|G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 action film based on Hasbro's popular line of action figures as well the subsequent comic book and cartoon series. In the film, two US Special Forces soldiers find themselves introduced to a covert military organization codenamed "G.I. JOE", which seeks to recover a cache of warheads containing deadly nanotechnology. The film was directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy) and the cast included Channing Tatum, Dennis Quaid, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller and Ray Park. A sequel, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, was released in 2013.
The following weapons were used in the film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra:
FN FiveseveN pistols are used by Snake Eyes (Ray Park) and Breaker (Saïd Taghmaoui).
FN Five-SeveN Tactical - 5.7x28mm.
Several Five-seveNs are seen on the wall behind Duke (Channing Tatum
The Five-seveNs are seen on the wall behind Ripcord (Marlon Wayans
Breaker (Saïd Taghmaoui
) holds his FiveSeveN while Scarlett aims her crossbow.
Snake Eyes tries to use his FiveseveN on Baroness' SUV. This is a mirrored shot, since you can clearly see the ejection port on the wrong side.
Sgt. Stone (Brendan Fraser
) appears to have a FiveSeveN holstered while observing Duke and Snakes Eyes fight.
Colt Gold Cup National Match
General Hawk (Dennis Quaid) carries a Colt Gold Cup National Match handgun as his main sidearm. He is seen pulling it during the attack of the Joe HQ.
Colt Gold Cup National Match (Mark IV, Series 70) - .45 ACP
A closeup of Gen. Hawk's Colt in his holster. The magwell mainspring housing is clearly seen.
General Hawk (Dennis Quaid) and Duke (Channing Tatum) both are seen with Kimber Warrior pistols.
Kimber Warrior II - .45 ACP
Duke draws his (uncocked) Kimber on the Baroness.
A Colt M1911A1 is pulled by Rex Lewis (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) during a flashback.
SIG-Sauer P226 Sport II
A SIG-Sauer P226 SL Sport II is used by Storm Shadow (Byung-hun Lee) to shoot a scientist at the DeCobray lab and during the car chase scene in Paris.
SIG-Sauer P226 SL Sport II with spare magazines - 9x19mm
SIG-Sauer P228 handguns are used by French police when they apprehend Ripcord in Paris and by a Secret Service Agent near the end of the film.
SIG-Sauer P228 - 9x19mm. This is a really well worn movie blank adapted gun
The French officer on the far left with his SIG drawn.
A Secret Service (a disguised COBRA-member) agent pulls his SIG.
Heckler & Koch MP7A1
A Heckler & Koch MP7A1 is used by The Baroness (Sienna Miller) to shoot at Duke (Channing Tatum) and Ripcord (Marlon Wayans) during the action sequence in Paris.
H&K MP7A1 4.6x30mm with Zeiss Z-Point sight. This MP7 shown in SMG configuration.
MP7 with extended magazine
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
Several Heckler & Koch MP5A3s are carried by the French National Police anti-terrorist unit that arrests the Joes after the chase in Paris.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight - 9x19mm
French Police Anti-Terrorist officers armed with MP5A3s escort Ripcord, Scarlett, Breaker and Heavy Duty into custody after the nanomite attack on the Eiffel Tower
The MP5A3 is seen on the left.
Heckler & Koch MP5A2
Several Heckler & Koch MP5A2s are seen on the rack in the armory.
Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight - 9x19mm
MP5A2s on the wall next to the G36Cs.
Heckler & Koch MP5K
Heckler & Koch MP5Ks with the PDW-style folding stock were seen in the hands of French police.
Heckler & Koch MP5K with the PDW-style folding stock - 9x19mm
The AA-12 was used by Duke (Channing Tatum) during the attack on the G.I. Joe base, the Pit.
MPS Auto Assault-12, 12 Gauge
Duke spots the AA-12 and picks it up.
Duke (Channing Tatum
) fires an AA-12 shotgun (with a drum magazine) he picked up from a dead G.I. Joe soldier at nearby grenades, blowing up a Neo-Viper soldier during the attack in the Pit
FN F2000 Tactical
The FN F2000 Tactical is the standard rifle of the G.I Joe unit, and is used at various times by Duke, Ripcord and by the other Joes at the Pit.
FN F2000 Tactical with CAA FVG5 foregrip 5.56x45mm NATO
Ripcord uses the FN F2000 during the training exercise.
Heckler & Koch HK416D
The Heckler & Koch HK416D rifle is used by Duke (Channing Tatum), Ripcord (Marlon Wayans) and their unit during the early part of the film, prior to joining the GI Joes.
Heckler & Koch HK416D with 10 inch barrel, 5.56x45mm NATO
Duke turns with an HK416D
Duke (Channing Tatum
) aims his HK416D at the Joes arriving on the scene
Heckler & Koch G36C
Another choice of assault rifle for G.I. Joe is the Heckler & Koch G36C. Some of MARS's guards are armed with several during the end of the film. A special forces soldier in the first action sequence is also armed with a G36C. A couple of the French police also carried them as well.
Heckler & Koch G36C - 5.56x45mm
The Special Ops soldier on the right fires his G36C at a Cobra gunship during the convoy attack early in the movie. You can tell this is a mirrored shot because the shells are ejecting from the wrong side.
A M.A.R.S. guard aims his G36C at Duke as he tries to escape McCullen's (Destro) base in the Arctic, also a mirrored shot.
The French officer using the G36 is actually holding it left handed and hence, not a mirrored shot.
M4A1 carbines are used by Duke and Ripcord during a flashback sequence. Several soldiers also used the M4A1 during the convoy attack sequence.
