Act of Valor
Act of Valor Movie Poster
Country USA United States
Directed by Mike McCoy
Release Date 2012
Language English
Studio Bandito Brothers
Distributor Relativity Media
Main Cast
Character Actor
Christo Alex Veadov
Lisa Morales Roselyn Sánchez
Walter Ross Nestor Serrano
Lt. Rorke Rorke Denver

Act of Valor is a 2012 war film directed by Mike McCoy that focuses on a team of U.S. Navy SEALs who embark on a covert mission to rescue a CIA agent and foil a terrorist plot. The film was made in collaboration with the United States Navy and all of the SEALs that appear in the film are active-duty members. The production has noted that numerous scenes involved live fire conditions, as they were filmed during the SEALs' training exercises.

The following weapons were used in the film Act of Valor:


SIG-Sauer P226Edit

A SIG-Sauer P226 is used by Chief Dave in the film's climax.


SIG-Sauer P226 - 9x19mm


Chief Dave fires his SIG P226.


A view down the sights as Chief Dave fires his SIG.


Chief Dave struggles to kill the final terrorist with his SIG.

Glock 17Edit

A full size Glock model, most likely a Glock 17, is seen in the holster of a guard being dragged underwater by one of the SEALs.


2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.


The Glock is seen in the guard's holster as he is dragged underwater.

Glock 19Edit

Lisa Morales (Roselyn Sanchez) is seen using a Glock 19 during the kidnapping in Costa Rica.

Glock19 2ndGen

Glock 19 (2nd Generation) - 9x19mm


Morales's Glock sits on the table.


Morales grabs the Glock off of the table.

Submachine GunsEdit

Heckler & Koch MP5A2Edit

During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, multiple guards are seen holding a Heckler & Koch MP5A2s.


Heckler & Koch MP5-N an A2 model with a Navy Trigger Group - 9x19mm


A guard holds his MP5A2 as he scans the river.


The guard holds his MP5A2 seconds before being shot by Weimy.


Another guard moves with his MP5A2 at the ready.

Walther MPLEdit

Durring the high speed chase in Costa Rica, one of the pursuing terrorists has a Walther MPL submachinegun.


Walther MPL with stock folded - 9x19mm


Terrorist on the middle right is carrying a Walther MPL Submachinegun.

Heckler & Koch MP5A4Edit

Mexican Special Forces operators, specifically Commander Pedros (Gonzalo Menendez), carry the Heckler & Koch MP5A4 during the raid on the cartel's tunnel system.


Heckler & Koch MP5A4 - 9x19mm


Commander Pedros (Gonzalo Menendez) aims his MP5A4 as delineated by the four position selector switch.

IMI UziEdit

A terrorist on Christo's boat holds a full sized Uzi before being gunned down by a member of SEAL Team 4.

Uzi Stock Removed

IMI Uzi with stock removed - 9x19mm


A terrorist is gunned down and drops his Uzi. Notice the lack of a buttstock on the gun.

Mini UziEdit

A terrorist fleeing the SEALs' assault on the yacht fires a Mini Uzi at his pursuers.

MiniUzi 01

IMI Mini Uzi with stock folded - 9x19mm


A terrorist fires his Mini Uzi at the SEALs.

Rifles / CarbinesEdit


AKM rifles are carried by most enemy gunmen, with and without slant compensators.


AKM - 7.62x39mm

AKM Synthetic Furniture

AKM with black synthetic furniture - 7.62x39mm


A guard drops his AKM as the door is blown open.


A Ukrainian guard with an AKM as he greets Shabal.


A Mexican guard fires an AKM at the SEALs.


A Mexican Cartel member holds an AKM with an folding stock before the SEALs raids the milk factory.


A Mexican Cartel member patrols with an AKM fitted with a slanted muzzle break.


A Mexican Cartel member sprints with an AKM with black furniture.


Shabal with an AKM during the milk factory battle.


Another shot of one of the AKM variants used in the movie.

Heckler & Koch G3Edit

During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, one of the enemy fighters fires at the SEALS with a Heckler & Koch G3.


HK G3A3 - 7.62x51mm NATO


An enemy fighter uses the HK G3 to fire through the wall at the SEALs. The fighter seen here is portrayed by the film's producer Scott Waugh. Note the paddle release, as well as three position selector switch differentiating it from the HK91


The enemy fighter on the left is seen with what appears to be a Heckler & Koch G3 rifle. Again, note the paddle release

Colt M4A1Edit

M4A1 carbines in various configurations are carried and used by the U.S. Navy SEALs in the film.


Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm


Chief Dave emerges from the water armed with the M4A1 fitted with EOTech 552 and Surefire 6P weaponlight.


Chief Dave aims his M4A1 during the mission in Costa Rica.


Lt. Rorke with his M4A1 during the car chase in Costa Rica.


Lt. Rorke firing his M4A1 fitted with an EOTech 552, Troy VFG, and SureFire 6P weaponlight.


Weimy fires his M4 fitted with an Elcan SpectreDR, TangoDown VFG, AN/PEQ-15, and (unseen in this shot) M3X weaponlight.


Lt. Rorke holding an M4A1 carbine that's fitted with an EOTech 553 sight and AN/PEQ-15 laser module.


Chief Dave and Lt. Rorke dive for cover while carrying their M4A1s.

Mk 18 Mod 0 CQBREdit

Several members of SEAL Team 4 carry Mark 18 Mod 0 CQB carbines during the taking of a yacht.


Mk. 18 Mod 0 with 4-position stock and RIS handguard - 5.56x45mm

Act of Valor Mk18

A SEAL is seen boarding a ship with his Mk18.


During the funeral at the end of the film, members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard are seen using M14 Rifles for a 3-volley salute.


M14 - 7.62x51mm NATO


Members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard hold their M14s at the ready.


Members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard chamber their M14s in preparation for the rifle volley.


During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, Weimy is seen firing a scoped and suppressed DPMS TAC20. The rifle also has a camo paint scheme and camouflage material to conceal Weimy as well as a Parker & Hale bipod.

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DPMS TAC20 - 7.62x51mm NATO


Weimy takes aim with the TAC20, with Lt. Rorke acting as his spotter and helping with calculations.


A close up on the trigger group.


Weimy looks down the sight.