Underworld is the 2003 action horror film directed by Len Wiseman and starring Kate Beckinsale as Selene, a vampire who is known as a "Death Dealer", an assassin tasked with eliminating the Lycans, those who are also known as werewolves. The film would launch a series of films, which includes 2006's Underworld: Evolution, 2009's Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, and 2012's Underworld: Awakening.
The following weapons were used in the film Underworld:
Modified Beretta 92FS
The signature weapons of Selene (Kate Beckinsale) are two Beretta 92FS handguns modified to fire on full auto with barrel weights attached, possibly standing in for compensators.
The Beretta 92FS pistols used in the movie - 9x19mm.
One of the Beretta's used in the film.
The Beretta 92FS used in the movie. Image courtesy of the PropStore of London. Visible are three distinct silver weld marks (one on the frame above the trigger and two near the end of the barrel on the bottom of the pistol. These are the weld marks where a hole was drilled completely through the gun and a steel bar was welded into place, deactivating (i.e. permanently ruining) these formerly live firearms so that they could be sold in the U.K.
Selene fires her pair of full auto Beretta 92FS pistols at Lycans in the train station.
Selene firing her Berettas.
Selene reloads her Berettas by smacking the magazines together into the wells, although it's questionable how she grabbed the spare magazines with a gun in each hand.
One of the Berettas disassembled next to a Desert Eagle.
Selene fires her Berettas at attacking Lycans.
When she realizes the Lycans cannot be stopped, she turns her Berettas to the floor. Keep in mind she hasn't reloaded after firing probably more than the weapons' capacities.
Regardless, she fires even more rounds than the weapons can hold and cuts a hole in the floor of which she can escape through.
Erika (Sophia Myles
) gives Selene her bag containing her Berettas and several magazines loaded with silver bullets.
Selene drops to one knee and kills several Lycans with one long burst from her Beretta.
Heckler & Koch USP Compact
While at the mansion's shooting range, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) can be seen firing a Heckler & Koch USP Compact along with other weapons. A vampire during the subway shootout is also seen using one.
Heckler & Koch USP Compact - 9x19mm
Rigel (Sandor Bolla) is cut down by UV ammunition while holding a Heckler & Koch USP Compact.
Selene firing a USP Compact in the shooting range.
When the reverse shot shows her firing her USP Compact, she is actually holding a USP Match, which she is moments later handed and introduced to!
Heckler & Koch USP-9
A Heckler & Koch USP-9 is given to Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman) by Selene (Kate Beckinsale) when he is chained to a chair at the safehouse, and attempts to free himself by shooting the chain with the gun but fails.
Heckler & Koch USP-9 - 9x19mm.
The Heckler & Koch USP-9 on the table next to Michael.
Michael tries to shoot the chains that bind him, but the USP fails to break them. Possibly because he wasn't even aiming at the chain.
Heckler & Koch USP Match
A Heckler & Koch USP Match makes its first appearance when it is given to Selene (Kate Beckinsale) by Kahn (Robbie Gee) to test out. When she fires it, silver liquid comes out of the target, and we learn that the gun is loaded with Silver Nitrate bullets which were copied from the Lycan's ultraviolet ammunition, and are very lethal to the werewolves as it allows silver to flow into their blood stream. Towards the end of the film, Kraven (Shane Brolly) also uses a USP Match loaded with the same ammunition. It should be noted that silver nitrate is actually clear in liquid form, but the liquid used resembles mercury.
Heckler & Koch USP Match - 9x19mm.
An excellent closeup of the Heckler & Koch USP Match (including serial number markings) as Selene examines the weapon.
Selene firing the USP Match at a target bust. Only in a movie can nobody wear hearing protection at an indoor range and still hear perfectly fine (of course, reality may not apply to immortal beings like vampires).
Closeup of the magazine loaded with Silver Nitrate rounds.
Closeup on the USP Match firing.
Kraven fires the USP Match.
Kraven firing the USP Match.
Kraven delivers a coupe de grace
IMI Desert Eagle Mark VII
Many Lycans (werewolves) in the film use nickel plated IMI Desert Eagle Mark VIIs chambered in .44 Magnum as their handguns. They are loaded with hollow bullets filled with a special irradiated fluid that emits ultraviolet light: "Sunlight used as a weapon." Selene takes a Desert Eagle loaded with the special bullets off a Lycan warrior, Trix (Todd Schneider) in the beginning of the film. Lucian (Michael Sheen) also has one at the end of the film.
Desert Eagle MK VII with nickel finish - .44 Magnum
Trix fires his Desert Eagle at vampires in the subway.
Trix's Desert Eagle on the ground.
Selene examines the UV ammunition loaded into a specially modified magazine with a viewing window. Note the eight round ammunition counter, showing the gun is chambered for .44 Magnum.
A Desert Eagle lying on a table.
