Code Name Coq Rouge (Täcknamn Coq Rouge)

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Code Name Coq Rouge (1989)

Code Name Coq Rouge (Täcknamn Coq Rouge) is a 1989 Swedish thriller directed by Per Berglund starring Stellan Skarsgård as Swedish spy Carl Hamilton. It was based on Jan Guillou's novel Coq Rouge, the first in the Hamilton series. The film contains a number of relatively large changes of the plot and characters.

Either party of the Middle East conflict is planning a terror attack in Sweden, the question is who and where. A CIA trained agent - the cover name Coq Rouge - aka Carl Hamilton, a lieutenant in the Royal Swedish Navy, is assigned to the case.

The following guns were used in the film Code Name Coq Rouge (1989):



Beretta 92F

Carl Hamilton's (Stellan Skarsgård) personal sidearm is the Beretta 92F semi-automatic pistol.

Beretta 92F - 9x19mm
Carl shoves a magazine into the well then...
... shoots an excellent score with his Beretta 92F.
Before entering the PLO residence Carl arms himself with his guns.
Carl has his Beretta 92F pointed at Folkesson's murderer.
After the events at the PLO residence Carl is in a state of shock and accidentally fires his gun at a misinterpreted threat in his home.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

Carl's other personal sidearm is the Smith & Wesson Model 19 with 2.5" barrel and rubber pachmayr grips.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 with 2.5" barrel and rubber pachmayr grips (right side) - .357 Magnum.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 with 2.5" barrel and rubber pachmayr grips is seen in the case as Carl chambers his Beretta before his shooting test.
Carl and the others break in to the appartment of Alois Mendelsohn.
Carl watches one of the terrorist standing guard on the second floor while staying in the shadows.
Carl fires his Smith & Wesson Model 19 at an Israeli terrorist.

TT pistol

Folkesson, the high ranked SÄPO officer, is shot and killed with a Tokarev semi-automatic pistol.

TT pistol - 7.62x25mm TT
Folkesson's murderer takes out his gun...
...and puts it to his face.
Ljungdahl looks at the Tokarev pistol that's been left at the crime scene.
"It's a Russian gun damn it, you said that yourself!", Näslund says to Carl while holding the TT pistol.

Smith & Wesson Model 29

Arab is seen with the 6 1/2 inch Smith & Wesson Model 29 revolver identified by Carl as ".44 Magnum".

Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum Revolver - .44 Magnum.
".44 Magnum, not bad", Carl comments on the Arab's weapon.

Walther PPK

SÄPO officers Fristedt (Krister Henriksson) and Appeltoft (Philip Zandén) appear to be carrying Walther PPK semi-automatic pistols as their personal sidearms. The Walther PP pistol were the weapon of choice for uniformed Swedish Police Officers until it was replaced by the SIG-Sauer P226 (and later SIG-Sauer P-models) in the mid to late 1980's.

Walther Model PPK - 7.65 mm Browning aka .32 ACP
Appeltoft shockingly watches as Carl Hamilton threatens a suspect.
Carl and the others break in to the appartment of Alois Mendelsohn with their guns drawn.
Fristedt covers the hall of the appartment with his Walther PPK.

Submachine Guns

Kpist m/45

Though never clearly shown, the S.W.A.T team appears to be carrying Kpist m/45 as they storm the appartment of Anders Hedlund and Petra Hernberg.

Kpist m/45 - Also known as the "Carl Gustav M/45" or the "Swedish K" - 9x19mm‎. The Swedish police variant, although virtually identical to the military M/45B version, had an added single-shot switch.
S.W.A.T team storming the apartment of Anders Hedlund and Petra Hernberg.


An Israeli military officer is seen with what appears to be an Uzi submachine gun.

Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Israeli military takes the letter left for Carl.


Galil ARM

An Israeli Galil ARM appears in the hands of a man in a photo shown to Carl of the aftermath of a Palestinian terrorist attack.

Galil ARM 5.56mm
The bearded man in the center of the picture is seen with an Israeli Galil ARM.


Also seen in the photo shown to Carl is man carrying an AKMS assault rifle.

AKMS - 7.62x39mm
The man in the photo with his face obscured by Folkesson's hand is seen carrying an AKMS.


An M16A1 rifle appear in the hands of an Israeli soldier walking across the street in one shot. Another Israeli soldier is briefly shown with one on his shoulder when he and his superior interferes a meeting between Carl and Shoulamit Hanegbi and then escorts Carl to the airport. When he later tries to visit Shoulamit at her house she is shown with a rifle aimed to her face.

M16A1 - 5.56x45mm
Israeli soldier walking across the street carrying an M16A1.
Shoulamit Hanegbi with an M16A1 aimed right to her face.


The PLO guards and the members of the Israeli terrorist group mostly use M22 assault rifles. Carl liberates one of the PLO guards of his rifle during the meating with Abo Al-Houl.

M22, without under-folding ("pig sticker") bayonet - 7.62x39mm
Israeli terrorists unpack their M22 assault rifles.
Boy at the beach fires his rifle which becomes an M22 for the moment.
PLO guard demands that Carl should take of his clothes while pointing his weapon at him.
Carl holding his AK on the PLO guard carrying an M22 assault rifle.
Carl surrenders the weapons to Al-Houl to prove that he's not there to kill him.
Israeli terrorist with his M22 assault rifle.
Folkesson's murderer finally confronted by Carl.

Adler Model Jäger AP 80

The boys on the beach and one of the PLO guards uses the Adler Model Jäger AP 80 blank firing rifle.

Adler Model Jäger AP 80 - 8mm Blank Cartridges.
The boys on the beach checking Carl's belongings.
The PLO guard has a Jäger AP 80 slung on his shoulder while another one is rested against a wall.


One of the PLO guards carry an AK that Carl manages to take from him and later surrender as he tries to prove that he's not an assassin.

Avtomat Kalashnikova (AK) - 7.62x39mm
Carl commandeering the PLO guards gun.
The open front sight is clearly seen here.


Bow And Arrow

Erik (Gustaf Skarsgård), Carl's nephew is seen with a toy bow and arrow when he and his mother come to visit Carl.


M16 Toy Gun

Erik is given an M16 toy gun as a present from Carl as he says he thinks the boy's bow and arrow is antique.


See Also

Jan Guillou's Carl Hamilton Films
Stellan Skarsgård Code Name Coq Rouge (1989)   •  The Democratic Terrorist (1992)
Peter Stormare Commander Hamilton (1998)
Mikael Persbrandt Hamilton: In The Interest Of The Nation (2012)   •  Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)

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