Package, The (1989)

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The Package (1989)

The Package is a 1989 thriller starring Gene Hackman as a US Army Special Forces sergeant who loses the prisoner he was transporting from Germany to the United States. He then discovers that the prisoner travelled under a false name and is actually part of a conspiracy involving high ranking officers in both the American and Russian military during top secret nuclear arms treaty negotiations. The film was directed by Andrew Davis (who would later direct Tommy Lee Jones in Under Siege and The Fugitive.)


The following weapons were used in the film The Package:

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Pistols

Beretta 92F

Several conspirators use the Beretta 92F in the film. Thomas Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones) is seen using a suppressed Beretta in the climax of the film. Also using the Beretta are Karl Richards (Ron Dean) and the conspirator who identified himself as Det. Ralph Burns (Juan Ramírez).

Beretta 92F - 9x19mm
Thomas Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones) fires a suppressed Beretta.
The conspirator who identified himself as Det. Ralph Burns (Juan Ramírez) fires the Beretta in the diner shootout.
Karl Richards (Ron Dean) pulls the Beretta.

Makarov PM

The fake MP (Michael Skewes) driving the car at the end of the film pulls a suppressed Makarov PM pistol. Strangely, the gunshot sounds unsuppressed when he fires the weapon (possibly because even a suppressed shot sounds loud inside a car).

Makarov PM - 9x18mm Makarov
The MP driver (Michael Skewes) at the end of the film pulls a suppressed Makarov PM pistol. The barrel appears to be shorter and the trigger guard is bigger than a Walther.

Colt M1911A1

Sergeant First Class Johnny Gallagher (Gene Hackman) carries an M1911A1 as his sidearm. He is seen with it holstered in Germany and pulls it in both the garage and diner shootouts. General Carlson (Joe Greco) and his bodyguards draw their M1911's at the beginning of the film after they are ambushed.

Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP
On the right, Sergeant First Class Johnny Gallagher (Gene Hackman) has an M1911A1 holstered.
General Carlson (Joe Greco) pulls an M1911A1 after being ambushed.
Gallagher (Gene Hackman) fires his M1911 in the diner shootout.

Heckler & Koch P9S

One of the conspirators (Mik Scriba) opens fire on Gallagher in the diner with a Heckler & Koch P9S.

Heckler & Koch P9S .45 ACP
One of the conspirators (Mik Scriba) opens fire on Gallagher in the diner with a Heckler & Koch P9S.

Smith & Wesson 659

One of the gunmen in the diner shootout uses a Smith & Wesson 659. The fake MP (Johnny Lee Davenport) left behind to guard Gallagher draws a S&W fitted with a suppressor.

Smith & Wesson 659 9x19mm
Terez (Miguel Nino) reloads his Smith during the parking garage shootout.
One of the gunmen at the diner lays on the ground dead with his S&W.
The fake MP (Johnny Lee Davenport) left behind to guard Gallagher draws a S&W fitted with a suppressor.
Gallagher takes the suppressed S&W as he tries to find the location of Boyette.
Gallagher fires the fake MP's suppressed Smith & Wesson (a real suppressor would not allow such a huge muzzle flash).

Revolvers

Smith & Wesson Model 19

The snub version of the Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose Revolver is the main sidearm of Chicago PD Lt. Milan Delich (Dennis Franz).

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose - .357 Magnum
Lt. Milan Delich (Dennis Franz) with his S&W.
Delich defends himself in the diner with his S&W.
Delich searches for another conspirator while armed with his revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Lt. Col. Eileen Gallagher (Joanna Cassidy) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 36 in her briefcase and uses it during the garage shootout.

Smith & Wesson Model 36
Lt. Col. Eileen Gallagher (Joanna Cassidy) checks her Smith & Wesson Model 36.
Eileen Gallagher (Joanna Cassidy) returns fire with her S&W.
"Ralph Burns" (Juan Ramírez, left) pulls the revolver during the garage shootout.

