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Cop Story (Flic Story)

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Flic Story
Flic Story Poster.jpg
Original Cinema Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Jacques Deray
Release Date 1975
Language French
Studio Adel Productions
Lira Films
Mondial Televisione Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Inspector Roger Borniche Alain Delon
Émile Buisson Jean-Louis Trintignant
Inspector Hidoine Henri Guybet
Inspector Darros Denis Manuel
Jean-Baptiste Buisson André Pousse
Catherine Borniche Claudine Auger
Mario Poncini Renato Salvatori

Cop Story (Flic Story) is a 1975 French crime movie directed by Jacques Deray. The movie is based on the real story of police inspector Roger Borniche (Alain Delon) and criminal Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant).

The following weapons are seen in the movie Cop Story (Flic Story):


Smith & Wesson Military & Police

In the scene of the robbery of restaurant Jean-Baptiste Buisson (André Pousse), Émile Buisson's elder brother, is armed with Smith & Wesson Military & Police revolver. Later Mario le Rital (Renato Salvatori) is seen with the same revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Jean-Baptiste Buisson (André Pousse) holds restaurant headwaiter at gunpoint.
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Jean-Baptiste Buisson threatens ladies with his revolver during the robbery.
Mario le Rital (Renato Salvatori with the revolver.

Walther P38

In the beginning of the movie Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is armed with Walther P38. Later he changed it to M1911A1 and to the end of the movie Buisson got another P38 - he called this model his favorite weapon.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm.
Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant) cocks his P38.
A spent cartridge is seen in air.
Buisson with his P38 during the robbery of restaurant.
Inspector Roger Borniche (Alain Delon) examines P38.
A new Walther for Buisson.
Borniche with Buisson's P38 after the criminal is arrested.


After Buisson's P38 jammed, he changed it for M1911A1, taken from his henchman René Bollec (Maurice Barrier). Buisson used this pistol in several scenes until he changed it to another P38.

World War II issued Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP.
Bollec's M1911A1 pistol on the table.
The same pistol and two clips.
Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is firing his M1911A1.
One more close view on the pistol.
Émile Buisson with his pistol during the robbery.
A perfect view on the pistol.

MAB Model D

Police inspectors Roger Borniche (Alain Delon), Hidoine (Henri Guybet) and Darros (Denis Manuel) are armed with MAB Model D pistols. This is historically correct weapon for French police of late 1940s-early 1950s when the story takes place.

MAB Model D Pistol - 32 ACP.
Inspector Hidoine (Henri Guybet) fires his MAB.
Inspector Borniche (Alain Delon) with his MAB.
Borniche with his MAB after a bad jump off the roof.
Inspector Darros (Denis Manuel) puts his pistol in holster.

Beretta M951

One of Buisson's henchmen, Jeannot (Adolfo Lastretti), is armed with Beretta M951 pistol in the scene of the robbery of factory office.

Beretta M951 - 9x19mm.
Jeannot (Adolfo Lastretti) holds cashier at gunpoint with his Beretta M951.
A better view of the pistol.

Submachine guns

Sten Mk II

In the scene of the robbery of restaurant Buisson's companion Mario le Rital (Renato Salvatori) is armed with Sten Mk II (Canadian model).

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm.
Le Rital (Renato Salvatori) with his Sten during the robbery.
The shape of the stock is seen.
Another view on Le Rital with his Sten.


In one scene a gendarme holds MAS-38. In the final scene several police officers are seen with MAS-38s.

MAS-38 Submachine gun - 7.65mm.
A gendarme with MAS-38.
A police inspector with MAS-38.
Two more police inspectors with MAS-38s.
A close view on MAS-38.

Other weapon

F1 hand grenade

In the final scene Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is armed with F1 hand grenade.

F1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade with Mle1935 fuse.
The grenade is seen on the table.
Émile Buisson (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is trying to blow the grenade when he is arrested.

Firearms in the ballistic laboratory

A lot of firearms are seen on the wall and on the table in the police ballistic laboratory.

Among the firearms are seen M1 Carbine, two double barrel sawn-off shotguns (on the table), several Chamelot-Delvigne or St. Etienne revolvers, several Colt revolvers (most likely New Service or New Army & Navy), M1911 pistol (or its Spanish copy) and several other pistols and revolvers.

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