Kingdom, The

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Kingdom, The
The Kingdom
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Peter Berg
Release Date 2007
Language English
Studio Universal Pictures
MDBF Zweite Filmgesellschaft
Distributor Universal Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Ronald Fleury Jamie Foxx
Grant Sykes Chris Cooper
Janet Mayes Jennifer Garner
Adam Leavitt Jason Bateman
Colonel Faris Al Ghazi Ashraf Barhom
Sgt. Haythem Ali Suliman
Damon Schmidt Jeremy Piven

The Kingdom is a 2007 thriller directed by Peter Berg and stars Jamie Foxx as the head of an FBI forensics team that travels to Saudi Arabia to investigate the terrorist bombing of an American oil housing complex. The cast includes Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, and Jason Bateman.

The following weapons were used in the film The Kingdom:




Beretta 92FS

The Beretta 92FS is the main sidearm of Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom). Also used by the terrorists disguised as Saudi police in the beginning of the film.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
One of the disguised terrorists opens fire with a Beretta.
Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) draws his Beretta in the freeway attack.
Faris on the right fires his Beretta on the terrorists' Mercedes.
During the apartment complex shootout, Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) empties his last remaining M9 rounds into an enemy combatant. His weapon seems to be an original blank firing gun because the barrel is fixed with the frame
A closeup of the Beretta that Janet pulls out of the terrorist's holster.

Tokarev TT-33

The grandson of Abu Hamza fires a Tokarev TT-33 pistol at Colonel Ferris Al-Ghazi during the team's search of the apartment.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
A Closeup of the Tokarev.
To the grandson's surprise, the Tokarev jams.
He finally manages to fix the jam.

Heckler & Koch USP

The Heckler & Koch USP is used by Sgt. Haythem (Ali Suliman) throughout the movie. A terrorist, standing in the middle of a crowd also uses one and is shot by Agent Sykes (Chris Cooper).

Heckler & Koch USP - .45 ACP
Sgt. Haythem with his USP
Sgt. Haythem taking aim at a terrorist in the beginning of the film. Note excellent trigger discipline
Sgt. Haythem firing his USP at a car.

Rifles / Carbines

Heckler & Koch HK91A2 (Converted)

Heckler & Koch HK91A2 rifles are the main weapons of FBI Special Agents Ronald Fleury (Jamie Foxx) and Grant Sykes (Chris Cooper). The HK91s are converted to resemble the Heckler & Koch G3SG/1 and is therefore fitted with a folding bipod, and converted to full-auto. Fleury uses it mainly during the freeway attack. Sykes uses during the freeway attack as well as the gunbattle at the terrorists' neighbourhood.

HK91A2 Rifle with Standard Stock - 7.62x51mm NATO
Fleury with his HK91A2. Note the lack of the grenade ring on the barrel and the lack of a paddle magazine release.
Fleury takes aim at the terrorists Mercedes.
Using the HK91, Fleury lays suppressive fire from inside a SUV.
FBI Special Agent Grant Sykes (Chris Cooper) fires his Heckler & Koch HK91.
Closeup of Sykes' HK91.
Sykes pops the front wheels of a civilian car.

M4A1 Carbine

M4A1 Carbines are carried by Saudi Police and National Guardsmen throughout the film. The disguised terrorists who attack the western housing compound use one to shoot up the contractors' houses. Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) and Sergeant Haytham (Ali Suliman) also use M4A1 Carbines during the gunbattle at the terrorist's apartment. Interestingly, Haytham's carbine lacks a carrying handle or backup sights.

Colt M4A1 - 5.56x45mm
The disguised terrorist pulls the charging handle of the M4A1.
Faris opens fire with the M4A1 Carbine from behind his car door.
Faris downs a militia man on a balcony.
Faris notices a blood trail leading into the apartment he is standing next to.
Haytham's M4 has a RIS rail, but no scope, or any rear sight to speak of, making aiming almost impossible.


Several terrorists use AKMS rifles in the climactic gun battle. Fleury picks up one with a RAS and vertical grip, and AK74-style muzzle brake and uses it for the rest of the gun battle.

