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Tough Guys

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Tough Guys
Tough Guys Poster.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Jeff Kanew
Release Date 1986
Studio Touchstone Pictures
Silver Screen Partners II
Bryna Productions
Distributor Buena Vista Distribution
Main Cast
Character Actor
Harry Doyle Burt Lancaster
Archie Long Kirk Douglas
LAPD Sgt. Deke Yablonski Charles Durning
Richie Evans Dana Carvey
Leon B. Little Eli Wallach
Belle Alexis Smith
Skye Darlanne Fluegel

Tough Guys is a 1986 comedic crime film directed by Jeff Kanew (V.I. Warshawski) and marked the final pairing of legendary actors Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, who star in the film as Harry Doyle and Archie Long, two aged criminals who are released from prison after a 30 year sentence and decide to pull off one last heist.

The following weapons were used in the film Tough Guys:


Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose

During the scene in the bank two robbers (Larry Mintz and Dick Hancock) are armed with Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose revolvers. Harry and Archie disarm them and somehow manage to keep the guns for themselves, using the revolvers during the armored track robbery and the highjacking on the train. In Harry's dream Sgt. Deke Yablonski (Charles Durning) holds same looking revolver. The same revolvers are also seen in hands of LAPD officers, Sheriff deputies and Border Patrol agents.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose (right side) - .357 Magnum.
Archie and Harry hold their revolvers in a promotion still.
A robber (Larry Mintz) holds his revolver.
He threatens Harry. The grip can be seen.
Now the situation has changed to the opposite.
Archie picks up the revolver of incapacitated robber.
Harry aims his revolver at armored truck guard. Due to a continuity error in this scene his revolver switches from Model 19 to Model 36 and then back again.
In Harry's dream Yablonski, dressed as the train engineer, aims the supposed Model 19.
Harry holds the revolver during the highjacking of the train.
A deputy at the right aims his revolver.
A Border Patrol agent aims his revolver at approaching train.

Smith & Wesson Model 36

During the armored truck robbery Harry's Smith & Wesson Model 19 switches to Smith & Wesson Model 36 due to a continuity error, and then back again. Archie holds the Model 36 in Harry's dream. Sgt. Deke Yablonski's (Charles Durning) revolver also appears to be the Model 36.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
Harry surprises the armored trucj guard with his revolver.
Belle (Alexis Smith) disarms Yablonski, taking him for a hitman.
Archie holds the Model 36 in Harry's dream.

Smith & Wesson Model 15

What appear to be Smith & Wesson Model 15 revolvers are seen in hands of LAPD officers, Sheriff deputies and Border Patrol agents. A retired criminal Jimmy Ellis (Nathan Davis) also carries the S&W Model 15.

Smith & Wesson Model 15 - .38 Special
Jimmy Ellis draws his revolver when Harry and Archie remember him about the "old good time".
A police officer fires the supposed Model 15.
Two men at the left and the one at the right are armed with supposed S&W Model 15 revolvers.

Colt Python

The first armored truck guard holds Colt Python revolver.

Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
The guard at the left holds the Python.

Various revolvers

Some revolvers are seen only partially so they hardly can be identified.

A revolver with engraved grips is partially seen during the opening credits.
A holstered revolver of a prison guard is seen at the left.



An M1911A1 is partially seen during the opening credits. In the final scene several sheriff deputies and border patrol agents are armed with M1911s. The Mexican police captain (Rick Garcia) carries a bright chrome plated M1911.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
A magazine and lot of pistol and revolver cartridges are seen during the opening credits.
A pearl grip of holstered 1911 is seen.
A sheriff deputy (at the left) aims his 1911 at approaching train.
Border Patrol agents aims their 1911s at approaching train.
The Mexican captain holds his bright 1911.

Toy M1911A1

When Harry and Archie visit their old buddy Dick Schultz (Simmy Bow), the latter draws the M1911A1 on them. Next moment the pistol reveals itself as a toy gun.

Schultz opens the door. The pistol is tucked in his pants.
Schultz aims his pistol...
... that appears to be a toy.

Submachine Guns


The second armored track guard carries Uzi SMG. He is disarmed by Archie who uses the Uzi during the train highjacking.

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Archie takes the Uzi from the guard.
Archie holds the Uzi.
Archie fires.


Double Barreled Shotgun

Elderly, short-sighted hitman Leon B. Little (Eli Wallach) carries the Sawed-Off Double Barrel Shotgun throughout the moive. In the scene in the train his gun is briefly hold by Richie Evans (Dana Carvey).

Stevens 311R (sawed-off) - 12 gauge
The first appearance of Leon B. Little.
Leon fires his shotgun in the scene in the train.
Richie holds Leon at gunpoint with his own gun.
The sawed-off stock is seen.

Mossberg 500

Mossberg 500 shotguns are used by LAPD officers and sheriff deputies.

Mossberg 500 "Persuader" with standard five-shot magazine tube - 12 gauge
The Mossberg 500 is seen in the police car.
What appears to be the Mossberg 500 is seen at the far right.

Remington 870

LAPD officers and sheriff deputies also use Remington 870 shotguns.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 gauge
A police officer fires his shotgun.
A deputy holds the Remington 870.
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Another deputy with the Remington 870.

Assault Rifles

Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II

Various law enforcement agencies personnel use M16 assault rifles. They appear to be semi auto Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II, identified by the combination of A1 upper receiver, slabside (screw pin) lower receiver and heavy barrel.

Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II, early model with A1 upper receiver and magazine removed - 5.56x45mm
A SWAT officer appears from the car with AR-15 Sporter in hands.
SWAT officers with AR-15s on the bridge. A sniper in center is armed with bolt action rifle.
A close view of the AR-15 Sporter in hands of a SWAT officer.
A SWAT officer fires his AR-15 in semi auto mode. The spent brass is seen in midair.
Another good view of the AR-15 Sporter.
A Sheriff's deputy holds the AR-15 Sporter with sniper scope.
Mexican policemen aim their M16s (supposedly the same AR-15 Sporters) at the background.

Sniper Rifles

Steyr SSG 69

A police sniper is armed with what appears to be a Steyr SSG 69.

Steyr SSG 69 PI with 10-round magazine - 7.62x51mm NATO
A sniper is seen in center.
He aims the rifle.
Another view of the gun.

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