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Son of a Gun

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Son of a Gun
Theatrical Poster
Country AUS.jpg Australia
Directed by Julius Avery
Release Date 2014
Studio Altitude Film Entertainment
Bridle Path Films
Distributor Entertainment One Films
A24 (USA)
Main Cast
Character Actor
JR Brenton Thwaites
Brendon Lynch Ewan McGregor
Tasha Alicia Vikander
Sam Lennox Jacek Koman
Sterlo Matt Nable
Josh Tom Budge
Chris Nash Edgerton
Wilson Damon Herriman

Son of a Gun is a 2014 crime thriller written and directed by Julius Avery (Overlord). Brenton Thwaites stars as JR, a young criminal who falls under the sway of notorious armed robber Brendon Lynch (Ewan McGregor) while serving a short stint in prison. JR later breaks Lynch out of prison, and joins him for a gold heist orchestrated by crime lord Sam (Jacek Koman). As JR becomes more involved with Lynch's gang, he becomes torn between his loyalty to Lynch and his attraction to Sam's girlfriend Tasha (Alicia Vikander).

The following weapons were used in the film Son of a Gun:


Tanfoglio Stock III

JR (Brenton Thwaites) finds a Tanfoglio Stock III pistol in Lynch's suitcase. The pistol is later extensively used by Lynch and JR throughout the film.

Tanfoglio Stock III - 9x19mm
JR fools around with Lynch's gun.
JR aims the pistol during the gold heist.
Lynch fires the Tanfoglio Stock III during a shootout.
Lynch brandishes the Tanfoglio Stock III.

Beretta 92FS Inox

The Beretta 92FS Inox is used by Sam Lennox (Jacek Koman). A henchman also uses a Beretta when confronting Lynch.

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm.
Lennox holds a Beretta 92FS Inox.
A henchman holds Lynch at gunpoint with a Beretta.

Glock 17

Glock 17 pistols are used by Western Australia Police officers and security guards.

3rd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
A Glock 17 is retrieved from a security guard.
WA Police aim their weapons at the thieves.
An officer tells his men to lower their weapons.

Glock 17 (Full Auto Conversion)

A Russian mobster uses a Glock 17 converted to full automatic with an extended magazine during a shootout.

Glock 17 converted to full auto with 33 round magazine - 9x19mm
The mobster fires a Glock 17 with an extended magazine during the shootout.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5K

JR acquires a Heckler & Koch MP5K from Wilson (Damon Herriman) which he uses to hijack a helicopter to free Lynch from prison.

Heckler & Koch MP5K - version with SEF Plastic Trigger Pack - 9x19mm.
JR holds a MP5K.
JR loads the MP5K.
JR threatens a helicopter pilot with the MP5K.


Remington 870

Prison guards use Remington 870 shotguns while atttempting to prevent Lynch's prison break. WA police officers also use Remington 870s with target sights during the gold heist.

Remington 870 with early style black synthetic riot foregrips and buttstock - 12 gauge.
A prison guard with a Remington 870 dodges gunfire during the prison break.
A police officer fires a Remington 870 at the fleeing thieves.

Remington 870 Folding Stock

Police officers confronting Lynch and JR at the gold mine wield Remington 870s with rifle sights and SureFire forends.

Remington 870 Police Magnum with folding stock - 12 gauge
An officer aims a Remington 870 as the thieves use a group of hostages as cover.
WA Police aim their weapons at the thieves.

Remington 870 (Sawn-Off)

Sterlo (Matt Nable) uses a Remington 870 with a sawn-off barrel and stock during the gold mine heist.

Remington 870 with sawed off barrel and stock - 12 gauge
Sterlo holds hostages at gunpoint with a Remington 870.
Sterlo opens fire as the thieves make their escape.

Ithaca Model 37 "Stakeout"

Josh (Tom Budge) uses a Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" shotgun during the gold mine heist.

Ithaca 37 "Stakeout", blued finish with wooden forearm - 20 gauge
Josh threatens a hostage with a Ithaca 37 "Stakeout".
Sterlo holds the Ithaca 37.


M4A1 Carbine

JR acquires a M4A1 Carbine with a number of accessories including an ACOG sight, foregrip and Ace SOCOM stock from Wilson. JR and Lynch use the M4A1 throughout the film, most notably during the gold heist. Tactical Response Group (TRG) officers from the Western Australia Police also use M4A1s.

Colt M4A1 with 4 position collapsible stock, RIS foregrip, folding rear sight, and ACOG scope - 5.56x45mm
A row of M4A1 carbines in Wilson's arsenal.
JR holds the M4A1.
JR covers Lynch's escape.
Lynch holds the M4A1.
Lynch fires the M4A1 while fleeing from the heist.

F-88A1C Austeyr

Wilson uses a F-88A1C Austeyr carbine while testing weaponry with JR.

Austeyr F-88A1C - 5.56x45mm
Wilson holds a F-881A1C.
Wilson fires the F-88A1C from the hip.
Wilson yells while reloading.


AKM rifles are seen in Wilson's armory.

AKM, Stamped Steel Receiver w/ slant muzzle brake - 7.62x39mm
Three AKMs can be seen behind JR.

AIMR 5.45

Romanian AIMR carbines can be seen among the AKM rifles.

AIMR - 5.45x39mm. The original Romanian designation for this rifle is the PA md. 86 cu țeavă scurtă (short barrelled).
Two AIMR carbines are hanging behind JR.

Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Magnum

An Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Magnum rifle can be seen in Wilson's arsenal.

Accuracy International AWSM - .338 Lapua Magnum
An AWM rifle sits on a table behind Wilson.

Remington 700

TRG snipers use what appear to be Remington 700 rifles while conducting a raid.

Remington 700PSS with Leupold Mark 4 scope and Harris bipod - .300 Win Mag
Police snipers take up position.

Machine Guns

M60 Machine Gun

Wilson provides JR with a M60 machine gun with a MK 43-style handguard and an ELCAN sight.

M60 machine gun with bipod extended - 7.62x51mm NATO
M60E4 MK43 Mod 1 machine gun with RIS foregrip and ammo belt - 7.62x51mm NATO
Wilson brandishes the M60.
JR clutches the M60.
JR fires the M60.



Wilson brandishes a RPG-7 launcher while selling weapons to JR.

RPG-7 - 40mm
Wilson holds the RPG-7.

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