Several Rangers can be seen carrying FN Minimis throughout the film, standing in for the M249-E1 SAW. It is also the weapon used by Specialist Lance Twombly (Tom Hardy) to accidentally deafen Nelson when he fires it too close to his head. The Minimis are also fitted with circular 200-round cloth ammo bags instead of hard plastic drums.
Handsome Bob (Tom Hardy) keeps a .38 special Smith & Wesson Model 64 revolver filled with blanks as a sidearm. Handsome Bob aims his revolver (filled with blanks) at workmen who attempt to apprehend them after a botched robbery.
Michael Peterson AKA Charles Bronson (Tom Hardy) uses a sawed-off double-barreled shotgun to rob a bank.
A Milkor MGL Mk 1L (MGL-140) with black finish is used by Eames (Tom Hardy) to take out the last warehouse attacker in the first level (City).
Tuck uses a Remington 700PSS modified to fire tranquilizer darts.
Forrest Bondurant (Tom Hardy) fires a nickel Colt New Service during the bridge shootout. This was previously identified as a Police Positive but based on the bore size and the front sight, it is in fact a New Service.
Hardy’s characters are certainly fans of the sawed-off shotgun, as Bane presses a short-barreled side-by-side shotgun against Batman’s face in the film’s closing moments.
A 2nd Generation Glock 17 is featured as the most prominent weapon in the War Rig’s extensive arsenal. The pistol is seen in the hands of Max (Tom Hardy) and Furiosa (Charlize Theron).<strong> </strong>
The personal firearm of Ronald “Ronnie” Kray (Tom Hardy) is a Luger P08.
Reggie Kray (Tom Hardy) uses an (unloaded) Walther PP at one point in the movie.
A custom made Pennsylvania Flintlock Rifle is used by Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), and later by John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy) and Bridger (Will Poulter).
One actor that has transcended a wide range of time periods and the firearms used in them is Tom Hardy.
From 2015’s Oscar-winning film “The Revenant,” which took place in the 1820s and showcased Hardy with a musket, to “Mad Max: Fury Road” where Hardy yielded a Gen 2 Glock 17 in a dystopian future, no storyline is off limits for the actor and his guns.
Hardy, who is reportedly pro-gun, has operated a gun in nearly 50 percent of his films. so we thought it’d be fun to take a look at some of our favorites.
Scroll through the photo gallery above to see Tom Hardy and the firearms he used in some of his biggest films to date.
Hardy will be back at it again summer 2017 in the World War II film “Dunkirk,” directed by Christopher Nolan. He has also reportedly signed on for a Navy SEALS-based film called “War Party.”
As a bonus, we included the famous “Black Hawk Down” FN Minimi scene below. Enjoy!
The photo captions were pulled from the Internet Movie Firearms Database. Be sure to check them out at IMFDB.com.
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