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PTU (2003)

The following weapons were used in the film PTU:


Norinco Type 54

Two Norinco Type 54 pistols (Chinese-made versions of the Tokarev TT-33) are used by robbers during the final shootout on Canton Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong. However, during the finale, a continuity error occurs as the Type 54 changes into a Browning Hi-Power.

Norinco Type 54 Model 213 with blued finish - 9x19mm
A robber looking at the officer before aiming. The frame-mounted safety is visible, confirming this is a Type 54.
Commercial Browning Hi-Power Mark III - 9x19mm
The robber's Type 54 changes into a Hi-Power.


Smith & Wesson Model 36

The Smith & Wesson Model 36 .38 Special is the standard sidearm of the Hong Kong police plaincloth officers in the movie (standing in for the Colt Detective Special).

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 special
Inspector Cheung drops her M36 as she frantically falls back into her car in the shootout.
Detective Sha (Suet Lam) barely had time to recover his Model 36 from the pile of rubbish, and fires at the pursuing robber.
Detective Sha stares with disbelief at his recovered Model 36. Note the Pachmayr grips.
Detective Sha (Suet Lam) proudly holds his recovered M36 and guards the perimeter of the scene after the final shootout.
Inspector Cheung picks up her M36.
Inspector Cheung fires her M36.

Smith & Wesson Model 10/ Smith & Wesson Model 10HB

Multiple Smith & Wesson Model 10 and Smith & Wesson Model 10HB were used by uniformed HKPF PTU officers and PTU Sergeant (Simon Yam) as their main sidearm.

Smith & Wesson Model 10HB (heavy barrel) revolver (Post 1950s Model) - .38 Special.
PTU Sergeant (Simon Yam) fires his Model 10HB at the robbers.
PTU Sergeant (Simon Yam) revives a triad member to question him for intel. His holstered Model 10HB is clearly visible.
PTU officers aim their Model 10 and Model 10HB while searching a building.
PTU Sergeant (Simon Yam) aims his Model 10HB while a fellow officer aims his Model 10.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose

A Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose is used by Bald to revenge his son's death.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose revolver - .38 Special
Bald fires his Model 10 Snub Nose.

Airsoft Smith & Wesson Model 36

After losing his Smith & Wesson Model 36 .38 Special, Detective Sha (Suet Lam) goes to an airsoft shop to buy an airsoft Smith & Wesson Model 36. He holsters the airsoft pistol throughout the movie to hide the fact that he has lost his live-firing standard issue Model 36.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 with 3" Barrel and square butt - .38 special
Detective Sha chooses among the remaining stock of airsoft revolvers.
Detective Sha cuts down the 3-inch barrel of the airsoft Model 36 to 2 inches.
Detective Sha sprays the grip dark grey to mimick his live-firing Model 36's Pachmayr grips.
Detective Sha holsters the airsoft Model 36 to hide the fact that he has lost his live-firing standard issue Model 36.

Makarov PM

After the final shootout scene one of the robbers is seen lying dead beside a Makarov PM.

Russian Makarov PM - 9x18mm Makarov
One of the robbers lies dead beside his Makarov PM.

Assault Rifles

Norinco Type 56

Two Norinco Type 56 are used by the robbers.

Norinco Type 56-2 (side-folding stock variant) - 7.62x39mm
One of the robbers tries to cock his Norinco Type 56 to return fire at the PTU officers..
Another robber also tries to cock his Norinco Type 56 to return fire at the PTU officers.
The robber lies dead by his Norinco Type 56.


One of the robbers lies dead beside an M16. Judging from the obvious bend it may be a rubber prop.

The original M16, the first version, firing from a 20-round magazine - 5.56x45mm NATO.
One of the robbers lies dead beside his M16.

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