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Hostage (2005)

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Theatrical Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Florent-Emilio Siri
Release Date 2005
Language English
Studio Miramax
Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG II
JTP Films
Distributor Miramax
Main Cast
Character Actor
Jeff Talley Bruce Willis
Walter Smith Kevin Pollak
Tommy Smith Jimmy Bennett
Jennifer Smith Michelle Horn
Mars Krupcheck Ben Foster
Dennis Kelly Jonathan Tucker
Kevin Kelly Marshall Allman
Mr. Jones Johnny Messner

Hostage is a 2005 action thriller film starring Bruce Willis as Jeff Talley, a former Los Angeles SWAT officer and hostage negotiator who moves to a quiet California town after failing in a hostage negotiation. The quiet town's peace is shattered when a criminal's home is taken hostage, which results in Talley's own family being taken hostage. Talley is forced to once again act as a hostage negotiator to save his family. The film, which was directed by Florent Siri (Intimate Enemies), features remarkably accurate gun choices and handling.

The following weapons were used in the film Hostage:



Kimber Custom TLE II

Chief Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis) keeps a Kimber Custom TLE II .45 caliber handgun as his personal sidearm. He is seen with it tucked as a belly gun in the opening standoff and uses it to save his family at the end of the film. Clear shots can be seen showing Kimber's engraving on the gun. On the other side, a clear shot can be seen reading "LAPD SWAT CUSTOM", which makes sense as LAPD SWAT teams use Kimber Custom IIs, and Talley was a veteran of the LAPD SWAT.

Kimber Custom TLE II - .45 ACP
Chief Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis) with his Kimber Custom II. The "Kimber" logo is visible on the slide. There is a continuity error in this scene where the hammer goes from cocked to de-cocked and then back to cocked.
Talley fires his Kimber Custom II during the final shootout. Talley fires 10 shots here rather than the correct 8 or 9.
A close-up of Talley firing his Kimber repeatedly for good measure. The pistol is clearly live-firing in this shot. Note again, "LAPD SWAT CUSTOM" is visible on the slide. That careful attention to detail is incredible and rarely seen in Hollywood productions!

Glock 26

A Glock 26 is used by Chief Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis) as his backup weapon. He keeps a rubber band tightly wrapped around the grip for a better grip on the gun. The gun is classified as a Glock 26 based on its 10+1 capacity accurately depicted. The Glock 26 is also seen in the hands of Walter Smith (Kevin Pollak).

Glock 26 - 9x19mm
Talley's Glock 26 in a leg-strapped holster. Note the tightly-wrapped rubber band on the grip.
Talley checks the chamber of his Glock 26.
Talley fires his Glock 26 at the lead FBI team member, who was set aflame by Mars' molotov.
The slide locks empty on Talley's Glock 26 after 11 shots. This is correct for a Glock 26, which has a magazine capacity of 10 rounds. Talley must have had one in the chamber for the correct 11.

Glock 21

Glock 21s are carried by Bristo Camino Police Department officers, including Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis) when in uniform. Talley is shown carrying it until it is taken from his holster by The Watchman's men.

Glock 21 - .45 ACP
The wounded officer's limp arm holds her Glock 21 barely. Both the "21" stamp and the ".45 caliber" stamp are clearly visible on the slide.
A policeman takes cover behind his police car with his Glock 21 in hand.

Taurus PT92

An older-model Taurus PT92 with wooden grips is used by Dennis Kelly (Jonathan Tucker).

Taurus PT92 AFS - 9x19mm
Dennis Kelly (Jonathan Tucker) armed with his Taurus PT92.
Dennis places his Taurus PT92 on the floor to examine all the "Benjamins".

Beretta 92FS Inox

The stainless "Inox" model of the Beretta 92FS is used by Mars Krupcheck (Ben Foster).

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
Mars shoots the officer with his Beretta 92FS Inox.
Mars' Beretta Inox and Para-Ordnance P-10 in his pants. He carries it at half-cock.

Para-Ordnance P-10

Mars' backup weapon is a Para-Ordnance P-10 pistol.

