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Exterminator 2

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Exterminator 2
Exterminator 2 Poster.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Mark Buntzman
Release Date 1984
Studio Cannon Group
Golan-Globus Productions
Main Cast
Character Actor
John Eastland Robert Ginty
X Mario Van Peebles
Caroline Deborah Geffner
Be Gee Frankie Faison

Exterminator 2 is a 1984 sequel to The Exterminator (1980) directed by Mark Buntzman. John Eastland (Robert Ginty) continues his vigilante practice, now by using a flamethrower. His primary enemy is X (Mario Van Peebles), a ruthless and ambitious leader of gang of street thugs who plans to take full control on the night city.

The following weapons were used in the film Exterminator 2:


Colt Detective Special

In the opening scene Spider (Reggie Rock Bythewood) carries a nickel plated snub nose revolver. A 6-shot cylinder and the general shape allows to identify it as a Colt Detective Special.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with nickel finish and pearl grips - .38 Special
Spider holds a revolver.
Spider fires.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

In one scene John Eastland (Robert Ginty) and Be Gee (Frankie Faison) capture a thug and takes his revolver that appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 10. S&W Model 10 revolvers are also carried by various minor characters.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
Be Gee holds a thug at gunpoint.
Now the revolver is hold by Eastland.
A mounted police officer fires in air in the scene in park.
Tony (Kenny Marino) (at the left), mafia boss' bodyguard, carries a revolver tucked at his belt.

Smith & Wesson Model 28

In the opening scene one of the thugs is armed with a revolver that appears to be a large frame Smith & Wesson, most likely a Smith & Wesson Model 28.

Smith & Wesson Model 28 - .357 Magnum
The thug threatens the shop owner.
A close view of the barrel.



In the opening scene one of the thugs is armed with an M1911A1-style pistol.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
The thug threatens shop owner's wife.
Another view of the same scene.

Submachine Guns


An Uzi is X's (Mario Van Peebles) favoured weapon. Some of his men also use Uzi SMGs. In one scene Be Gee's (Frankie Faison) loads an Uzi but later it switches to a MAC-10.

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Spider (Reggie Rock Bythewood) with an Uzi in ambush.
Be Gee loads an Uzi.
X holds an Uzi during the first encounter with Eastland and Be Gee.
A thug with Uzi is shot during the final battle.
Another thug with an Uzi.
X holds an Uzi in the final scene.

MAC-10 (fitted with a barrel extention)

When Eastland and Be Gee interrupt a deal between X and mafia, Be Gee's (Frankie Faison) Uzi switches to a MAC-10, fitted with a barrel extention. While the extention looks similar to sound suppressor, it doesn't affect the sound of firing.

MAC-10 used by John Wayne in the film McQ- chambered in 9x19mm Parabellum. Suppressor is not the original. Image supplied by Long Mountain Outfitters.
Be Gee with a MAC-10 in action.
Be Gee drops his gun, being shot.

Smith & Wesson 76

In the final scene one of X's thugs is armed with a Smith & Wesson 76.

Smith & Wesson M76 - 9x19mm‎
A man in a red coat at the right holds an S&W 76.
The same character fires his SMG.



A SPAS-12 is carried by one of X's thugs in the scene of the drug deal.

Franchi SPAS-12 with butt hook attached to stock - 12 gauge
A man in red coat holds a SPAS-12.
A SPAS-12 is seen at the left.

Double Barreled Shotgun

In the opening scene a thug nicknamed Red Rat (Bruce Smolanoff) is armed with a double barreled shotgun with a pistol grip. During the heist of the armoured car one of X's thugs is armed with a double barreled shotgun with a standard buttstock.

Red Rat holds his shotgun during the robbery of a shop.
A close view of the barrels.
A thug with a shotgun.
A thug with a shotgun is seen at the background.

Winchester Model 1897

Winchester Model 1897 pump action shotguns are seen in hands of John Eastland (Robert Ginty) and X's thugs.

Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun - 12 gauge
X's thug holds a pump action shotgun.
John Eastland aims a shotgun at a captured thug.
Another view of the same scene.


Ruger Mini-14

In the final scene one of X's thugs is armed with a Ruger Mini-14. A Mini-14 is also briefly seen in hands of John Eastland (Robert Ginty) when he readies for the final fight.

Blued Ruger Mini-14 Standard Model Semiautomatic Rifle (Pre-2005) with 30 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
A man at the left holds a Mini-14.
John Eastland holds an unloaded Mini-14.

Assault Rifles

M16 (SP1)

Numerous M16-type rifles are used by X's thugs in several scenes. These appear to be M16 (SP1) rifles with slab-side receivers. The rifle is also seen in hands of John Eastland (Robert Ginty) but he doesn't use this weapon in action.

M16 with 20-round magazine and original 3-prong flash hider - 5.56x45mm
Exterminator 2-M16-2.jpg
A thug holds an M16 during the heist of the armoured car.
Eastland loads an M16.
A thug fires an M16 during the final battle.
A thug in X's den holds an M16-type rifle. This particular rifle could be an MGC replica.


Several AK-47s of unclear version are seen in X's den. They aren't used in action.

Maadi ARM - 7.62x39mm. This Egyptian clone of AK is often seen in American movies.
At least three AKs are seen among other weapons and ammo.

Machine Guns

M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle

A remotely controlled BAR M1918 is one of two machine guns that John Eastland mounts on the garbage truck that he uses in the last battle against X.

M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle - .30-06
Exterminator 2-BAR-1.jpg
A remotely controlled BAR is mounted on the side of the truck.

Browning M1917

Another machine gun, mounted on the garbage truck, appears to be a Browning M1917, fitted with a perforated barrel cover (supposedly a custom one).

Browning M1917 - .30-06
A good view of the machine gun.
M1917 in action.


An M60 machine gun is seen in X's den. It isn't used in action.

M60 machine gun with bipod folded - 7.62x51mm NATO
An M60 is seen on the foreground.

Other Weapons

Custom M2A1 Flamethrower

John Eastland's signature weapon is a custom flamethrower based on an M2A1. This flamethrower appears to be the same one used in the 1983 film Deal of the Century. All scenes with the flamethrower were added in the movie when it was re-edited and re-shot by "film doctor" William Sachs. Robert Ginty didn't appear in these scenes and was replaced by a stuntman.

M1A1 Flamethrower
A view of John Eastland with his flamethrower opens the movie.
A close view of the firing device.
The reservoirs.
Eastland's flamethrower "rests" until his next hunt.
Eastland fires his flamethrower in the final scene.

Mk 2 hand grenade

John Eastland (Robert Ginty) uses several Mk 2 hand grenades as booby traps in the final battle.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" World War II-made High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Eastland plants a booby trap.


An M72 LAW rocket launcher is used by X's thugs to stop an armoured car. In the final scene a LAW is used against Eastland's garbage truck but it appears to be a hard target, no less than a battle tank.

M72A2 LAW - 66mm
A thug holds a LAW during the heist.
A thug fires at Eastland's truck.

Unidentified flare pistol

During the heist of the armoured car one of X's thugs uses a flare pistol to down a police helicopter. The flare pistol is shown here as a high potent weapon, successfully replacing a portable SAM.

A thug in red fires his flare pistol.

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