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Walther P88

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Walther P88 - 9x19mm
Walther P88 - 9x19mm

The Walther P88 is a semi-automatic pistol developed by the Walther Arms company of Germany in 1988. Its main feature is a high-capacity double-stacked magazine designed for military and law enforcement use.


(1988 - 1996)

  • Type: Pistol
  • Caliber: 9x19mm, .22 LR
  • Weight: 1.98 lbs (0.90 kg)
  • Length: 7.4 in (18.7 cm)
  • Barrel length: 4.0 in (10,2 cm)
  • Feed System: 15-round magazine
  • Fire Modes: Semi-Auto (SA/DA)

The Walther P88 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
Operation Condor Thug 1991
Beverly Hills Cop III Eddie Murphy Axel Foley 1994
Timothy Carhart Ellis De Wald
The Replacement Killers Kenneth Tsang Terence Wei 1998


Title Character Note Date
Burn-Up Excess Maya Jingu, Chi Mama 1997-1998

Walther P88 Compact

Walther P88 Compact - 9x19mm
Walther P88 Compact with chrome finish and walnut grips - 9x19mm

This somewhat smaller and lighter version was introduced in 1992. The most striking design change is that the safety/decocker lever has been moved to the slide.


(1992 - ????)

  • Type: Pistol
  • Caliber: 9x19mm, .22 LR
  • Weight: 1.80 lbs (0.82 kg)
  • Length: 7.1 in (18.1 cm)
  • Barrel length: 3.8 in (9.7 cm)
  • Feed System: 14-round magazine
  • Fire Modes: Semi-Auto (SA/DA)


Title Actor Character Note Date
Pigs 2 (Psy 2: Ostatnia krew) Boguslaw Linda Franz Maurer 1994
Ghoul (Upyr) Aleksey Serebryakov Vampire Hunter Umarex blank firing replica 1997
Igor Shibanov Crime Boss
All That Is Tender (Tot, kto nezhnee) Andrei Rostotsky Ramazan 1996
Fara Christina Orbakaite Nameless woman 1998
Farkhad Abdraimov Fara
Bopesh Zhandayev Bakha
Run, Lola, Run (Lola rennt) Franka Potente Lola Umarex blank firing replica 1998
Peter Pauli Security Guard
Erkan & Stefan Secret Agent 2000
I Am a Dummy (Ya - kukla) Igor Novoselov Aslan Umarex blank firing replica, suppressed 2001
Inna Pivars "brunette"
Aleksandr Domogarov Viktor Vorobyov
Maximum Speed - Renn' um dein Leben! Guntbert Warns Stephan Hartmann 2002
Gunnar Teuber Kurt Gruber
Iris Böhm Petra Sänger
Johannes Gabriel Faller
Erdogan Atalay Markus Schneider two variant black and nickel model
Nails (Gvozdi) Alexander Shevchenko A Hitman Umarex Walther CP88 Competition 2003
WiseGirls Christian Maelen Frankie Santalino 2002
The Class Vallo Kirs Kaspar 2007
Pärt Uusberg Joosep
Trackman Oleg Kamenshchikov Irkut with chrome finish and walnut grips 2007
Svetlana Metkina Katya
Philosophy of a Knife Tetsuro Sakagami Officer #1 2008
Biker Andrey Bilanov Anatoliy Ivanovich with chrome finish and walnut grips 2010
uncredited bodyguard
Home (Dom) Sergey Lobanov Yanvar 2011
Block 18 Boris Polunin Yury Gennadyevich, Security Guard with chrome finish and black grips 2014
Dmitriy Endaltsev Maxim Galanin
The Guy from Our Cemetery (Paren s nashego kladbishcha) at the gun shop 2015
Hardcore Henry Henry Umarex blank firing replica 2016
Paradise Multiple characters 2023


Show Title Actor Character Note / Episode Air Date
Brigada Vladimir Vdovichenkov Valery "Fil" Filatov 2002
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei Erdogan Atalay Semir Gerkhan chrome version, wooden grips 1996
René Steinke Tom Kranich
Christian Oliver Jan Richter
Mark Keller André Fux
Julie Lescaut Julien Cafaro Rippert "Jamais deux sans trois" (S11E03) 2002
Dominique Isnard Aurélie Richard "Le voyeur" (S1105) 2003
Christophe Laubion Franck Lerner "L'affaire Lerner" (S13E06) 2004
Christian Charmetant Paul Costa "Frères d'armes" (S15E03) 2005
Alexis Desseaux Vincent Motta 2006-????
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Umarex Walther CP88; seen in a car; "If Wishes Were Horses" (S03E04) 2004
Big Sky - Season 1 Kylie Bunbury Cassie Dewell stainless with wooden grips 2020-2021

See Also

  • Walther Arms - A list of all firearms manufactured by Walther Arms.

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