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The Hidden

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The Hidden (1987)

The Hidden is a 1987 science fiction thriller that stars Michael Nouri as Tom Beck, an LAPD detective investigating a series of robberies and murders perpetrated by seemingly innocent law-abiding citizens. Kyle Maclachlan co-stars as Lloyd Gallagher, an FBI agent who also is investigating the murders and who knows the true nature of the killer they are tracking.

The following weapons were used in the film The Hidden:



Beretta 92SB

The firearm carried by LAPD Detective Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is a Beretta 92SB.

Beretta Model 92SB - 9x19mm (note rounded trigger guard and flat bottom magazine).
Detective Tom Beck takes a Beretta 92SB from a fellow detective, after giving his up to a possessed Lt. Masterson. Which is really his gun being reused.
Beck aims his 92SB at Masterson in the police lockup.
Beck fires his 92SB.
Beck looks in shock at his empty 92SB.

Beretta 92F

LAPD Detective Cliff Willis (Ed O'Ross) carries a Beretta 92F as his sidearm.

Beretta 92F - 9x19mm
Detective Cliff Willis (Ed O'Ross) aims his Beretta 92F at a bodyguard armed with a Micro Uzi
Willis fires his 92F.
Despite taking several hits, the possessed Willis continues to return fire with his 92F.

Smith & Wesson 659

The Smith & Wesson 659 is the primary firearm of FBI Special Agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle Maclachlan).

Smith & Wesson 659 - 9x19mm
FBI Special Agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle Maclachlan) aims his Smith & Wesson 659 at Brenda.
Gallagher fires his 659.
Gallagher searches for Brenda on the rooftop.

Steyr GB

What appears to be a Steyr GB with under-barrel weaponlight attachment is seen in the arms dealer's firearms cache. This appears identical to another such pistol used in They Live.

Steyr GB - 9x19mm
The Steyr GB pistol seen sitting on top of the "Steyr AUG SA" boxes.


Colt Detective Special

A plainclothes detective is seen with a Generation 1 Colt Detective Special at the roadblock when trying to catch DeVries (Chris Mulkey). LAPD Detective Sanchez (Richard Brooks) carries a Generation 3 Colt Detective Special and is seen firing it at Lt. Masterson.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special
A detective takes aim with a Colt Detective Special as DeVries approaches in a Ferrari 308.
Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen - .38 Special
Sanchez (Richard Brooks) opens fire with a Detective Special.
Another view with less muzzle flash to show the barrel profile.
Agent Stadt (Steve Eastin) aims a Detective Special as Willis approaches.
Stadt fires the Colt Detective Special.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub

A Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose is seen in the hands of one of the Secret Service agents guarding Senator Holt (John McCann).

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Snub Nose - .357 Magnum
The agent on the left with his Model 19 drawn as he escorts Senator Holt (John McCann).

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Lieutenant Ed Flynn (Clu Gulager) draws his Smith & Wesson Model 36 snub when Gallagher crashes the press conference. Senator Holt (John McCann) takes it from him and fires it at Gallagher.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
Senator Holt (John McCann) fires the S&W.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Several LAPD officers in the film use Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers as their standard sidearms.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
LAPD patrol officers draw their Model 10's.

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless

The Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless is seen being fired by the alien when it is in the body of Jonathan Miller (William Boyett).

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless nickel - .32 S&W
Jonathan Miller (William Boyett) fires the S&W at the Ferrari salesman and the arms dealer.

Colt Python

The snub version of the Colt Python is seen being fired by a member of the security detail that's protecting the Senator. One of the LAPD officers draws a 4-inch barreled Colt Python on Gallagher after he uses the flamethrower.

Colt Python Snub Nose (2.5" barrel) - .357 Magnum
A bodyguard fires his snub nose Python at Willis.
Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
The uniformed officer on the left aims his Colt Python at the severely wounded Gallagher.

Submachine Guns

Micro Uzi

Several members of the security detail protecting the Senator carry the Micro Uzi pistol. It's seen being fired during the hotel shootout.

Micro Uzi with 15 round magazine - 9x19mm
A bodyguard with his Micro Uzi drawn.
One of the Senator's guards fires his Micro-Uzi at Det. Willis.

Sterling Mark 6

Lt. John Masterson (Clarence Felder) takes a Sterling Mark 6 from the police impound and uses it to threaten Beck. He then fires it at Beck and Gallagher in the police lockup.

