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Children of Men

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Children of Men
Poster children-of-men-poster.jpg
Movie Poster
Country UKD.jpg United Kingdom
Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Japan.jpg Japan
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Release Date September 22, 2006
Language English
Studio Universal Pictures
Strike Entertainment
Distributor Universal Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Thelonius "Theo" Faron Clive Owen
Kee Clare-Hope Ashitey
Julian Taylor Julianne Moore
Jasper Palmer Michael Caine
Miriam Pam Ferris
Luke Chiwetel Ejiofor
Patric Charlie Hunnam
Nigel Danny Huston

Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction action thriller film loosely adapted from the P.D. James novel of the same name and set in a future where women have become infertile and the human race is on the verge of extinction. Clive Owen stars as a government bureaucrat in the now-totalitarian state of Britain, who is asked by his estranged wife to protect a young woman who could hold the key to the human race's future. The film was directed by Alfonso Cuarón.

The following weapons were used in the film Children of Men:



Inglis Hi-Power

Ian (Paul Sharma), one of the 'Fishes' who kidnaps Theo (Clive Owen) is armed with a Inglis Hi-Power.

Inglis Hi-Power - 9x19mm
Paul clutches his Hi-Power.

IMI Jericho 941

A Two-Tone IMI Jericho 941 is used by Luke (Chiwetel Ejiofor) throughout the movie, first to threaten Patric (Charlie Hunnam) when he inadvertently reveals their secret plans and later to kill Jasper (Michael Caine).

Jericho 941 R - 9x19mm
Luke aims his pistol at Theo after killing two police officers.
Luke points his IMI Jericho at Patric.

Beretta 92F

A Beretta 92F is one of the guns seen on the table during the farmhouse meeting. Two United Kingdom Police officers who pull over the car before being shot by Luke (Chiwetel Ejiofor) also carry Berettas as their sidearms.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
The Taurus and a Beretta 92 (right) on the meeting table.
The two police officers aim their pistols at the car's occupants.
A Beretta 92F pistol lying next to the dead police officers.

Taurus PT92

During the meeting in the farmhouse, a stainless Taurus PT92 can be seen lying on the table.

Taurus PT92AFS - 9x19mm
The Taurus and a Beretta 92 on the meeting table.

Heckler & Koch USP

During the meeting in the farmhouse, a Heckler & Koch USP can be seen lying on the table. Syd (Peter Mullan), a Homeland Security Immigration Control officer also carries one as his sidearm, using it to threaten Theo and Kee when he decides to betray them for a reward.

Heckler & Koch USP - 9x19mm
The USP (centre) on the farm house table.
Syd threatens Kee and Theo with his USP.
Syd prepares to fire his USP.

Smith & Wesson 5906

Patric (Charlie Hunnam) carries a Smith & Wesson 5906 as his sidearm.

Smith & Wesson 5906 - 9x19mm
Patric aims his Smith & Wesson at Theo as he escapes from the farmhouse.
A side view of the pistol as Patric tries to prevent the group from escaping.
Patric (Charlie Hunnam) fires his Smith & Wesson 5906.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch UMP9

Heckler & Koch UMP-9 can be seen in the hands of 'Fish' resistance fighters and British Army soldiers.

Heckler & Koch UMP9 - 9x19mm
A resistance fighter (on the left) holds Sirdjan, Marichka, and Theo captive with a UMP9.


Heckler & Koch XM8 (Airsoft Replica)

Airsoft replicas of the H&K XM8 rifle with dummy sights from the G36K appear throughout the movie in the hands of British police officers guarding detained refugees and later at the Bexhill refugee camp.

Heckler & Koch XM8 - 5.56x45mm NATO
A British police officer with a fake Heckler & Koch XM8.

M4A1 Carbine

An M4A1 Carbine, fitted with an Elcan optical sight, is first seen in the hands of a 'Fish' gunman when Theo Faron (Clive Owen) is kidnapped by the resistance group. Later, during the action sequence at the Bexhill refugee camp, a female 'Fish' is also seen with an M4. While it would be more likely in reality for the gun to be a Diemaco C8A1 Carbine, Colt Canada did not sell to civilian companies (including film armorers) at the time this film was made, so it would be impossible to use one in the film. Another M4A1 carbine, equipped with an M203 grenade launcher, tactical light, and an AN/PEQ-2 IR designator, is used by Luke (Chiwetel Ejiofor) when his forces arrive at the Bexhill refugee camp.

