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Escape 2000

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Escape 2000 (1982)

Note: This film was originally released as Turkey Shoot. Escape 2000 is the US release title. It was also retitled Blood Camp Thatcher in the UK.

The following guns were used in the 1982 Australian film Escape 2000:


Handguns

Colt M1911A1

The other officer arresting Paul carries an M1911A1.

Colt M1911A1 Pistol Commercial - .45 ACP
Another officer looking for Paul armed with an M1911A1.

Colt Trooper

Paul (Steve Railsback) is briefly uses a nickel Colt Trooper to fire at guards at the end. He wasn't seen taking the revolver in the film, so it is assumed he took it from the Jeep that he and Chris stole.

Colt Trooper with 6" barrel - .357 Magnum
Paul firing the revolver. On first glance, it looks like the ejector rod is exposed, but upon closer inspection, it is enclosed, further proving that it is a Trooper.

Smith & Wesson Model 27

Ritter (Roger Ward) uses a long-barreled Smith & Wesson Model 27 when chasing Paul (Steve Railsback) and Chris (Olivia Hussey).

Smith & Wesson Model 27 with Patridge Sights - .357 Magnum.
Ritter holds his revolver while looking for Paul and Chris in the swamps.
Ritter aims at Paul while Chris cuts his hands off. Note the obviously fake hands.
Ritter's severed hand holding the Smith & Wesson (finger still twitching!)

Submachine Guns

MP40

The MP40 is used by a few prison guards. It is also used by Tito (Michael Petrovitch) and some prisoners at the end.

MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
"OPEN SEASON!" Tito fires at Paul and Chris.
A guard is shot while holding his MP40.
The MP40 seen slung on Paul's shoulder.
Chris fires at the computer monitors.

Rifles

Colt CAR-15 Commando

One of the police officers arresting Paul Anders (Steve Railsback) carries a Colt CAR-15 Commando.

Late 1970s model AR15 Sporter 1 Carbine - converted into an XM177 Lookalike for the film The Dogs of War - 5.56x45mm
An officer looking for Paul.

MCG Replica M16

A Model Gun Corp replica of the M16 is the main rifle of the prison camp guards.

MGC M16
Ritter (Roger Ward) fires his M16 at the ground at the start of the hunt. Ward is not actually firing, there are just bullet impacts and sound effects.
Some guards holding M16s, while others hold MP40s during Ritter's "ball game".
A guard forcing prisoners back with his M16. Note the three pronged flash hider.

Colt M16A1

When there is scene of the MCG rifle firing, it changes to an actual M16A1 with a thirty round magazine. They are mainly used in the final gunfight between the prisoners and the guards.

Colt M16A1 with 30 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
Two guards firing M16s while another throws a grenade.
Prisoners firing M16s.
Prisoners fire at the guards.
Close up of the rifle firing.

L1A1

One of the hunters (Gus Mercurio) carries an Australian L1A1 self-loading rifle with a scope, extended magazine, and sawn-off barrel configuration. After the hunter is killed by Griff (Bill Young), he takes the rifle and uses it to fire at Thatcher (Michael Craig) and Jennifer (Carmen Duncan).

Australian L1A1 with rounded vent hole handguards
A hunter searching for Griff with his rifle.
Griff shows Rita (Lynda Stoner) his L1A1.
Griff aiming at Thatcher.
Griff firing at Thatcher.

Winchester Model 70

Charles Thatcher (Michael Craig) uses a Winchester Model 70 as his weapon of choice throughout the hunt.

Thatcher loads his rifle before the hunt.
Thatcher aims at Paul.
Thatcher fires at Griff.

Machine Guns

Browning AN/M2

A Browning AN/M2 machine gun is mounted on the Tito's Jeep that Paul (Steve Railsback) and Chris (Olivia Hussey) steal.

Browning AN-M2 .30-06 Flexible Gun
Tito fires at Chris.
Chris fires at the guards.

M60

An M60 machine gun is seen mounted on the prison truck at the beginning and used by a prisoner at the end.

M60 machine gun with bipod extended - 7.62x51mm NATO
The M60 on the prison truck.
A prisoner firing an M60.

MG42

Twin MG42 gun turrets are seen throughout the film. One is used by Paul (Steve Railsback) to kill Thatcher (Michael Craig) at the end.

MG42 with sling and bipod collapsed - 7.92mm Mauser
The twin MG42s fire at Paul and Chris.
Paul blows off Thatcher's head.

Launchers

M72 LAW

An M72 LAW rocket launcher is used by Paul (Steve Railsback) and another prisoner at the end.

M72 LAW - 66mm
Paul fires at a guard tower.
A prisoner aims his M72.

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