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The Cat (Die Katze)

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The Cat (Die Katze)
Die Katze Poster.jpg
Original German Poster
Country GER.jpg West Germany
Directed by Dominik Graf
Release Date 1988
Language German
Studio Bavaria Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Probek Götz George
Jutta Ehser Gudrun Landgrebe
Commissioneer Voss Joachim Kemmer
Junghein Heinz Hoenig
Britz Ralf Richter
Ehser Ulrich Gebauer

The Cat (Die Katze) is a 1988 German crime thriller directed by Dominik Graf. Seasoned criminal Probek (Götz George) organises a bank heist, sending two of his accomplices in the bank and directing them from outside. The wife of the bank chief manager is also involved in the plan but she has a hidden agenda all her own.

The following weapons were used in the film The Cat (Die Katze):


Ruger Speed Six

Britz (Ralf Richter) uses the Ruger Speed Six during the heist.

Ruger Speed Six with Pachmayr grips - .357 Magnum
Britz holds his revolver at the head of bank manager.
Unmasked Britz holds his revolver.
A close view of the revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 586

Junghein (Heinz Hoenig) uses the Smith & Wesson Model 586 during the heist.

Smith & Wesson Model 586 with 6" barrel - .357 Magnum
Junghein holds the hostages at gunpoint.
The revolver on the table.
Junghein aims.


CZ 75 "Pre-B"

Probek's (Götz George) handgun is the custom two-tone CZ 75 "Pre-B" pistol. It looks like two different props are seen, with different combination of two-tone and ajustable sights on the second prop.

"Pre-B" CZ 75 - 9x19mm
Probek's guns: CZ 75 and Uzi.
Probek loads the pistol. It looks different from the one, seen in the box.
Probek holds the pistol.

Browning BDA

In the final scene, Probek's (Götz George) CZ 75 switches to a two-tone Browning BDA due to a continuity error.

Browning BDA, later production model, distinguishable from earlier model with different decocker design - 9x19mm
A wounded Probek holds the pistol in the final scene.

Umarex GPDA

Commissioneer Voss (Joachim Kemmer) carries Umarex GPDA, blank firing version of Browning BDA.

Browning GPDA9 - 9mm PAK
The grip is seen.
Voss holds his pistol in the final scene.
Another view of the pistol.

SIG-Sauer P225

Police officers are armed with SIG-Sauer P225 pistols, standing for P6s, issued for German police.

SIG-Sauer P225 - 9x19mm
Police officers aim their P225 pistols and Heckler & Koch MP5A2 SMGs.
One of the police officers at the right holds the P225 pistol.
Inspector Rucker (Claus-Dieter Reents) holds his pistol.
A police officer fires the pistol in the final scene.

Submachine Guns


Another Probek's (Götz George) gun is customised Uzi (probably based on Uzi Carbine) with sniper scope.

Uzi semiautomatic Carbine with 16" barrel (IMI Model A) - 9x19mm
Probek's guns: CZ 75 and Uzi.
Probek attaches the sniper scope.
He holds the gun.
The assembled Uzi with long barrel, unfolded stock and sniper scope.
Probek holds the Uzi in the final scene.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

Most officers of special unit carry Heckler & Koch MP5A2 SMGs.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with "tropical" wide handguard - 9x19mm
Police officers with MP5A2 SMG and Mossberg 500 Cruiser shotgun.
A police officer carries the MP5 with jungle-taped magazines.
Police officers aim their SIG-Sauer P225 pistols and MP5A2 SMGs.
A police officer fires his MP5 in the final scene.


Mossberg 500 Cruiser

Police also use Mossberg 500 Cruiser shotguns.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser - 12 gauge
Police officers with Heckler & Koch MP5A2 SMG and Mossberg 500 Cruiser shotgun.
A police officer at the left holds the shotgun.
One of the police officers at the right holds the shotgun.


Heckler & Koch G3SG/1

Police snipers are armed with Heckler & Koch G3SG/1 sniper rifles.

Heckler & Koch G3SG/1 - 7.62x51mm NATO
Special unit officers appear from the helicopter, holding Heckler & Koch MP5A2 and G3SG/1.
Another view of the G3.
Snipers aim their rifles.

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