Kahr in the movies

Kahr in the Movies

The Taking of Pelham 123

Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta
Columbia Pictures, 2009

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In The Taking of Pelham 123, Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. John Travolta stars as Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train’s passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there’s one riddle Garber can’t solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape?

Rating: R

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Gone Baby Gone

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris
Miramax Films, 2007

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When two young private detectives (Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan) are hired to take a closer look into the mysterious disappearance of a little girl, they soon unravel a multitude of twists and turns where nothing is what it seems. Ultimately they must risk everything—their relationship, their sanity, and even their lives—in the search to find her.
Private detective, Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) uses a matte stainless Kahr MK9 in the movie.

Rating: R 
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The Brave One

Starring: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard
Warner Bros. Pictures, 2007

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New York radio host Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) has a life that she loves and a fiancé she adores. All of it is taken from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiancé dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsible. Her dark pursuit of justice catches the public's attention, and the city is riveted by her anonymous exploits. But with the NYPD desperate to find the culprit and a dogged police detective (Terrence Howard) hot on her trail, she must decide whether her quest for revenge is truly the right path, or if she is becoming the very thing she is trying to stop.

Rating: R 
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15 Minutes

Starring: Robert De Niro, Edward Burns
Infinifilm / New Line Home Entertainment, 2001

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The Kahr K9 can also be seen in a Hollywood release "15 Minutes."
In that film, arson investigator Jordy Warsaw (Edward Burns) teams up with Eddie Flemming (Robert De Niro) to investigate and battle two East European criminals on the streets of NYC.
Jordy Warsaw (Edward Burns) uses a Kahr K9 with wood grips in his dramatic showdown at a waterfront park in the borough of Manhattan.

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Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Christian Bale
Paramount Pictures, 2000

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In the setting for movie, John Shaft, P.I. (Samuel Jackson) is left with only his back-up gun, the KAHR K9, after he is released from the NYPD during a high-profile investigation. From that point on, Shaft, carrying the stainless steel K9 in a black Miami Classic Galco Shoulder rig continues to fight drug lords and corruption within the NYPD.

Everyone knows John Shaft. Shaft is the cop the bad guys are afraid of. He never misses with his K9.

The movie accurately features the weapons of the NYPD. The Kahr K9 is one of only five pistols approved by the NYPD for their officers’ off duty and back-up use.

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  • Kahr pistols have been used in these popular movies and TV dramas.

    KAHR K9
    "Boston Public"
    "Domestic Disturbance"
    "Double Take"
    "The Invisible Man"
    "Matchstick Men"
    "Nash Bridges"
    "NYPD Blue"
    "The Replacement Killers"
    "The Mexican"
    "US Marshals"

    KAHR MK9
    "Diagnosis Murder"
    "Nurse Betty"
    "Rush Hour"

    (Source: Independent Studio Services)