Verini (Jean Yanne), an expert in stolen jewelry and arts, lost his wife during a kidnapping. He suspects that it's a work of one of his "clients" but has no chance to find him as he is framed in a theft. After ten years in prison Verini is released, and now he has two goals: to unite with his daughter and to find and punish the murderer of his wife.

The following weapons were used in the film Attention bandits!:


Colt Python

While searching for the murderer of his wife, Simon Verini (Jean Yanne) arms himself with a Colt Python

Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
Verini checks his revolver.
Verini and Charlot (Charles Gérard) aims their revolvers at the kidnapper and his girlfriend.
Verini and Charlot aims at the kidnapper's girlfriend.
A police detective holds Verini's revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 10HB

In the scene in hotel Charlot (Charles Gérard) is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 10HB revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB (heavy barrel) revolver (Post 1950s Model) - .38 Special
A close view of Charlot's revolver.
Verini and Charlot aims at the kidnapper's girlfriend.

Arminius HW-7

During the scene in hotel the kidnapper (actor unknown) draws a long barreled revolver, hidden in wardrobe. It appears to be an Arminius HW-7 (version without vent rib}.

Arminius HW-7 (version without vent rib) - .22LR
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Unidentified Revolver

During the kidnapping and murder of Françoise Verini (Christine Barbelivien) the kidnapper (whoes identity is revealed later) is armed with an unidentified revolver.

The kidnapper holds Françoise Verini at gunpoint.
Another view of the revolver.
The kidnapper fires.

Submachine Guns


MAT-49 SMGs are briefly seen in hands of gendarmes in several scenes.

MAT-49 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
Several gendarmed with MAT-49s are seen at the left.

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