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Big Fish

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Big Fish
BigFish poster.jpg
Original Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Tim Burton
Release Date 2003
Main Cast
Character Actor
Edward Bloom - Young Ewan McGregor
Edward Bloom - Senior Albert Finney
Will Bloom Billy Crudup
Sandra Bloom - Senior Jessica Lange

Big Fish is a 2003 fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup and Jessica Lange, with Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, Helena Bonham Carter, and Danny DeVito. The film the first American film for Marion Cotillard as well as the feature film debut of Miley Cyrus, who played a small role and was still known by her birth name "Destiny Cyrus." The film was based on Daniel Wallace's 1998 novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. Longtime Burton collaborator Danny Elfman was nominated for both an Academy Award and a Grammy for his score, but ultimately did not win either. A musical adaptation of the novel and film opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theater in October of 2013 and ran for three months.

The following weapons were used in the film Big Fish:


Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless

Mr. Soggybottom (Deep Roy) uses a Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless to confront a werewolf.

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless revolver with Mother of Pearl grips - .32 S&W
Mr. Soggybottom reveals the revolver in his costume.
The single silver bullet in the five shot cylinder.
Mr. Soggybottom closes the revolver.


Young Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor) is armed with an M1911A1 on his mission to North Korea.

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
Edward chambers a round into his M1911A1.

Nagant M1895

North Korean officers draw Nagant M1895 when they see Edward Bloom's discarded parachute.

Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo)
North Korean officers draw their Nagant revolvers.
North Korean officers draw their Nagant revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model 15

Norther Winslow (Steve Buscemi) robs a bank using a pair of Smith & Wesson Model 15s.

Smith & Wesson Model 15 with factory target grips - .38 Special
Norther Winslow with his pair of S&W 15s.
A better shot of one of his S&W 15s.

Colt Police Positive

A security guard (uncredited) slides his Colt Police Positive next to Edward Bloom during a bank robbery. Norther Winslow orders him to pick it up and assist him.

Colt Police Positive with 4" Barrel - .38 spl
The guard's Police Positive next to Edward Bloom.
Edward Bloom with the Police Positive, revealing the Colt ejector rod and cylinder latch.


Winchester Model 1897

A member of an angry mob (simply credited as "Shotgun Toter") (James DeForest Parker) is armed with a Winchester Model 1897 field gun.

Winchester 1897 Field shotgun - 12 Gauge
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J.C. Higgins Model 20

Another member of the angry mob (credited as "Some Farmer") (Russell Hodgkinson) is armed with a J.C. Higgins Model 20 field gun.

J.C. Higgins Model 20 - 12 gauge
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A wider shot reveals a field barrel.

Ithaca 37

A member of the angry mob (uncredited) is armed with an Ithaca 37.

Ithaca Model 37 riot version - 12 Gauge
BigFish I37 01.jpg

Double Barreled Shotgun

A member of the angry mob (uncredited) is armed with a Double Barreled Shotgun.

L.C. Smith case hardened hammerless side by side Field shotgun - 12 Gauge.
BigFish DBS 01.jpg


M1A1 Carbine

Edward Bloom is armed with an M1A1 Carbine when he parachutes into North Korea.

M1A1 Carbine with original L style rear sights, and side-folding stock, often referred to as the 'Paratrooper' carbine - .30 Carbine.
The pistol grip of Edward's M1A1 is seen here.
Edward with his M1A1 when he's discovered by the twins (Ada and Arlene Tai).

Mosin Nagant M1891

North Korean soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891 rifles. Edward Bloom takes one away from one of them when he parachutes in.

Full-length, Imperial Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 - 7.62x54mm R
Edward Bloom with the guard's Mosin Nagant.
A guard with his Mosin Nagant.

Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine

Some of the North Korean guards are armed with Mosin Nagant M44 Carbines.

Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine, with attached side-folding bayonet - 7.62x54mm R
A guard with his M44 carbine.


At least one of the North Koreans is armed with an SKS.

Russian Simonov Type 45 aka the Russian SKS rifle - 7.62x39mm
A North Korean with his SKS. Note the folding bayonet.

Unidentifiable rifle

A member of the angry mob is armed with an unidentifiable rifle. There's just not enough seen to make a proper ID.

BigFish rifle 01.jpg

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