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Vares: Private Eye

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Vares: Private Eye (2004)

Vares: Private Eye is 2004 Finnish crime film. The film revolves around Private Eye Jussi Valtteri Vares (Juha Veijonen) and a prison escape, that gathers attention from the police and hitmen alike.

The following firearms can be seen in the film Vares: Private Eye:

Valmet M62

During the military refresher course in the beginning of the film, several Finnish soldiers can be seen with Valmet M62 assault rifles fitted with military blank adapters. Jussi Vares (Juha Veijonen) uses a Valmet M62 with an old style handguard and wood stock. Most of the other soldiers are seen with the more common, modernized M62, including Eeva Sunila (Laura Malmivaara).

Valmet M62 (Rk 62), older model with wooden stock - 7.62x39mm
Vares runs through a trench with his M62.
Vares' M62 lies against the wall. Here the old style handguard is clearly visible. It is not uncommon to see these older model M62s in use during military refresher courses in Finland.
Valmet M62 (Rk 62) (modernized) with plastic handguard. This version is the most commonly available/used version of the rifle. - 7.62x39mm
Eeva Sunila holds her M62 on Vares. Notice the military blank adapter at the end of the barrel.

Glock 17

Mikko Koitere (Samuli Edelmann) uses a Glock 17 as his sidearm throughout the film. Karl E. Miesmann (Jari Halonen) takes Koitere's Glock at one point and holds it on him.

Glock 17 (3rd Generation) - 9x19mm
Samuli Edelmann holds a Glock 17 in a publicity still for the film.
Koitere's Glock in its holster, just before he draws it.
Koitere holds his Glock on a criminal.
Note the trigger discipline.
Miesmann holds Koitere's Glock on him in a men's room.
Koitere holds his Glock during the climax.

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Antero Kraft (Jorma Tommila) uses a stainless Smith & Wesson Model 36 during the church scene to escape from the police. Her bride-to-be Eeva Sunila (Laura Malmivaara) smuggles it into the church under her wedding dress. Eeeva uses the Model 36 later on in the film.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 revolver with square butt - .38 Special
Kraft holds the Model 36 on a couple of police officers.
Tetsuo Sinkkonen holds the Model 36 at the motel.
The Model 36 lays on a cabinet.
Eeva holds the Model 36 on Kraft.

IMI Desert Eagle Mark VII

Jari 'Hillosilmä' Munck (Pekka Valkeejärvi) of the Finnish hitman duo carries a Desert Eagle as his sidearm throughout the film.

Desert Eagle MK VII - .44 Magnum
Munck holds his Desert Eagle on Eeva during the motel scene.
Munck executes Jarmo (Jasper Pääkkönen) with his Desert Eagle. Even though the gun is not suppressed, it sounds suppressed during this scene.
Munck pulls his Desert Eagle on Koitere and his partner.
Munck hods the gun on Vares.
Munck and Sinkkonen hold their sidearms during the climax.

Colt Python

Tetsuo Sinkkonen (Kari Hietalahti) of the Finnish hitman duo carries a stainless Colt Python with an 8 inch barrel as his sidearm in the film.

Colt Python Stainless Steel variant with 6" Barrel - .357 Magnum
Sinkkonen's Python in its holster.
Sinkkonen holsters his Python during the motel scene.
Sinkkonen pulls his Colt on Koitere and his partner, after Munck brings them in.
Sinkkonen holds his Python as the hitman duo discusses what their theme music should be like.
In a deleted scene, Tetsuo Sinkkonen can be seen cleaning his 8" Python.
Munck and Sinkkonen hold their sidearms during the climax.

Para-Ordnance P-12

Ifigenia Mustanen (Minna Turunen) carries a Para-Ordnance P-12 as her sidearm in the film.

Para-Ordnance P-12 - .45 ACP
Ifigenia holds her P-12 on Eeva and Vares.
Ifigenia puts the P-12 on Antero Kraft's head.
Ifigenia fires the P-12 during the climax.

Beretta Cheetah

Karl E. Miesmann (Jari Halonen) uses a Beretta Cheetah during the climax.

Beretta 85F "Cheetah" Pistol - Satin Nickel Finish - 8 round single stack - .380 ACP
Miesmann holds his Beretta on Vares during the climax.
Miesmann holds the Cheetah as he gets shot.
Miesmann struggles to fire his Beretta after being shot.

Armsel Protecta

Jarmo's (Jasper Pääkkönen) mother (Tuula Nyman) briefly uses an Armsel Protecta near the end of the film.

Armsel Protecta - 12 Gauge
Jarmo's mother holds the Protecta.
Jarmo's mother holds the Protecta on the Finnish hitman duo.

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