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Lake Placid (1999)

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Lake Placid (1999)

Lake Placid is a 1999 adventure horror film that revolves around the citizens of a small town who must stop the newly discovered 30 foot crocodile that terrorizes their lake. The film would spawn several television film sequels that premiered on the Sci-Fi (later SyFy) channel. In 2015, the SyFy channel would premiere Lake Placid vs. Anaconda, another television film that crossed over this series with the Anaconda film franchise.

The following weapons were used in the film Lake Placid (1999):



Winchester Model 70

A few Winchester Model 70 rifles can be seen in the possession of multiple law enforcement officers in the film. Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) and other individuals can be seen toting Model 70 rifles as the small group searches for the crocodile and discovers the head of their fellow officer. Deputy Sharon Gare (Meredith Salenger) can be seen with one of these rifles near the end and uses it to fire at least one shot at the crocodile when it charges the truck.

Winchester New Model 70 Super Grade with no scope - .30-06
Keough (Brendan Gleeson) carries a scoped Winchester Model 70 rifle.
Park Rangers and deputies fire bolt action rifles at the crocodile.

Sako 75 Hunter

Carried by Deputy Stevens (Richard Leacock) when searching with Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson)

Sako 75 Hunter Bolt action rifle with no scope - .30-06
The deputy to the left of Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) carries a Sako rifle.
The deputy on the right carries the rifle.

Sporterized Military Surplus Rifles

Park Rangers and deputies fire what seem to be sporterized Military surplus bolt action rifles.


Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher

Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) arms himself with a Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher with a custom long barrel (calling it a "Light Weight Forward Area Air Device Unit"). "Whatever's out there, one shot with this and its dead." He ultimately uses it to dispatch a Crocodile.

Cobray M79LF stand alone launcher - 37mm
A shot of the hard case holding Keough's "Light Weight Forward Area Air Device Unit", in reality a customized Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher.
Keough assembles his Cobray Launcher in preparation for capturing the animal.
Sheriff Keough aims his Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher after the Crocodile attacks the helicopter.
"Something tells me that everything is just perfectly safe..." Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) with his Cobray M79LF 37mm Launcher.

Palmer Cap-Chur Long Range Projector

In the climax of the film Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) is seen using a Palmer Cap-Chur Long Range Projector to calm down the male crocodile.

Cap-Chur Tranquilizer Rifle.
Jack (Bill Pullman) takes the rifle.
Jack shoots the male crocodile.


Mossberg 500 AT

Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) carries a Mossberg 500AT shotgun when his groups is hunting for the crocodile and come across the deputy's head and footprint of the crocodile.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 Gauge
Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) walks with his Mossberg 500AT Shotgun.


Taurus Model 66

Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) carries the Taurus Model 66 revolver as his sidearm, and pulls it out and inadvertently scares Hector Cyr when he investigates sounds in the forest.

Taurus Model 66 blued finish with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
Sheriff Keough (Brendan Gleeson) shows off his Taurus Model 66 to Hector after they argue - .357 Magnum.

Ruger Security Six

Deputy Sharon Gare (Meredith Salenger) fires a blued Ruger Security Six out of Hector's helicopter window when one of the crocodiles attacks it.

Ruger Security Six - .357 Magnum
Sharon (Meredith Salenger) holding the revolver.
Sharon aims at the crocodile.

Smith & Wesson Model 586

Jack Wells (Bill Pullman) uses Smith & Wesson Model 586 near the end of the film and fires six shots at the crocodile as it approaches Kelly.

Smith & Wesson Model 586 - .357 Magnum
Jack Wells' (Bill Pullman) revolver is circled in red.

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