AKMS, stamped steel receiver w/ slant muzzle brake and under-folding stock - 7.62x39mm
One of the militia men is gunned down by Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom).
One of the many close-ups of the AKMS.
A terrorist opens fire with his AKMS.
Fleury (Jamie Foxx) after clearing the rooftop of the building opposite to the apartment complex that the terrorists are holed up in.
Fleury (Jamie Foxx) notices the blood trail left behind by the terrorist who was wounded in the highway ambush.
Another close-up of the AKMS, used here to force terrorists at the other end of a hallway to cover.


AKMSU rifles are used by terrorists as they engage members of Saudi Special Security Forces. Also seen used in the climactic gun battle.

AKMSU Krinkov - 7.62x39mm. This is a blank adapted full auto transferable AKM (7.62x39mm) pistol that was converted into a Krinkov via parts kit.
A terrorist opens fire with his AKMSU.
A terrorist cocks his AKMSU as he prepares to engage the Saudi Special Security Forces.


A number of AKM rifles in many variants are used by several Saudi terrorists as they attack the FBI team during the climactic gun battle.

AKM, Stamped Steel Receiver w/ slant muzzle brake - 7.62x39mm
Abu Hamza (Hezi Saddik) pulls his AKM during the final shootout.
Abu Hamza with his AKM.

SIG SG 552

Several members of the Saudi police who accompany the FBI team on their investigation are equipped with SIG SG 552 rifles.

SIG SG 552 - 5.56x45mm
A Saudi police officer with his airsoft SIG SG 552.
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Members of the Saudi police force are seen carrying M16A2 rifles.

M16A2 Rifle - 5.56x45mm


An FN FAL rifle is briefly seen carried by one of the Saudi police officers.

FN FAL 50.00 - 7.62x51mm NATO
The Saudi officer on the right is seen with the FN FAL.
A closeup of the FN FAL.

SVD Dragunov

An SVD Dragunov sniper rifle is seen among the stash of weapons found in the terrorist hideout.

SVD Dragunov sniper rifle - 7.62x54mm R
The SVD leans next to two AKMS's, an AKMSU, an RPG-7, and a Type 69.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5K

The main weapon of FBI Special Agent Janet Mayes (Jennifer Garner) is the Heckler & Koch MP5K. She uses it to dispatch several terrorists who kidnapped Adam Leavitt (Jason Bateman) during the apartment complex shootout. The MP5K is also used by the Prince's bodyguards, as well as Colonel Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) when he escorts the FBI team from the airport. Saudi Special Security Forces also carry these in their assault on the terrorist hideout. This is a standard MP5K fitted with a PDW stock.

Heckler & Koch MP5K fitted with PDW-style folding stock - 9x19mm. This is a very "well worn" real movie gun and is adapted to fire blanks. This conversion was commonly done to add the stability of the PDW system to pre-PDW MP5Ks.
Colonel Al-Ghazi with his MP5K. He mistook a civilian car for a terrorist car and aims at it, but then realizes his mistake.
Members of the Saudi Special Security Forces are seen with the MP5K during the hideout assault.
Janet Mayes (Jennifer Garner) lays down fire with her MP5K.
Another shot of Janet's MP5K.
Janet enters the apartment building with her Heckler & Koch MP5K.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 Submachine Guns are seen used by Saudi Special Security Forces during their raid on a suspected terrorist hideout. MP5A2s are also seen in the hands of the Saudi police guarding the FBI team and one is seen used by a Saudi National Guardsmen as he guards the general. Also seen in the hands of terrorists posing as Saudi police officers in the freeway ambush.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with Navy Trigger Group - 9x19mm
A closeup of an H&K MP5 with RAS. The optic appears to be a Trijicon Tri-Power; note the fiber optic disc on top of the sight.
A national guardsmen with an Heckler & Koch MP5A2.
Members of the Special Security Force prepare to breach the terrorist hideout. Note red-dot Aimpoint.
Police officers close off a street armed with Heckler & Koch MP5A2.
A Special Security Force officer with a Heckler & Koch MP5A2 stands watch as the prince is being interviewed for a television newscast. The Navy lower is visible in this shot.