Colt M4A1 Carbine - 5.56x45mm
The 'Fish' on the left carries an M4A1 carbine.
Luke fires his M4A1/M203 at British government forces.

Kalashnikov Variants

Two types of Kalashnikov rifles appear in the film. Modernized versions with plastic furniture are used by Tomasz (Jacek Koman) and Sirdjan (Faruk Pruti), while older versions with wooden stocks are seen in the hands of refugees throughout the film.

AKM - 7.62x39mm
A Kalashnikov variant (left) on the farmhouse table.
Tomasz aims his Kalashnikov at Theo and Kee. The rifle seems to use 5.56 magazines, and is fitted with a red dot sight.
A similar Kalashnikov with a folding stock carried by Sirdjan. It appears to have a custom handguard..
An Arab refugee (on the right) brandishing a rubber prop Kalashnikov.

Galil MAR

A Galil MAR (Micro Assault Rifle) is briefly used by Patric during the battle with the British Army in Bexhill.

Galil MAR (Micro Assault Rifle) - 5.56x45mm
Patric, a Galil MAR slung on his back, attacks advancing British troops.

Heckler & Koch G36

At the Bexhill refugee camp, one of the resistance fighters carries a G36C which he fires at approaching British troops. Shortly after, a British Army squad leader who orders his men to cease fire is also armed with a Heckler & Koch G36C. Prop G36Ks can also be seen in the hands of refugees during a funeral march.

Heckler & Koch G36C - 5.56x45mm
Theo runs past a dead 'Fish' and his G36C.
A British soldier gestures with his G36C. Note that like the fake XM8, this weapon has a ZF 3x4° dual scope.
Heckler & Koch G36K - 5.56x45mm
A refugee holding up a prop G36K.


British Army soldiers throughout the film use L85A1 rifles (identified by their round charging handles). They are fitted with SUSAT scopes, however, on closer examination, they are actually of Swedish rather than British origin based on the different designs of their mounting base. They are most prominently seen when the military invades the Bexhill refugee camp.

L85A1 with Swedish (designed for the Bofors AK 5B) SUSAT scope - 5.56x45mm NATO
British soldiers with L85A1 rifles stand outside a besieged apartment building. Their tank is an obsolete British Chieftain; the last of these tanks were retired in 1995. Note that the soldier at the front has no magazine inserted and wears obsolete Olive PLCE.
British soldiers firing at the building with L85A1 rifles. In this shot the shorter mounting base of the Swedish SUSAT can be clearly seen.

Machine Guns

Heckler & Koch HK21

A Fish at the farmhouse meeting is briefly shown brandishing a Heckler & Koch HK21 machine gun.

Heckler & Koch HK21 - 7.62x51mm NATO
The HK21 is seen to the left of the shot. Note the bipod, vented handguards, and ammunition drum that distinguish the weapon as a HK21.


An L7 machine gun is seen mounted at an army checkpoint leading to the Bexhill refugee camp. Another L7 is mounted on the commander's hatch of the Chieftain tank seen towards the end of the movie.

L7A2 - 7.62x51mm NATO
A British soldier mans a L7 machine gun as the bus carrying Theo and Kee passes the checkpoint, note the Scammmell and Foden DROPS vehicle in the background.
The Chieftain has an L7 machine gun in a remote-operated mount. Presumably, this is an L37A1 or A2 variant, also the Chieftain and most of the British Army vehicles are painted in 'British Berlin Brigade' urban camouflage.


As Theo and Kee leave the scene of a battle between the Fishes and the British Army, a single soldier can be seen wielding a Russian PK machine gun without an ammunition belt or box.

PK - 7.62x54mmR
A British soldier with a PKM. Note that there is no belt.


M203 Grenade Launcher

Luke (Chiwetel Ejiofor) fires an M203 grenade launcher attached to his M4A1 Carbine during the battle at the Bexhill refugee camp.

M203 grenade launcher 40mm mounted on M4A1 carbine 5.56x45mm with M68 Aimpoint red dot scope and flip-up rear sight
Luke points his M4A1/M203 carbine at Theo.

M136 AT4

A British soldier standing outside of the besieged apartment building carries a M136 AT4 launcher.

M136 AT4 - 84mm
A British soldier (middle) with a M136 AT4. The IFV behind them appears to be an FV101 Scorpion.

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