intratec tec-9

Read till the end to know about how the INTRATEC TEC-9 gun became a sensation for movie producers and game developers, and made home in the hearts of admirers.

What is Intratec TEC-9?

According to Wikipedia:

“The Intratec TEC-9TEC-DC9KG-99, and AB-10 are a blowback-operated line of semi-automatic pistols.”

-(TEC-9, n.d.)

The TEC-9 is a gun that was developed by Intratec, which is the daughter company of the firearms manufacturer “Interdynamic AB”. this gun was a huge financial success with a large number of sales but not so long after its launch, it made a negative image because it was starting to be used in crimes such as street shootings and gang fights.

How it found its way into the media industry?

intratec tec-9

There is no particular reason or a deep or interesting backstory as to why the Intratec TEC-9 gained the attention of moviemakers. It is simply that after the bad reputation developed after the 101 California street shooting and columbine high school massacre, people started to notice this gun in electronic media. From 1983 to now, the Intratec TEC-9 has been featured in more than 30 movies. 

Movies that featured TREC-9

●      1983

The return of the man from uncle: the fifteen years later affair:

The gun was used by Tom Mason, who played the role of Ben Kowalski.

●      1985

Pray for death:

The gun was used by James booth, who played the role of Limehouse willie.

●      1986

Big trouble in little China:

The gun was used by Kurt Russel, who played the role of jack burton.

Eye of the tiger:

The gun was used by an extra, which was a biker.

Avenging force:

The gun was used by Micheal Dudikoff and Steve James, who played the role of matt hunter and Larry Richards.

●      1987

Robocop:

The gun was used by an extra, which was a thug.

Beverly Hills cop II:

The gun was used by Brigitte Nielsen, who played the role of Karla.

Rage of honour:

The gun was used by extras who played the roles of henchmen.

●      1990

Robocop2:

The gun was used by an extra who played the role of a thug.

●      1991

Pure luck:

The gun was used by an actor who acted as a criminal in the movie.

Operation corned beef:

The gun was used by the henchmen of a character named Zarga 

●      1993

Falling:

It was used by Michael Douglas, who played the role of William ‘d-fens’ foster. 

Martial outlaw:

It was used by an extra who played the role of a robber.

●      1995

No way back:

Used by a thug of a character named Sereno.

Top dog:

The gun was used by a character of an illegal arms trader.

●      1996

Mask of death:

Used by an extra who played the role of a street thug.

●      1997

Bounty hunters 2: hardball:

Was used by the bodyguard of wald.

●      1998

The ultimate weapon:

Roarke’s men used the gun.

●      2005

Sin City:

Was used by a prostitute.

●      2007

Missionary man:

Was used by the characters of several smugglers and bikers.

●      2009

Taking of Pelham 123, the (2009):

The gun was used by Ramon Rodriguez, who played the role of Deldago.

Crank: high voltage:

Used by Bailing, who played the character of Ria

The keeper:

Used by cross’s henchmen

●      2010

The town:

Used by Jeremy Renner, who played Jem.

●      2012

Red dawn:

They were used by Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, who played the role of Jed Eckert and Robert Kitner.

Fire with fire:

Used by a character named Aryan.

●      2013

Deadman down:

Used by colin Farrell who played victor.

The power of few:

Used by Anthony Anderson, who played junk show.

Blue ruin:

Used by eve plumb, who played gang members.

●      2017

Bright:

Played by an extra who played gang members.

intratec tec-9

The gun TEC-9 has earned so much respect worldwide employing media that its fame did not stop at movies, but it continued to Television series and video games. Who knows how much longer TEC-9 maintains its image?

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