Enemy at the gate (2001)

A turning point in 20th century war history is the focus of this fact-based account of the 1942-1943 battle of Stalingrad, in which the Germans were finally defeated by Russian influence — one of the bloodiest battles in World War II history. The film stars Jude Law as Vassili, a marksman from the Urals who is transported to Stalingrad in 1942, and a master German sniper, Major Koenig (Ed Harris). Koenig, an expert German sniper, is determined to eliminate his formidable opponent by any means necessary; meanwhile, Vassili has joined forces with Danilov (Joseph Fiennes), a young Russian political adversary, who is impressed by Vassili’s skills and raises his profile in the Soviet Union. Both Vassili and Danilov become involved with Tanya (Rachel Weisz), whose Jewish parents have been captured by the Germans and have forced her to take up with the men on a sniper expedition. Koenig and Vassili begin to develop traps for each other, until fate inevitably must bring the two sharpshooters together. This large-scale production, financed mostly by Teuton companies, also features Bob Hoskins as Nikita Krushchev and Ron Perlman as an aging Russian sniper. ~ Jason Clark, Rovi (sniper movie)

Rating: R (for strong graphic war violence and some sexuality)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama
Directed By: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Written By: Alain Godard, Jean-Jacques Annaud
Studio: Paramount Pictures
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Jarhead (2005)

“Jarhead” (the self-imposed moniker of the Marines) follows Swoff, a third-generation enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper’s rifle and a hundred-pound rucksack on his back through Middle East deserts with no cover from intolerable heat or from Iraqi soldiers, always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don’t understand against an enemy they can’t see for a cause they don’t fully fathom. (sniper movie)
Rating: R (for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Sam Mendes
Written By: William Broyles
Studio: Universal Pictures
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

Smokin Aces (2006)

When a shifty magician turns state’s evidence against a Las Vegas underworld heavy, the high price placed on his head sparks a fevered race to rub the snitch out and collect a tidy paycheck in Narc director Joe Carnahan’s dark action comedy. Buddy “Aces” Israel (Jeremy Piven) is a small-time scammer who has somehow managed to get the goods on big-time mobster Primo Sparazza. Upon discovering that Buddy is about to deliver the evidence needed to get him thrown in jail for life, Primo takes out a sizable contract on Buddy that entices every two-bit thug, grizzled bounty hunter, deadly vixen, skilled assassin, and ladder-climbing Mafioso within a hundred-mile radius into taking a shot at the prize. Now holed up in his luxurious Lake Tahoe hideout with only two FBI agents (Ryan Reynolds and Ray Liotta) standing between him from a virtual army of money-hungry rogues, Buddy is about to find out just how far this motley crew of killers is willing to go in order to take him out and hit the jackpot. Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, and Martin Henderson co-star in a bullet-strewn, ensemble crime comedy that never stops to reload. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi. (sniper movie)
Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug use)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Directed By: Joe Carnahan
Written By: Joe Carnahan
In Theaters: Jan 26, 2007 Wide
Studio: Universal Pictures
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Shooter (2007)

A top Marine sniper who previously abandoned the military after a routine mission gave way to tragedy is double-crossed by the government after reluctantly being pressured back into service in Training Day director Antoine Fuqua’s adaptation of Stephen Hunter’s novel Point of Impact. There was a time when Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg) was the best trigger-man in the military, but after growing disillusioned with the system, he disappeared without a trace. When high-profile government officials locate him at his remote mountain retreat following an extensive search, Swagger is coerced back into service in order to stop a determined assassin from taking out the President of the United States. In the process of carrying out his mission, however, Swagger suddenly realizes that he has been betrayed when he becomes the subject of a nationwide manhunt. Now wounded and desperate to reveal the culprits behind the conspiracy before it’s too late, Swagger sets into motion a revenge plan that will send shock waves rippling to some of the most powerful and corrupt leaders in the free world. Danny Glover, Rhona Mitra, and Ned Beatty co-star in this conspiracy-driven action thriller that asks what it truly means to serve one’s country. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Rating: R (for strong graphic violence and some language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Antoine Fuqua
Written By: Jonathan Lemkin, Antoine Fuqua, Stephen Hunter
Studio: Paramount Pictures
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Sniper Reloaded (2011)