Smith & Wesson Model 60

The undercover officer Tony Maruss (Danny Goldring) is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 60 in the diner.

Smith & Wesson Model 60
The undercover officer Tony Maruss (Danny Goldring) is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 60 in the diner.

Rifles

M16A1

Many of the US Army soldiers in West Germany and one of Gallagher's field soldiers in Germany carry the M16A1 as their main rifle.

M16A1 Rifle with 30 Round Magazine - 5.56x45mm
One of Gallagher's field soldiers (Carlos Sanz) in West Germany carries the M16A1.
On the left, the field soldier (Carlos Sanz) holds the M16A1.

Steyr AUG

The sniper rifle that Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones) uses in the assassination attempt at the end of the film is the Steyr AUG. It is fitted with the integral Swarovski 1.5x scope, and a suppressor. A duplicate Steyr AUG is found in the office of the real Walter Hanke (Kevin Crowley).

Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version 5.56x45mm
Steyr is seen at the top as Boyette prepares to take sniper practice.
Boyette (Tommy Lee Jones) tests his sniper skills with the suppressed Steyr AUG.
Boyette prepares to fire the Steyr AUG.
The real Hanke (Kevin Crowley) opens a case with a duplicate Steyr AUG. He correctly identified its Austrian origin.

Shotguns

Remington 870

During the patrol in West Germany, Sgt. Johnny Gallagher (Gene Hackman) carries the Police folder variant of the Remington 870.

Remington 870 Police Folder with extended magazine tube - stock extended - 12 gauge
Gallagher holds the shotgun while questioning some backpackers.
Sgt. Johnny Gallagher (Gene Hackman) carries the Police folder variant of the Remington 870.

Ithaca 37 "Stakeout"

The gunman who identified himself earlier as "Ralph Burns" (Juan Ramírez) who flees the diner grabs an Ithaca 37 stakeout from behind the counter of a liquor store.

Ithaca 37 "Stakeout" - 12 Gauge
"Ralph Burns" (Juan Ramírez) pulls the Ithaca 37 from behind the liquor store counter. Like many of the film's cast, Ramirez has appeared in several of Andrew Davis's films, including Above the Law and The Fugitive.

Submachine Guns

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Co-conspirators disguised as West Berlin police are armed with Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine guns as they take into custody the hikers intercepted by Gallagher and his men in Germany.

On the left, a co-conspirator disguised as West Berlin police is armed with the MP5A3.
On the left, the co-conspirator disguised as West Berlin police rushes the disguised assassins onto their van. The fact that they drove off with the vehicle door still open should've gave clues to their true identity.

MAC-10

Some of Gallagher's field soldiers in Germany are armed with the MAC-10 as they engage the assassination squad.

MAC-10 open bolt submachine gun - .45 ACP
Thompson (Harry Lennix), one of Gallagher's field soldiers, with his MAC-10.
Kitner (Cody Glenn), left, holds the MAC-10.

Micro-Uzi

The Female Backpacker (Diane Timmerman) uses a Micro Uzi in the ambush of General Carlson in Germany.

Micro Uzi - 9x19mm
The Female Backpacker (Diane Timmerman) uses a Micro Uzi in the ambush of General Carlson in Germany.

Mini-Uzi

The Male Backpacker (Charles Mueller) uses a Mini Uzi in the ambush of General Carlson in Germany.

Mini Uzi - 9x19mm
The Male Backpacker (Charles Mueller) uses a Mini Uzi in the ambush of General Carlson in Germany.
The assassin lays down fire with the Mini Uzi.

Uzi

An assassin fires a full size Uzi from a car at Gallagher and his men at the beginning of the film.

IMI Uzi - 9x19mm
An assassin fires a full size Uzi from a car at Gallagher and his men at the beginning of the film.

Other

Tru Flite 37mm Super Long Range Gas Gun

A Tru Flite 37mm Super Long Range Gas Gun appears to be the launcher used to fire a tear gas cannister.

Tru Flite 37mm Super Long Range Gas Gun - 37mm
The assassin uses the launcher.


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