Lucian loads a magazine into his Desert Eagle.
Lucian chambers the Desert Eagle.
In addition to her Beretta 92FS handguns mentioned above, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) also uses a pair of two tone Walther P99s fitted with Laser Devices BA-5 laser sights at the bottom of the barrels. The guns have been modified to lessen the weight required on the trigger to fire, allowing Kate Beckinsale's character to fire them almost as if they were fully automatic, which the sound editors for the film must have decided they were, since the weapons report like submachine guns. You can see Selene pulling the trigger for every shot, but you hear fully automatic fire.(Best notable in the subway shootout, when Selene fires on the fleeing Werewolf in the train.)
One of the Walther P99s used in the movie (with the Walther logo still covered by a black applique) - 9x19mm.
Screen-used hero (deactivated) Walther P99s (serial numbers 001724 and 001739) from Underworld
. Image from Prop Store of London.
Opposite side view of the hero P99s from Underworld
. Image from Prop Store of London.
The two hero P99s, one with the slide locked back and the other with its magazine removed, and a close-up of one of the still-working lasers of the hero P99s from Underworld
. Images from Prop Store of London.
Selene fires her Walther P99s at the Lycans in the train station.
Closeup on one of the Walther P99s.
Selene drops underground and levels one of her Walther P99s.
Selene empties her Walter into a wounded Lycan.
The Walther P99s lying on a table.
Selene gets some trigger time on her Walther in the vampire's shooting range.
Selene firing her Walthers at Lycans. Fully-automatic fire is heard when she fires them here.
Selene reloads her Walther P99. In the distance shot showing her drop out an empty magazine, the slide is forward, but locked back in this shot.
Standard black Walther P99s are also seen used by both vampires and Lycans in the film.
Nathaniel (Hank Amos
) reloads his Walther P99 during the subway shootout.
A Lycan loads up his Walther P99.
A Lycan chambers his Walther P99 before going to kidnap Michael.
During the scene when Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is discussing the war between Lycans and Vampires, it cuts to a gun rack, where an unknown submachine gun is seen, in my opinion this gun could be an unloaded Spectre M4, but I'm not too sure.
Unknown submachine gun circled in red in gun rack.
Heckler & Koch MP5K (with and without PDW folding stock)
Most of the vampire death dealers in the film use Heckler & Koch MP5K submachine guns both with and without PDW folding stock. Since they lack the extended barrels, they are not MP5K-PDWs.
Heckler & Koch MP5K with SEF trigger group - 9x19mm.
Heckler & Koch MP5K with PDW stock - 9x19mm.
A Heckler & Koch MP5K with a dual-mag clamp in the vampire armory.
A vampire death dealer on the train armed with an MP5K.
Vampire death dealers armed with MP5Ks, with and without PDW stocks.
Soren (Scott McElroy
) with an MP5K, exhibiting good trigger discipline.
Vampire death dealers fire their MP5Ks at Michael.
One of the death dealers firing his MP5K. While firing a full-auto submachine gun with one hand would be significantly more challenging with live ammunition due to recoil, he uses the sling to steady the weapon and combat the nonexistent recoil, and plus hes a vampire.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
Both the Vampires and Lycans can be seen using Heckler & Koch MP5A3s on several occasions. And the way to tell the two side's MP5A3s apart is that the Lycan's guns usually have tactical flashlights on the foregrip.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 - 9x19mm
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight - 9x19mm
Kahn shouldering a Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with a tactical light in the vampire armory.
An MP5A3 with a tactical light and Aimpoint M68 scope in the vampire armory.
A vampire death dealer armed with an MP5A3 with the bolt locked up.
A death dealer fires his MP5A3 at attacking Lycans on the train.
The death dealer firing his MP5A3.
A Spectre M4 submachine gun is seen in the vampire armory.
Spectre M4 circled in red.
In the firefight at the beginning of the film, Raze (Kevin Grevioux) uses two Steyr TMPs to battle the vampires in the subway. Several are also seen in the vampire armory.
Raze unloads both of his Steyr TMPs, doing a great job of keeping his eyes open despite the large muzzle flashes, the result of using full-flash blanks.
Since his left hand is firing towards the ground, he's quite likely right hand dominant.
When they both run dry, he tosses one and reloads the other.
Raze fires his TMP at the vampires.
Still doing a great job remaining stone faced despite the flashes.
Steyr TMPs seen in the vampire armory.
After the firefight in the subway, the Lycan leader Lucian (Michael Sheen) breaks up a fight between two werewolves by firing a Franchi SPAS-12 shotgun with a shortened barrel and magazine tube in the air and telling them that they are behaving like rabid dogs. A Lycan is also seen loading one up before the final battle.
Franchi SPAS-12 short - 12 Gauge
Lucian firing his short-barreled Franchi SPAS-12 into the air and chastising his fellow Lycans.
