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Breaking News (original Chinese Title: 大事件; Cantonese: Daai si gin) is a 2004 film directed by Johnnie To about an attempt by Hong Kong Police to use the media to rebuild their reputation after an embarrassing defeat in a shootout is broadcast all over the news, however, their 'operation' goes horribly wrong.
The following weapons were used in the film Breaking News:
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
The Taurus PT92 is used by all of the members of Yuan's (Richie Ren) gang, as well as by assassin Chun (You Yong) and his partner. Inspector Cheung (Nick Cheung) later takes a PT92 from one of Yuan's men and uses it when the criminals attempt to escape the apartment building they are hiding in.
Colt Detective Special
The Colt Detective Special is the standard sidearm for all officers of the Criminal Investigative Branch (CIB) in the Hong Kong Police Force, including Inspector Cheung and his partner Hoi (Shiu Hung Hui). Superintendent Rebecca Fong (Kelly Chen) also uses a Detective Special when following Yuan after he escapes from the police cordon.
The last picture is definitely a Smith and Wesson Model 36. The ejector rod is closer to the barrel than the Colt.-saints
Smith & Wesson Model 10
Uniformed officers of the Hong Kong Police Force, including officers of the Police Tactical Unit (PTU) are armed with Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers.
Norinco Type 54/Model 213
Yuan uses a Norinco Type 54/Model 213 pistol when hiding out in Yip's (Suet Lam) apartment.
Heckler & Koch MP5
The Heckler & Koch MP5A2 is used by Inspector Cheung and another member of his CIB team, as well as by officers of the PTU who initially attempt to raid the apartment that the criminals are hiding in. Due to a continuity error, Cheung's MP5A2 switches from having a Surefire forend during the single-take shootout at the beginning of the film to having none in later scenes.
Officers of the Special Duties Unit (SDU) that arrive to support the PTU units are mostly armed with Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire dedicated forends.
A SDU officer can be briefly seen with a Heckler & Koch MP5SD3 while securing rescued hostages.
AK-47 rifles, distinguished by its milled receiver and non-hooded sights, are used by of the criminals during the opening shootout with the police.
Once Yuan's gang flees to the apartment building, their arsenal includes a Kalashnikov with an underfolding stock, possibly either an AKS-47 or AKMS due to its non-hooded sights. When the criminals and the SDU engage in a firefight, the rifle's stock changes from an underfolding one to a Polytech AKS-762 with a Galil-style sidefolding stock.
Unknown Sniper Rifles
SDU sniper teams surveying the apartment building are armed with sniper rifles of unknown make.
Mk 2 hand grenade
Mk 2 hand grenade are frequently employed by Yuan's gang.
M26 hand grenade
The M26 hand grenade is also used by the criminals, most noticeably when a wounded criminal tosses one of them at Inspector Cheung.