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Badlands (1973).

Badlands is a 1973 drama written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Martin Sheen as Kit Carruthers, a young man who goes on the run along with Holly Sargis (Sissy Spacek), an impressionable 15 year old girl following a murder. The film was loosely based on a true story.

The following weapons were used in the film Badlands:


Harrington & Richardson Model 999 Top-Break Revolver

Mr. Sargis (Warren Oates) uses a Harring & Richardson Model 999 Sportsman Top-Break Revolver when he goes to shoot Holly's dog.

Harrington & Richardson Model 999 Sportsman - .22 LR
Mr. Sargis with his revolver.

Hi-Standard Sentinel Revolver

Kit (Martin Sheen) carries a Hi-Standard Sentinel Revolver. Charles Starkweather (the inspiration for Kit) carried a 38 revolver during his murder spree.

Hi Standard Sentinel R-103 Model Revolver - .22LR
The Hi-Standard stuck in the back of Kit's pants.
Kit aims his revolver at Mr. Sargis.
Kit sleeps next to his revolver.
Kit points his revolver at Jack.
Kit walks through the rich man's house with his revolver drawn.
Kit prepares to shoot out with the police at the end.

Single Action Army

The sheriff wields a Single Action Army.

Colt Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel known as the "Artillery" model. The most common of the SAA revolvers as it is just the right length. - .45 Long Colt
The sheriff aims the revolver while arresting Kit.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Bent County deputy Tom (Alan Vint) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolver as his sidearm.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Tom aims his revolver at Kit.


Savage 99R

Kit (Martin Sheen) carries and uses a Savage 99R during most of the film, asking for .300 caliber ammunition towards the end.

Savage 99R - .300 Savage
Kit sleeps next to his Savage.
Kit with his Savage after shooting Cato.
Kit inside Cato's house with his Savage.
Kit with his rifle.

Winchester Model 1894

Some of the bounty hunters can be seen carrying Winchester Model 1894 rifles.

Winchester Model 1894 - .30-30 Winchester
A bounty hunter walks with his Winchester.
The bounty hunter's Model 1894.
The "stock" footage filmed shows a bounty hunter with a Model 1894.

Unidentified Bolt-Action Rifle

Some of the bounty hunters can be seen carrying bolt-action rifles. It appears to be a Remington 700 style rifle.

A bounty hunter searching for Kit and Holly walks through the woods.
The "stock" footage filmed shows a bounty hunter with a bolt-action rifle with scope.

Springfield M1903A3

A Bent County deputy, Tom (Alan Vint), chasing Kit uses an Springfield M1903A3. He tells Kit he fired a ".30-06" when Kit asks what kind of ammunition was being fired at him.

Remington 1903A3 rifle - .30-06. There were only two manufacturers of the A3, Remington and Smith Corona (the typewriter company).
Tom fires his Remington 1903A3 rifle out the car window.


The Montana National Guard carries M16A1 rifles, which is an anachronism for a scene set in 1959.

M16A1 - 5.56mm
National Guard members sit around with unloaded M16A1s.


Several National Guard soldiers also carry M14s.

M14 rifle - 7.62x51mm NATO


Remington 870

Kit (Martin Sheen) fires a Remington 870 when the bounty hunters come looking for him and Holly.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 gauge

Kit jumps from his hiding place brandishing a Remington 870.

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