Diplomatic Siege

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Diplomatic Siege (also known as Enemy of My Enemy) is a 1999 American production filmed in Romania. In the United States embassy in Bucharest, Romania, Steve Mitchell (Peter Weller) and Erica Long (Daryl Hannah) are pressed to disarm a nuclear bomb left over from the Cold War that's in countdown mode. Serbian terrorists take over the embassy and threaten to kill one hostage every hour if the US does not release their colonel being held for trial at the Hague for war crimes. Meanwhile at the Hague a disgruntled Croatian guard kills the Serbian colonel for massacring his family, so US has to find an impersonator to fool the terrorists in negotiations. Gen. Buck Swain (Tom Berenger) arrives in Bucharest with a US anti-terrorist squad to retake the embassy. And there's a mole on the embassy staff.



Diplomatic Siege
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DVD-Cover
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Gustavo Graef Marino
Release Date 1999
Language English
Studio Tapestry Films
Distributor Trimark Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Steve Mitchell Peter Weller
Erica Long Daryl Hannah
Gen. Buck Swain Tom Berenger
Goran Mladnov Adrian Pintea
Gen. Stubbs Brion James
Bates Steve Eastin



The following weapons were used in the film Diplomatic Siege:

Contents


Handguns

M1911A1 pistol

CIA agents and some terrorists in the film use M1911A1 pistols.

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Agent Steve Mitchell (Peter Weller) holds his M1911A1.
Erica (Daryl Hannah) disarms Steve and forces him to accomplish the mission.
One of the terrorists fires his M1911A1 pistol.

SIG-Sauer P228

A bodyguard is armed with what appears to be a SIG-Sauer P228 pistol, and not, as has been written previously, a Zastava CZ99. The longer slide and the protruding barrel makes this pistol most likely an airsoft replica.

SIG-Sauer P228 - 9x19mm
A bodyguard is armed with what appears to be a SIG-Sauer P228 pistol. The longer slide and the protruding barrel makes this pistol most likely an airsoft replica.

Beretta 92F

Terrorist Dushan (Mihai Baranga) holds a Beretta 92F pistol.

Beretta 92F (Early Model) - 9x19mm
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Jennings J-22

Secret Agent Erica Long (Daryl Hannah) carries a Jennings J-22 pocket pistol.

Jennings J-22 - .22 LR black shown, also made with chrome finish
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Smith & Wesson Model 629

Goran Mladnov (Adrian Pintea) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 629 revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 with Hogue Grips - .44 Magnum.
Goran Mladnov (Adrian Pintea) takes Chris Mitchell (Jeremy Lelliott) hostage with the Model 629.
Mladnov drops the revolver during a fight.
Steve Mitchell (Peter Weller)aims the Smith & Wesson Model 629.

Unidentified revolver

A girl fires at Gen Swain (Tom Berenger) with an unidentified revolver.

Submachine guns

MP40

Members of the US Special Forces in the film are seen using MP40 submachine guns. Since the film was produced in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the SMG was most likely the closest to a western-looking firearm that the armorers could find that actually could be fired (the M16's seen earlier were replicas).

MGC replica MP40 converted to fire 9x19mm blanks
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Arsenal Shipka

Steve Mitchell (Peter Weller) is also seen firing a Bulgarian Arsenal Shipka submachine gun.

Arsenal Shipka 9x18mm
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Rifles

AIMS

Several characters in movie use early model AIMS (PM md. 63) assault rifles with underfolding stocks and convex forward grips.

Early model AIMS - 7.62x39mm. The original Romanian designation for this rifle is the PM md. 63.
A Romanian policeman in front of the U. S. embassy dies, AIMS in hand.
Terrorist Cosic (Vlad Ivanov) used this assault rifle.
AIMS used also Pascal (Francisco Reyes).
Goran Mladnov (Adrian Pintea) in action with AIMS.
Dushan Mladnov (Mihai Baranga) fired together with AIMS and pistol.
Petra (Irina Movila) with her AIMS in hand.
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AIMR

Some members of the Romanian police special unit carry orignal AIMR (PM md. 80) carbines with 20 round magazines.

First model AIMR with 20 round magazine - 7.62x39mm. The original Romanian designation for this rifle is the PM md. 80.
The police officer on the left has an original AIMR.

M16 Rifle (MGC Replica)

Some of the US Special Forces commanded by General Buck Swain (Tom Berenger) are armed with what appear to be M16 rifles. Closer inspection makes these rifles out to be MGC replicas.

The MGC M16 Assault rifle: a non firing metal replica built by the Model Gun Corp of Japan and one of the most used non firing replicas of the M16 in movies and television. The 'forward assist' on the early models like the one imaged here are bolt inserts to keep the receiver together. Modern MGC M16 replicas have improved by third parties over the years (like adding A1 flash hiders) making it more accurate to the real thing making it harder for 'Connoisseurs' to identify
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General Buck Swain (Tom Berenger) holds the MGC replica. His scope appears to be askew.
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Karabiner 98k

Serbian terrorist Dushan (Mihai Baranga) takes aim with what appears to be a scoped Karabiner 98k rifle.

Karabiner 98k with Zeiss ZF41 1.5x scope and hooded front sight - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Dushan aims the Karabiner 98k.

Shotgun

Mossberg 590 Cruiser

Steve Mitchell (Peter Weller) also uses a Mossberg 590 Cruiser shotgun.

Mossberg 590 "Cruiser" with extended magazine tube and bayonet lug - 12 gauge
Steve finds a shotgun by a dead terrorist.
He fires the shotgun as he tries to rescue his son.

Other

F1 hand grenade

Serbian uses a F1 hand grenade.

F1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade with Mle1935 fuse.
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SPG-9 Recoilless Rifle

A SPG-9 recoilless rifle is mounted on an Automecanica Moreni PM 7 armoured vehicle used by the Romanian police.

SPG-9 recoilless rifle - 73mm
Note the handles on the barrel.

RPG-7

Serbian terrorist Petra (Irina Movila) fires an RPG-7 at the gates of the US embassy.

RPG-7
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AG-40

Some members of the Romanian police special unit have AG-40 grenade launchers fitted to their AIMS rifles.

AIMS-74 with underslung AG-40 grenade launcher - 40x47mm
On the rifle second from the right, the three vents on the AG-40 mount are just visible.



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