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Beauty and the Beast (2014)

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Beauty and the Beast
(La Belle et la Bête)
La belle la bete poster.jpg
English poster
Country FRA.jpg France
GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Christophe Gans
Release Date 2014
Language French
Studio Eskwad
TF1 Films Production
Distributor Pathé Distribution (France)
Concorde Filmverleih (Germany)
Main Cast
Character Actor
The Beast / The Prince Vincent Cassel
Belle de Beaufremont Léa Seydoux
Belle's Father André Dussollier
Perducas Eduardo Noriega
Anne de Beaufremont Audrey Lamy
Clotilde de Beaufremont Sara Giraudeau
Maxime de Beaufremont Nicolas Gob
Jean-Baptiste de Beaufremont Jonathan Demurge
Tristan de Beaufremont Louka Meliava
Astrid Myriam Charleins

Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête) is a 2014 French romantic fantasy movie, directed by Christophe Gans. It is one of many adaptions of the famed fairy tale of the same name, starring Léa Seydoux as Belle and Vincent Cassel as The Beast.

The following weapons were used in the film Beauty and the Beast (2014):



Percussion Cap Pistol

Many of Perducas' brigands are armed with Percussion Cap Pistols.

Teodoro Arrizabalaga percussion cap pistol replica, Spain, 1960.
Italian (Kingdom of the Two Sicilies) percussion cap pistol, converted from flintlock, circa mid-19th century - .69 caliber (17.7mm)
The brigand (which holds the musket) has a pistol on the belt.
A close up.
The brigand (second from the right) with a pistol tucked into his belt. The grip...
...and percussion hammer can be seen.
The brigand at the center with the pistol tucked into his belt.
The brigand (second from the left) with the pistol tucked into his belt.
The brigand (at the center) holds the pistol after firing it.

Flintlock Pistol

At least one of Perducas' brigands uses Flintlock Pistol.

French Model An IX Cavalry Flintlock Pistol - .69 caliber
The brigand (second from the right) fires his pistol.

Flintlock Pocket Pistol

Several of Perducas' brigands fire Flintlock Pocket Pistols in one scene.

Pocket-sized Flintlock Pistols
The brigands fire their pistols.

Double Barreled Flintlock Pistol

Perducas (Eduardo Noriega) uses a Double Barreled Flintlock Pistol throughout the movie.

Double Barreled Flintlock Pistol by Durs Egg 18th Century .55 Calibre FirearmSold.
Perducas puts his pistol on the table.
Perducas raises his pistol...
...and fires it.

"Knee Flintlock Pistol"

One of Perducas' brigands carries a pistol with short buttstock. Such guns, not large enough to even be considered the shortest of carbines, are sometimes referred to as "Knee Pistols". They were especially popular in Ottoman Empire, the Balkans and in North Africa.

Flintlock Knee Pistol, 17th century, Tunisia - 45mm (1.77 inch)
The brigand at the background holds the pistol (pointed by the red arrow). Note the short buttstock.
The same brigand holds his pistol.
The same brigand (second from the right) runs, pistol in hands.
The same brigand (far right) holds the pistol.

Unknown Pistols

Several of Perducas' brigands are armed with the muzzleloading pistols, which are most likely percussion or flintlocks, but are not seen clearly.

The pistol (at the top, left) is partly seen.
The brigand (second from the left) with the pistol in his belt. The lock is seen in the distance, which makes identification rather difficult.
The brigand at the center with the pistol tucked into his belt. The lock isn't seen.
The brigands (at the left and background, center) with the pistols in their belts. The locks aren't seen.
The brigand (second from the right) brandishes the pistol.



The bartender (uncredited) threatens Perducas and his brigands with a Blunderbuss.

Blunderbuss Flintlock
The bartender aims his blunderbuss.
The blunderbuss is seen from a slightly different angle.
The flintlock can be seen.
Another view of the same scene.


Model 1777 Cavalry Carbine

Tristan de Beaufremont (Louka Meliava) uses the Model 1777 Cavalry Carbine as his weapon of choice. Later, it is taken from him by Maxime de Beaufremont (Nicolas Gob), who gives it to Jean-Baptiste de Beaufremont (Jonathan Demurge) and finally to one of Perducas' brigands.

French 1777 Cavalry Flintlock Carbine - .69 caliber
Tristan with the musket on a sling.
Tristan (at the center) holds his musket. The barrel band can be seen.
The musket is seen at the center.
The musket is seen attached to the saddle at the far right.
The brigand disarms Jean-Baptiste.

Flintlock Musket

Maxime de Beaufremont (Nicolas Gob) aims a Flintlock Musket in one scene.

Last of the Mohicans background screen musket
Maxime in ambush.
Note the rather primitive muzzle.



Several characters, include the Prince (Vincent Cassel) use crossbows while hunting.

The Prince holds his crossbow.


Ships are equipped with smoothbore muzzleloading cannons.

Naval cannon - 18th century
The cannon's muzzle is seen at the center.

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