Serbu Super Shorty

Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) uses a Serbu Super Shorty shotgun while doing room clearing in the terrorist controlled apartment complex.

Serbu Super Shorty Shotgun made from a Maverick Model 88 - 12 gauge
A closeup of Faris' Super Shorty.
Faris clears the hallway with his Super Shorty.

Mossberg 590A1 Compact Cruiser

A Mossberg 590A1 Compact Cruiser is used by Ronald Fleury (Jamie Foxx) during the raid at the terrorists' apartment building.

Mossberg 590 Compact Cruiser, 12 Gauge
Fleury loads shells into his Mossberg.
Fleury gets out of the way with the Mossberg just as his SUV is about to be hit by an RPG.

Mossberg 500

A Mossberg 500 is seen in a vehicle gun rack as Ronald Fleury (Jamie Foxx ) and Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom) are driving.

Mossberg 500 "Persuader" with standard five-shot magazine tube - 12 gauge. This is the most commonly produced version of the 500 series today.
The Mossberg sits on the left, identifiable by the flat magazine tube end cap.

Heavy Weapons

M240B Machine Gun

Several M240B machine guns can be seen mounted on Saudi Humvees throughout the film.

M240B machine gun - 7.62x51mm NATO
A Saudi soldier mans his M240B machine gun mounted on a Humvee. In reality, the standard machine gun of the Royal Saudi Land Force is the Rheinmetall MG 3.

Browning M2HB

Browning M2HBs are seen mounted on Saudi Humvees and an M1A2 Abrams tank, and one is used to stop a fistfight between Colonel Al-Ghazi and a Saudi National Guard commander.

Browning M2HB - .50 BMG (12.7x99mm NATO)
A Saudi National Guardsman foolishly fires his M2HB in the air during a scuffle between Al-Ghazi and the Saudi National Guard commander.
A Saudi Special Security Forces member stands ready with his Browning M2.

Type 69 RPG

Type 69 RPGs fitted with Russian PGO-7 scopes are used by terrorists during the climatic gun battle, destroying several civilian cars and part of an apartment building.

Chinese Type 69 RPG - 40mm
Damon Schmidt (Jeremy Piven) walks past a Type 69 RPG (and an RPG-7) leaning against an inside wall in the terrorists hideout.
One of the militia men prepares to fire his Type 69 RPG.
He misses and blows up a convenience store instead.
Another Type 69 RPG. After Fleruy (Jamie Foxx) chucks a grenade in the room the man accidentally fires the weapon, killing himself and the other man in the room.


In addition to the Chinese Type 69 clone, there is at least one appearance of a genuine RPG-7 in the film; visible in the terrorist hideout leaning against a wall.

RPG-7 - 40mm
An RPG-7 can be seen leaning against the wall next to the SVD Dragunov sniper rifle. Note the second pistol grip and lack of ribbing on the back half of the launcher

Dillon Aero M134 Minigun

A Dillon Aero M134 Minigun is seen mounted on the helicopter hovering over the western compound bomb site.

Dillon Aero M134 with flash suppressor - 7.62x51mm. These are new model M134 Miniguns or just updated GE Miniguns which are usually seen with a different spade grip mount that were used during the Vietnam War.

M230 Chain Gun

A Saudi AH-64 Apache mounted with a 30mm M230 Chain Gun provides air cover for the FBI team as they go to visit the Saudi prince.

Hughes/Alliant Techsystems M230 Chain Gun - 30x113mm B
The Apache helicopter provides cover. This is one of the rare times one will see an actual Apache in a Hollywood film not supported by the Department of Defense.
A wide shot of the Apache flying with the FBI convoy. The helicopter was provided by the UAE armed forces.


Mecar M72 Hand Grenade

During the final fight, the protagonists' vehicles are showered with several Mecar M72 hand grenades by terrorists on the rooftops above.

Mecar M72 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A Mecar M72 landing on one of the protagonists' SUVs

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