His team ambushed by a sniper during a UN peacekeeping mission, a Marine sergeant teams up with the expert sniper who trained his father to get the take out the ruthless triggerman and settle the score. Marine Sgt. Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) is the son of legendary sniper Thomas Beckett, one of the best marksmen the military has ever known. When fighting breaks out in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Beckett and his team are ordered to rescue a European farmer whose land has been overrun by rebels. No sooner has the team arrived, however, than they are ambushed by a stealth shooter who nearly kills them all. The only one left standing is Beckett. Badly wounded but thirsty for revenge, Beckett calls in a favor from sniper instructor Richard Miller (Billy Zane), the man who taught his father everything he knows. Later, as the elusive killer returns to finish the job, Beckett and Miller take aim, and prepare for the fight of their lives. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi (sniper movie)
Rating: R
Genre: Action & Adventure
Directed By: Claudio Fäh
Written By: John M. Fasano, Claudio Fäh, John Fasano, Ross Helford
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

Sniper Legacy (2014)

A rogue gunman is assassinating high-ranking military officers one by one. When Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins, Sniper: Reloaded) is informed his father, legendary shooter Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger) has been killed, Brandon springs into action to take out the perpetrator. But when his father rescues him from an ambush, Brandon realizes he’s a pawn being played by his superiors to draw out the killer. It’s up to the two men, bound by blood, to bring an end to the carnage. (sniper movie)
Rating: R
Genre: Action & Adventure
Directed By: Don Michael Paul
Written By: Don Michael Paul, John Fasano
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

American Sniper (2014)

From director Clint Eastwood comes “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. But there was much more to this true American hero than his skill with a rifle. U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, Chris serves through four harrowing tours of duty in Iraq, becoming emblematic of the SEAL creed to “leave no man behind.” But upon returning home, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. (C) Warner Bros
Rating: R (for strong and disturbing war violence, and language throughout including some sexual references) (sniper movie)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama
Directed By: Clint Eastwood
Written By: Jason Hall
Studio: Warner Bros.
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

Sniper Special Ops (2016)

Steven Seagal plays an expert sniper on a special mission to rescue a U.S. congressman being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Pro wrestler Rob Van Dam co-stars in this action movie directed by Fred Olen Ray. (sniper movie)
Rating: R
Directed By: Fred Olen Ray
Written By: Fred Olen Ray
Studio: Hybrid, LLC
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

Sniper Ghost Shooter (2016)

Elite snipers Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) and Richard Miller (Billy Zane) are fighting extremists in the Middle East when Colonel (Dennis Haysbert) gives them a new mission: to protect a gas pipeline stretching from the Republic of Georgia to Western Europe from extremists eager to make a political statement. But when skirmishes with the enemy lead to U.S. snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who locks into their exact location, a security breach is suspected. Fingers are pointed and battle lines are drawn, all leading up to an explosive climax. (sniper movie)
Rating: NR (for language and sequences of violence)
Directed By: Don Michael Paul
Written By: Chris Hauty
Studio: UFO International Productions
Source: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

The Wall (2017)

The Wall is a deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship. Directed by Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Edge of Tomorrow”), “The Wall” stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Nocturnal Animals,” “Kick-Ass,” “Savages” “Godzilla,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) and WWE star John Cena (“Trainwreck,” “Daddy’s Home”), “The Wall” is written by first-time screenwriter Dwain Worrell. “The Wall,” produced and distributed by Amazon Studios, landed on the 2014 Black List. (sniper movie)
Rating: R (for language throughout and some war violence)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Doug Liman
Written By: Dwain Worrell
In Theaters: May 12, 2017 Limited
Studio: Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions

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