Para-Ordnance P-10 - .45 ACP
Mars (Ben Foster) fires his Para-Ordnance P-10 at Bristo Camino police officers below.
Mars' Para-Ordnance P-10 pistol can be seen sticking out of his pants as he holds his bullet wound. Notice black spacer behind grip used to fill space for wide trigger bow.

Beretta 92FS Two-Tone

A Beretta 92FS with a two-tone finish is locked in the safe at the house.

Two-tone Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Tommy Smith (Jimmy Bennett) examines his father's two-tone Beretta 92FS from the locked safe. Note the hex screws in the grips.
Mars takes the two-tone Beretta 92FS from Tommy after the gun fails to fire due to the safety being on. "Safety first" - he remarks.

Colt Python

The Watchman (Kim Coates) is armed with a nickel-plated Colt Python with wooden grips.

Colt Python in nickel - .357 Magnum
The Watchman (Kim Coates) with his nickel-plated Colt Python.
The Watchman raises his Colt Python.

Heckler & Koch USP Expert

One of the hostage-takers is armed with a Heckler & Koch USP Expert in .45 ACP and uses it to hold up Talley in his police van.

Heckler & Koch USP Expert - .45 ACP
The hostage-taker presses the USP Expert to Talley's back. Note how the hammer is cocked.
The hostage-taker points his USP Expert at Talley's head.
Close-up of the USP Expert with .45 caliber markings somewhat visible.

Glock 34

A "practical-tactical" Glock 34 is used by Mr. Jones (Johnny Messner), the lead counterfeit FBI SWAT member.

Glock 34 - 9x19mm
Mr. Jones (Johnny Messner), the lead FBI team member, shoots Talley in the gut with his Glock 34 when Talley asks to release Jennifer and Tommy instead of handing over the DVD.
Mr. Jones points his Glock 34 at the wounded Talley. Note the long slide.
Mr. Jones checks the DVD "Heaven Can Wait" with his Glock in hand.

SIG-Sauer P220 Sport

One of the hostage-takers is seen using a stainless SIG-Sauer P220 Sport pistol.

SIG-Sauer P220 Sport - .45 ACP
A hostage-taker holds Talley's family at gunpoint with his SIG-Sauer P220 Sport.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

The disgruntled father in the opening standoff is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver with a four-inch barrel.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 - .357 Magnum
The opening sequence begins with the disgruntled man holds his Smith & Wesson Model 19.

Submachine Guns

FN P90

Mr. Jones (Johnny Messner) also uses an FN P90 during the house shootout.

FN P90 - 5.7x28mm
Mr. Jones (Johnny Messner) with his FN P90.
Mr. Jones attempts to shoot Mars' airborne molotov only to result in him being drenched in the liquid.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Heckler & Koch MP5A3s are used by some of the fake FBI SWAT members. One is set aflame by Mars.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 - 9x19mm
A fake FBI SWAT member enters the house armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with a tri rail with foregrip and a forward flashlight.


Mossberg 590

A Mossberg 590 with ghost ring sights is used by Chief Talley to breach the door to enter the house. He also uses it to blow out the glass waterfall to temporarily douse the flames.

Mossberg 590 with ghost ring sights and speedfeed stock - 12 Gauge
Talley pulls the Mossberg 590 off the couch.
Talley shoots the glass waterfall to douse the flames with the Mossberg 590.



M40A1 sniper rifles are used by police snipers during the opening standoff.

M40A1 - 7.62x51mm NATO
An LAPD SWAT officer with his M40A1.


M40A3 sniper rifles are used by police snipers (including the former LAPD SWAT Peter Weireter) to shoot out the security cameras of the house. They are identified as A3s because of their bipods, scope types, and heavy barrels.

M40A3 - 7.62x51mm NATO
A police sniper fires his M40A3 at the security cameras.

M4A1 Carbine

LAPD SWAT officers in the opening standoff are seen using M4A1 Carbines. Also used by one of the fake FBI SWAT members that is set aflame by Mars.

M4A1 Carbine - 5.56x45mm NATO
An LAPD SWAT officer in the opening standoff is armed with an M4A1 with a Trijicon TA47 ACOG scope mounted on a detachable carrying handle and SureFire M500AB WeaponLight.
The M4A1 is seen on the right.
An FBI SWAT member fires his M4A1 at the power lines to shut off the power.

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