Sterling Mark 6 - 9x19mm Parabellum
A police weapons technician with the Sterling Mark 6.
Masterson loads up the Sterling.
Lt. John Masterson (Clarence Felder) searches for Beck and Gallagher while carrying the Sterling.


Mossberg 500 Bullpup

The Mossberg 500 Bullpup shotgun is the one of the weapons wielded by the alien when it takes over the body of Brenda Lee Van Buren (Claudia Christian). It is seen fired at the LAPD officers that try to make a traffic stop on Brenda. It is also seen fired at Beck and Gallagher when they're in the mannequin warehouse.

Mossberg 500 Bullpup with 18.5" Barrel - 12 Gauge. The Mossberg 500 bullpup is an American made compact tactical shotgun, however sales were not stellar due to the weight and the tendency of the weapon to be 'back heavy'.
Jonathan Miller (William Boyett) discovers a weapons cache including a Mossberg 500 Bullpup at the antiques shop.
Brenda Lee Van Buren (Claudia Christian) fires the Bullpup at the officers.
Brenda Lee Van Buren pumps another shell in the Bullpup.
Brenda continuous firing the Bullpup without blinking or flinching, Claudia Christian does an excellent job of remaining emotionless during her firing scenes as the possessed Brenda.

Ithaca 37

The standard shotgun of the LAPD is the Ithaca 37. Seen fired by Beck and several officers as they try to stop DeVries.

Ithaca Model 37 Deer Slayer Police Special - 12 Gauge
Officers as well as Detectives Willis and Sanchez with their Ithaca 37's as they await for DeVries.
Beck fires a parkerized Ithaca 37 with rifle sights at an oncoming Ferrari driven by Devries.
A uniformed officer with an Ithaca.
Det. Willis fires an Ithaca.

Winchester Model 1200

DeVries (Chris Mulkey) uses a Winchester Model 1200 outfitted with a 1200 Synthetic Riot Fore grip and the Winchester Pistol grip when robbing the Wells Fargo bank. The giveaways are the ejector shape and the diagonal shape of receiver back end.

Winchester Model 1200/1300 Defender with pistol grip - 12 Gauge
DeVries (Chris Mulkey) fires the Winchester Model 1200 one-handed at a bank guard.


Steyr AUG

The Austrian bullpup assault rifle, the Steyr AUG is the one of the weapons wielded by the alien when it takes over the body of Brenda Lee Van Buren (Claudia Christian). It is seen fired at Beck and Gallagher when they're on the roof of the mannequin warehouse.

Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version 5.56x45mm
A Steyr AUG that has been taken out of the box. Note that the boxes say "Steyr AUG SA" which was the Semiautomatic model that was sold over the counter during the 1980s before ATF banned their import.
Brenda Lee Van Buren (Claudia Christian) fires the Austrian Steyr AUG. Again she never blinks nor flinches when firing.

MGC replica M16

Several replica MGC M16's are seen in the weapons cache at the antiques store. A few S.W.A.T. members are seen with them at the mannequin shop aftermath. Since they are never seen firing, it's assumed they are replicas.

Several M16's in the weapons cache.
A S.W.A.T. member with an M16.



Lt. John Masterson (Clarence Felder) takes a M72 LAW from the police impound and tries to blast Beck in the jail cell. He's hit in the head with a 9mm round, which turns him to blow up a wall instead.

M72A2 LAW - 66mm
Masterson is turned towards the door armed with the LAW.
Masterson fires the M72 LAW.

Custom Flamethrower

Sanchez is seen bringing in a custom flamethrower into the station after a bust. Gallagher later is seen using the flamethrower.

Sanchez is seen bringing in a custom flamethrower into the station after a bust.
Gallagher is seen using the flamethrower.

Alien Weapon

Gallagher's alien weapon only works when the alien is out of the human host.

Gallagher holds the weapon.

Weapons Cache

When the alien is in the body of Jonathan Miller (William Boyett), he finds that a cache of weapons owned by the arms dealer he killed.

Several MGC M16 replicas are seen against the wall. To the lower left are seen the barrels of several AKs.
A Steyr AUG is seen at the center of the screen. To the right are the aforementioned MCG M16s, while at the bottom is a row of AK rifles.
Steyr AUG and Mossberg 500 Bullpup are seen. On the top on the Steyr boxes appears to be a Steyr GB with an underbarrel weaponlight attachment. To the lower left is a box full of blue-steel, wood-gripped revolvers.

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