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Commander Hamilton

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Commander Hamilton (1998)

Commander Hamilton (original title Hamilton) is a 1998 Swedish/Norwegian/Italian/Moroccan action movie directed by Harald Zwart (The Pink Panther 2) starring Peter Stormare in the titular role. The film incorporates the plot from two of Jan Guillou's Carl Hamilton novels, Ingen mans land and Den enda segern and was later recut as a 2001 TV miniseries with reshot scenes and an additional 58 minutes of footage. (This page covers the 128 minute theatrical cut.) Stormare is the fourth actor to portray Swedish secret agent Carl Hamilton, following Stellan Skarsgård, Peter Haber and Stefan Sauk, but this was his only turn. The series continued in 2012 with Hamilton: I nationens intresse with Mikael Persbrandt in the title role.

The following weapons were used in the film Commander Hamilton:


Beretta 92SB

Commander Carl Hamilton (Peter Stormare) and the men under his command carry Beretta 92SBs.

Beretta Model 92SB - 9x19mm
Hamilton put his Beretta to Kolia's (Stanislav Klimuskin) head.
Hamilton B92SB 02.jpg
Gustavsson (Thomas Hedengran) with his Beretta.
Hamilton reloads his Beretta. The rounded trigger guard is seen clearly here.
Hamilton fires on a fleeing helicopter.
Stålhandske (Mats Långbacka) preps his Beretta.
Stålhandske with his Beretta.

CZ 75 Automatic

Hamilton uses a CZ 75 Automatic during the apartment shootout.

CZ 75 Automatic - 9x19mm
Hamilton with the CZ 75 Automatic in his left hand. His Beretta is in his right.
The compensator cuts in the barrel are seen clearly here.
Hamilton CZ75A 03.jpg
Hamilton cocks his CZ 75 Automatic as he emerges from the garbage chute.

Tokarev TT-33

One of the Russian troops appears to be armed with a Tokarev TT-33.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
The Russian officer with his Tokarev.


Moona (Zakia Tahri) draws an M1911A1 on a suspected traitor.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP
Moona with his M1911A1.

Smith & Wesson Model 28

Mike Hawkins (Mark Hamill) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 28.

Smith & Wesson Model 28 - .357 Magnum
Hawkins fires his S&W 28.
Hamilton SW27 02.jpg
Hawkins' S&W 28 falling. The taper in the barrel is visible here.
Hamilton SW27 04.jpg

Desert Eagle Mark VII

Hamilton and Stålhandske (Mats Långbacka) are armed with Desert Eagle Mark VII at the end of the film.

Desert Eagle MK VII - .357 Magnum
Stålhandske checks out the Desert Eagle. Note the shape of the safety.
Hamilton cocks his Desert Eagle. (Mirrored shades seems to be a poor choice for hiding in the desert.)
Hamilton holsters his Desert Eagle while walking away from an explosion. (This is an action movie, after all.)
Mike Hawkins threatens Hamilton with a Desert Eagle.

Submachine Guns

Uzi (mocked up as FN P90)

Hamilton and his men are armed with Uzi submachine guns mocked up as FN P90s.

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Fabrique Nationale P90 - 5.7x28mm
Hamilton's team with their submachine guns.
Gustavsson (Thomas Hedengran) with his submachine gun.
Hamilton FNUzi 03.jpg
The shape of the stock is seen here.
Gustavsson fires his submachine gun.


Gustavsson (Thomas Hedengran) is later see with an unmodified Uzi.

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Gustavsson with his Uzi.
Hamilton Uzi 02.jpg
Mike Hawkins with Gustavsson's Uzi.

Sa vz. 61 Škorpion

Barabanov (Andrey Smolyakov) uses a Sa vz. 61 Škorpion towards the end of the film.

Sa vz. 61 Škorpion - .32 ACP
Barabanov threatens Tessie (Lena Olin) and Anna (Madeleine Elfstrand) with his Skorpion.
Hamilton Skorpion 02a.jpg
Barabanov opens fire with his Skorpion.



Russian troops are armed with AK-74s.

AK-74 - 5.45x39mm
A guard with his AK-74. (The opening credits were in widescreen.)
A guard runs into a disguised Hamilton with his AK-74.


