Movies about snipers

Movies about snipers
List of the best movies about snipers according to visitors: American Sniper, Vantage Point, Enemy at the Gates, The Wall, D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear, Sniper: Ultimate Kill, Sniper: Special Ops, Age Of Kill, Shooter, The Virtuoso.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Obsession
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:30
CharactersTerrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Bodyguards, Presidential
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Cheating, Blackmail
PlaceSpain
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersSnipers
TimeWorld War II

Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersSnipers, Killers, Soldier
PlotDeath, Marine Corps, Cheating
PlaceIraq, Deserts, Helicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists
PlotOn real events, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation with the FBI follows the wrong track of a white van, while the murderers act with impunity and panic seizes the population

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:12
CharactersLesbians, Snipers, Gay, Killers
PlotWar, Pursuit, Funeral
PlaceCemetery, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Tense, Disturbing

Colombian drug kingpin Jesús Morales secretly pays for the services of a sniper nicknamed "The Devil," capable of killing one-by-one the enemies of anyone who hires him. With no adversaries left alive, Morales grows stronger and gains control of more smuggling routes into the United States. The DEA, alarmed by this threat to the country, sends agent Kate Estrada, who has been following Morales for years, and Marine sniper Brandon Beckett to Colombia. Their mission: Kill "The Devil" and bring Morales back to the US to be tried for his crimes. The agents think they have everything under control, but Morales and "The Devil" have prepared plenty of surprises to keep the mission from succeeding.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Soldier
PlotWar, Skirmishes
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

A Special Ops military Force, led by expert sniper Sergeant Jake Chandler, are sent to a remote Afghan village to extract an American congressman being held by the Taliban.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47
CharactersSnipers, Heroes
PlotRivalry
PlaceLondon, Berlin
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A black ops sniper is blackmailed by a psychotic international terrorist into killing 6 unrelated people in 6 hours... but there is more to the victims than meets the eye.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Heroes, Military
PlotInvestigation, Betrayal, Snow, Conspiracies, Pads
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleExciting, Patriotic, Serious

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Dogs, Hired assassins, Killers, Criminals
PlotSnow, Cold
PlaceForest
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.

CharactersSnipers, Strong women, Yakuza
PlotSkirmishes, Fight
PlaceJapan
StyleWomens in main roles

After she's irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins, Geniuses, Police, Family
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceUSA, Office
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Hungary
CharactersSnipers, Robots, Spy, Terrorists, Scouts
PlotWar, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Martial Arts, Bank robbery
PlaceAircraft
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Cyberpunk

In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotOn real events, Hostage, Border
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

February 1976. Somalian rebels hijack a school bus carrying 21 French children and their teacher in Djibouti City. When the terrorists drive it to a no-man’s-land on the border between Somalia and French territory, the French Government sends out a newly formed elite squad to rescue the hostages. Within a few hours, the highly trained team arrives to the crisis area, where the Somalian National Army has taken position behind the barbed wire on the border. The French unit is left with very few options to rescue the hostages. As the volatile situation unravels, the French men quickly come up with a daring plan: carry out a simultaneous 5 men sniper attack to get the children and the teacher out safely. A true story.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Psychopath, Heroes, Lovers
PlotHostage, Blackmail, Phone calls
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:25
CharactersSnipers, Serial killers, Terrorists, Hired assassins
PlotPursuit, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin’s trail.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotRevenge, Relationship, Confrontation, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy’s estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genredocumentary, military
CountryUSA, Ukraine, Russia

A Sniper’s War is a story of a sniper, whose anti-US views led him to join the pro-Russian rebels in the ongoing Ukrainian conflict—a primary source of tension between the United States and Russia. When social media becomes a communication platform to schedule sniper duels, Deki’s rival threatens to kill him. The New York-based filmmaker, Olya Schechter, obtains unprecedented access to military bases and front line battles to paint an intimate portrait of the complex and fascinating nature of a man walking the tightrope that often comes to the morality of war: is Deki a solder or a killer?

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersSnipers
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Justice, Youth
PlaceRussia

A very typical post-Soviet era storyline. A bunch of vagabonds lured an innocent teenage girl to their apartment, offered her a drink, intimidated, then gang raped her. Local cops are incapable to undertake an adequate actions against the scoundrels - prevented by the superior chief of the local police, who is the dad of one of the scumbags. The case is closed. The girl's granddad tired of an endless circumlocution decides to take revenge in his own hands.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Family
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Weapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Best soundtracks

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration02:17
CharactersSnipers, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Death, Weapon, True love
PlaceRussia, USSR, Ukraine
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl whatever the cost. In the meanwhile, Lyudmila meets a man and falls in love. War fades into the background... Soon, however, another misfortune befalls Lyudmila leaving the man she loves on the brink of death and herself seriously wounded. The girl is pulled out of combat and later goes to the United States with a publicity visit. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. It won't be long before Pavlichenko stands before an audience in Chicago pressing for a second front. Will her words have the capacity to change the course of war?

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:22
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins
PlotMoney, Weapon, Conspiracies, Debts
PlaceTrains, France, Hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his problems by offering him an unusual job. Suddenly Vincent finds himself in a very dangerous spiral which turns out to be even harder to get out of than finding a solution to his economic problems.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, Death, Marine Corps, Self-sacrifice
PlaceIraq
StyleAction, Oscars, Serious, Disturbing

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:10
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Lawyers, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Mystery, Conspiracies, Pads
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryCanada
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship, Death
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars – all stand at the intersection of modern warfare – a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France
Duration01:53
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Fight, The escape, Chase, Mystery
PlaceParis
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Disturbing

Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy – but who does he work for?

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:26
PlotSurvival
StyleAction, Disturbing

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Special Forces, Hired assassins, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceAircraft, China, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersSnipers, Military, Friends, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes
PlaceVietnam
StyleHeavy, Depressive

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.





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