A Lycan chambering the same SPAS-12.
During the scene where Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is discussing the war between the vampires and the Lycans, and when the the Lycans are loading up, several AKMs can be seen being handed out. They are also seen layered up in a gun rack, although some of these may be milled receiver Norinco Type 56 rifles.
Type 56 assault rifle aka M22, early milled receiver model without under-folding ("pig sticker") bayonet - 7.62x39mm
Several AKMs are seen in the Lycan's gun truck.
AKMs are seen in the gun rack. The first one has a milled receiver, so it may be a Norinco Type 56 or an older AK-47.
What appears to be AKMSU assault carbines are seen in the gun racks, based on their lack of full stocks and short barrels.
What appear to be AKMSUs in the gun rack.
In Kahn's (Robbie Gee) armory, there are AMD-65 Assault Rifle on the racks.
Hungarian AMD-65 with folding stock - 7.62x39mm.
An AMD-65 is seen on the rack behind Kahn.
Another AMD-65 behind Kahn.
Heckler & Koch PSG-1
In Kahn's (Robbie Gee) Armory there is a Heckler & Koch PSG-1 Sniper Rifle leaning against the wall.
Heckler & Koch PSG-1 - 7.62x51mm.
As Kahn inspects an ultraviolet bullet given to him by Selene, there is a PSG-1 rifle leaning against the wall.
Heckler & Koch G36K
Many of the Lycans use Heckler & Koch G36K assault rifles in the film, may of which have flashlights taped on top of the forends.
Heckler & Koch G36K - 5.56x45mm.
A Lycan loads up a Heckler & Koch G36K.
Lycans lay wasted after Selene kills them, G36Ks discarded next to them.
Lycans armed with G36Ks with flashlights during the final battle.
Colt M16A1 with A2 Handguards
During the scene when Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is discussing the war between Lycans and vampires, it cuts to a gun rack, where an M16A1 with A2 handguards is seen with many other weapons. One is also seen in the vampire armory.
Colt M16A1 with A2 handguards - 5.56x45mm.
An M16A1 with A2 handguards is seen behind Selene in the vampire armory. Note lack of heavy A2 barrel.
An M16A1 with A2 handguards is seen on the gun rack. While the whole receiver isn't visible, you can see the forward assist and lack of a brass deflector, ruling out it being an A2 variant.
During the scene when Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is discussing the war between Lycans and Vampires, it cuts to a gun rack, where an Enfield L85A1 is seen with many other weapons.
Enfield L85A1 with SUSAT scope - 5.56x45mm
An Enfield L85A1 on the gun rack.
Colt M4A1 Carbine
Towards the end of the film, Kahn (Robbie Gee) can be seen with an M4A1 Carbine, fitted with a scope, a laser pointer and a Surefire M500AB tactical flashlight in the foregrip. The lower receiver lacks the "fencing" around the magazine release, which means it's actually an M4 barreled upper receiver mounted onto an early Colt SP1 (original M16) lower receiver. Since so many SP1 lower receivers were converted to full auto fire (for movie use) in the last three decades, this is a common practice.
Kahn arms himself with a kitted out M4A1. Note lack of magazine fencing on lower receiver.
Kahn aims his M4A1 into the dark at the sound of a Lycan. You'd think he would turn the flashlight on for such a situation or at least would have heightened low-light vision being vampire.
Instead he empties his weapon into the dark, a poor decision on his part. Note: In the upper image, he fires his M4A1 right-handed. In this image he fires it left-handed.
Steyr AUG A1
During the scene when Selene (Kate Beckinsale) is discussing the war between Lycans and Vampires, it cuts to a gun rack, where a Steyr AUG A1 is seen with many other weapons.
Steyr AUG A1 - 5.56x45mm.
A Steyr AUG A1 with the foregrip folded up on the gun rack.
GE M134 Minigun
Two GE M134 Miniguns are seen in the vampire armory.
General Electric M134 Minigun - 7.62x51mm.
GE M134 Minigun circled in red.
A closer shot of the M134 Minigun.
The barrels of another Minigun behind Kahn.
An MG34 is seen on the top shelf of the rack in the vampire armory. Another one may be lying flat next to it, but it's too hard to see fully.
Another shot of the MG34.
RPD light machine gun
An RPD light machine gun is seen behind Selene (Kate Beckinsale) in the vampire armory.
RPD light machine gun - 7.62x39mm.
RPK light machine gun
What appears to be the club stock of an RPK light machine gun is seen in the vampire armory.
RPK light machine gun - 7.62x39mm.
The stock of an RPK and several unidentified firearms.
A vampire death dealer uses a silver grenade during the final battle.
The death dealer flips the spoon off his silver grenade.
|Underworld (2003) • Evolution (2006) • Rise of the Lycans (2009)• Awakening (2012)