Movies about snipers

List of the best movies about snipers according to visitors: American Sniper, Enemy at the Gates, Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation, Sniper, Shooter, The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment, Battle for Sevastopol, 15 Minutes of War, Gemini Man, Accident Man.

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

American Sniper (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSnipers, Soldier, Military, Heroes
PlotWar, Obsession, On real events
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, 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.

Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:11
CharactersSnipers

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.

Sniper: Weapons of Retaliation (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genremilitary
CountryRussia, Belarus
Duration02:43
CharactersSnipers

This world war two story depicts the personal war between a Soviet sniper and a German sniper. Their feud continues after the war in Soviet occupied Germany. At the same time a Nazi rocket scientist continues his research while a Soviet secret police team arrives from Moscow to find hidden Nazi rocket research documents and rocket propulsion systems.

Sniper (1993)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Peru
Duration01:38
CharactersSnipers

Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by crack marksman Richard Miller.

Shooter (2007)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSnipers, Military, FBI, Special Forces
PlotInvestigation, Betrayal, False accusations, Snow, Pads, Conspiracies
PlaceUSA, Court
StyleExciting, Patriotic

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.

The Rifleman of the Voroshilov Regiment (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersSnipers
PlotWeapon, 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.

Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration02:17
CharactersSnipers, Soldier
PlotWar, Death
PlaceUSSR, Ukraine, Russia
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, 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?

15 Minutes of War (2019)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:38
CharactersSnipers, Lifeguards, Terrorists
PlotHostage, On real events
StyleTense, Disturbing, Depressive

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.

Gemini Man (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:07
CharactersHired assassins, Snipers, Scientists, Military, Spy, Special Forces
PlotUndercover, Skirmishes, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles
PlaceChina, USA, Hotels, Aircraft
StyleAction, Exciting, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

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.

Accident Man (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Snipers
PlotMartial Arts, Money, Weapon, Pursuit
StyleBy comics, Fancy

Mike Fallon, the Accident Man, is a stone cold killer. When a loved one is murdered by his own crew, Fallon is forced to avenge the one person who actually meant something to him.

Occupation (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:39
CharactersAliens, Snipers, Tough guys, Warriors, Soldier, Military, Thieves, Special Forces
PlotWar, Alien invasion, Apocalypse, Survival, Death, End of the world, UFO, Viruses
PlaceAustralia, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men, Unexpected ending

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

Unknown Soldier (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military
CountryFinland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration01:36
CharactersMilitary, Snipers, Soldier
PlotWar
PlaceUSSR

The film follows Finnish army machine gun company in Continuation War against Soviet Union, 1941–1944. Based on Väinö Linna's best selling novel Tuntematon Sotilas (The Unknown Soldier) and the novel's uncensored version, Sotaromaani (A War Novel).

Journey's End (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:15
CharactersSnipers, Horses, Singers
PlotWar, Weapon, Death, Fear, Gambling
PlaceFrance

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously await their fate.

The Wall (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersKillers, Soldier, Snipers
PlotDeath, Cheating
PlaceDeserts, Helicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For men

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

Jigsaw (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:23
CharactersDetectives, Snipers, Serial killers, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Survival, Abduction, Death, Investigation, Motorcycles, Money, Obsession, Viruses
StyleUnexpected ending

Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.

American Renegades (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersFriends, Soldier, Snipers, Strong women, Military, Pilots, Special Forces
PlotTreasures, Death, Robbery, Chase, Cheating
PlaceLake, Aircraft
StyleUnexpected ending

In the midst of the Balkan wars, a squad of Navy SEALs attempts to unravel a long-forgotten mystery after discovering an enormous treasure trove hidden at the bottom of a lake in Serbia.

Downrange (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersSnipers, Wolves
PlotTime travel, Cars, Survival, Travel
PlaceUSA

Stranded at the side of the road after a tire blowout, a group of friends become targets for an enigmatic sniper.

Sniper: Ultimate Kill (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:12
CharactersSnipers
PlotWar
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Exciting, 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.

Altitude (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFBI, Snipers, Thieves, Pilots, Criminals, Terrorists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Martial Arts, Death, Snow, Money, Robbery, Cheating
PlaceAircraft, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.

The Shadow Effect (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersDoctors, Snipers, Bodyguards, Scientists, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotDreams, Lost memory, Death, Sects, Radio, Cheating
PlaceTrains, Hotels, Yachts
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.




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