Russian, PLO and Libyan troops are all armed with AKS-47s.

Poly Tech Model AK-47S Semi-Automatic Carbine - 7.62x39mm
A guard with his AKS-47. The milled receiver can be seen here.
A Russian soldier with his AKS-47. Note the open-top front sight.
A PLO guard with his AKS-47.
Another PLO guard with his AKS-47.
One of Hamilton's PLO allies engages a Libyan in hand-to-hand combat. Note the missing magazine.


Russian troops and Moona are armed with AIMR carbines.

AIMR - 7.62x39mm
A Russian with his AIMR.
Moona with her AIMR.
Hamilton AIMR 03.jpg
Moona fires her AIMR.

Sa vz. 58 P

Russian troops and Hawkins' men are armed with Sa vz. 58 Ps.

Sa vz. 58 P - 7.62x39mm
A Russian with his vz. 58 P.
Another soldier with his vz. 58 P.
Hawkins' men with vz. 58 P.


Russian troops are armed with AK-47s.

Type II AK-47 - 7.62x39mm
Russian troops with their AK-47s.
Hamilton AK47 03.jpg
Hawkins swings an AK-47 at Hamilton.


One of the Russian troops is armed with an AMD-65.

Hungarian AMD-65 - 7.62x39mm
The Russian soldier with his AMD-65.


The guards at Hamilton's safehouse are armed with slab-sided M16s.

The original M16, the first version, firing in a 20-round magazine, adopted in large numbers by the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam. This has the original 3-prong flash hider. It would later be replaced by the upgraded M16A1 - 5.56x45mm
A guard with his M16.
The same guard in another shot.


Hamilton and Stålhandske are armed with CAR-15 carbines.

XM177E2 Carbine aka Colt Model 629 - 5.56x45mm
Stålhandske preps his CAR-15.
A closeup of the receiver.
Stålhandske with his CAR-15. Note the jungle-taped magazines.
Hamilton and Stålhandske with their CAR-15s.
Tessie with Hamilton's personal CAR-15.
The forward assist can be seen in this shot.

Sa vz. 58 V

PLO and Libyan troops are armed with Sa vz. 58 Vs.

Sa vz. 58 V - 7.62x39mm
A PLO fighter fires his vz. 58 V on the run.
Another PLO fighter fires his vz. 58 V.
A Libyan soldier with his vz. 58 V.

Steyr Mannlicher-Schoenauer

Stålhandske uses a Steyr Mannlicher-Schoenauer on a hunting trip.

Mannlicher-Schoenauer Carbine with Scope
Stålhandske attaches a scope on his rifle.

M1903 Springfield

Two of the Libyans are armed with what appear to be M1903 Springfield rifles.

Springfield M1903 Mk 1 - .30-06
The two M1903s to the rear.



Hamilton's men use flamethrowers to destroy cover their tracks.

Hamilton flame 01.jpg
Hamilton flame 02.jpg


Moona uses an M72 LAW at the end of the film.

M72A2 LAW - 66mm
Moona aims the LAW.
Moona with the LAW.

M34 White Phosphorous grenade

One of the PLO fighters throws a M34 White Phosphorous grenade at the end of the film.

M34 2-1-.jpg
Hamilton M34 01.jpg

Smoke grenade

One of Hawkins' henchmen tosses in an unidentifiable smoke grenade. It's only seen once.

Hamilton M18 01.jpg


MBB Bo 105

A Swedish Air Force MBB Bo 105 flies Hamilton to his safe house. Another one flies Hawkins and his men away.

Its four HOT missiles are seen here.
Hamilton Bo105 02.jpg


Hamilton uses a small explosive charge to blow open a garbage chute.

Hamilton bomb 01.jpg

Rifle grenade

Hamilton's team are equipped with rifle grenades, but they are never seen clearly.

Andersson (Mikael Ahlberg) with his rifle grenade. Only the fins are seen.
Hamilton's rifle grenade. It appears that some of the fins have been bent.

Hamilton's gun safe

Hamilton has several guns in his personal gun safe.

A PSL Sniper Rifle and the aforementioned CAR-15 are seen, as well as three revolvers.

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