Colt M4A1 with 6 position collapsible stock - 5.56x45mm.
Duke fires his M4A1 in a flashback sequence in East Africa
Army soldier (left) with an M4A1 in a flashback sequence in East Africa
M4A1 carbine 5.56x45mm with M68 Aimpoint red dot scope, flip-up rear sight, and M203 grenade launcher 40mm
Army soldiers (the one in the foreground has an M4A1 with M203 grenade launcher) fires at Baroness and her Neo-Viper party after the convoy ambush
Ripcord (Marlon Wayans
) reloads his M4A1/M203 during the flashback skirmish in East Africa. Note flashlight pressure switch above the trigger of the M203
M16A2 rifles, including one with an M203 grenade launcher, are used by Army soldiers during a flashback sequence in East Africa. Instead of a heat shield, they just removed the lower half of the handguard when attaching the M203.
M16A2 with M203 grenade launcher
Spec Ops soldier with an M16A2 with M203.
Spec Ops armed with the M16A2. Also note a 1911 variant holstered on his leg.
Under fire with the M16A2.
M1 Garands are used by the honor guard at a funeral.
M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
The honor guard use M1 Garands for the rifle volley.
A Galil ARM fitted with accessory rails and C-more sight is used by one of the Special Ops soldiers that engage the M.A.R.S. soldiers during the convoy ambush.
IMI Galil ARM - 5.56x45mm
The Special Ops soldier on the bottom right is seen with the Galil.
Twin Browning M2HB machine guns are seen being remote-fired from atop of Duke and Ripcord's Rhino during the convoy ambush. Another M2HB can be seen mounted on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a demonstration of the Nanomites' destructive capabilities.
Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
Twin Browning M2HB
machine guns are fired from atop of the Rhino.
M240 Machine Gun
The M1A1 Abrams tank that is shown in the Nanomite presentation near the beginning of the film can be seen armed with two M240 machine guns; an M240C mounted coaxially next to the main gun, and an M240D mounted atop the turret at the Loader's hatch.
M240C machine gun 7.62x51mm NATO
M240D machine gun 7.62x51mm NATO
The M1A1 Abrams tank that is shown in the Nanomite presentation near the beginning of the film can be seen armed with two M240 machine guns
; an M240C mounted coaxially next to the main gun, and an M240D mounted atop the turret at the Loader's hatch.
Handheld Dillon Aero M134 Minigun
Heavy Duty (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) main weapon is a handheld GE M134 Minigun. Movie Armorer Steve Karnes built this minigun to similar specifications as the ones used by NEST soldiers in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Dillon Aero M134 with flash suppressor - 7.62x51mm NATO.
Heavy Duty confronts Duke holding his minigun.
General Dynamics GAU-17/A
Several General Dynamics GAU-17/A Miniguns can briefly be seen mounted on Black Hawk helicopters during Duke's flashback
General Dynamics GAU-17/A, US Air Force version of the M134 Minigun - 7.62x51mm NATO
Blackhawks armed with GAU-17/A Miniguns in Duke's flashback. This shot appears to be footage taken from Black Hawk Down
Heavy Duty uses a M249 SAW with a grenade launcher to destroy the Cobra drilling crafts.
M249 SAW 5.56x45mm paratrooper version with 200 round ammo drum
Heavy Duty uses a M249 SAW
with a grenade launcher in his right hand.
Mk 46 Mod 0
The Mk 46 Mod 0 is seen in the hands of a Special Op soldier that engages the Baroness and her soldiers during the convoy ambush.
Mk 46 Mod 0 machine gun 5.56x45mm
The Special Ops soldier at the bottom fires a Mk 46 Mod 0
A special forces soldier fires a AT4 at the Neo-Vipers during the convoy attack.
M136 AT4 Anti-Tank rocket launcher - 84mm
An Army soldier aims and prepares to fire his AT4
at the Neo-Vipers at the convoy ambush.
M203 Grenade Launcher
M203s are seen attached to Ripcord's M4 and another's M16 during the flashback scene.
M203 grenade launcher 40mm
Soldier with an M16A2 with M203. Note the missing lower half of the handguard.
Sage Control SL-6 Rotary Launcher
A Sage Control SL-6 Rotary Launcher is seen in the left hand of Heavy Duty when he takes out the Cobra drilling craft.
Heavy Duty uses a Sage Control SL-6 Rotary Launcher in his left hand.
Mk 2 Hand Grenade
A pair of Mk 2 hand grenades are strapped to both Duke and Ripcord's web gear during the convoy ambush.
Mk 2 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Duke carries Mk2 Hand Grenades on his vest.
Mecar M72 Hand Grenade
A bandolier containing Mecar M72 hand grenades is seen on the floor during the attack on the Joe HQ.
Mecar M72 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Hughes M230 Chain Gun
The M230 Chain Gun can be seen mounted on AH-64 Apache attack helicopters escorting Duke's convoy.
The M230 Chain Gun
can be seen mounted on AH-64 Apache attack helicopters escorting Duke's convoy.
Advanced Weaponry of G.I. Joe
Delta-6 Accelerator Suit
Duke and Ripcord are introduced to the Delta 6 Accelerator Suit, which is armed with triple explosive heat-seeking fire-and-forget rockets and a 10mm caseless Gatling submachine gun capable of firing 50 rounds per second.
Closeup of the Delta-6's 10mm caseless Gatling submachine gun, capable of firing 50 rounds per second.
Duke and Ripcord in their Accelerator Suits.