Movies about snipers

List of the best movies about snipers according to visitors: Enemy at the Gates, Kate, The Virtuoso, 15 Minutes of War, Sniper: Assassin's End, Unknown Soldier, Alien Outpost, Mine, Special Forces, Accident Man.

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

Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Mark
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.

Kate (2021)
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.

The Virtuoso (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Dogs, Hired assassins, Criminals, Bounty Hunters
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.

15 Minutes of War (2019)
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.

Sniper: Assassin's End (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, CIA, Special agents
PlotSpecial services

Special Ops sniper Brandon Beckett is set up as the primary suspect for the murder of a foreign dignitary on the eve of signing a high-profile trade agreement with the United States. Narrowly escaping death, Beckett realizes that there may be a dark operative working within the government, and partners with the only person whom he can trust: his father, legendary sniper Sgt. Thomas Beckett. Both Becketts are on the run from the CIA, Russian mercenaries and Lady Death, a Yakuza-trained assassin with sniper skills that rival both legendary sharpshooters.

Unknown Soldier (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryFinland, Belgium, Iceland
Duration01:36
CharactersSnipers, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, For men

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).

Alien Outpost (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:30
CharactersSnipers, Aliens, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, UFO, Alien invasion, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

Mine (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Spain, Italy
Duration01:54
CharactersSnipers, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Self-sacrifice
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Touching

After a failed assassination attempt, a soldier finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical toll of the treacherous conditions.

Special Forces (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Heroes, Military, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Chase
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Afghanistan. War correspondent Elsa Casanova is taken hostage by the Taliban. Faced with her imminent execution, a Special Forces unit is dispatched to free her. In some of the world’s most breathtaking yet hostile landscapes, a relentless pursuit begins between her kidnappers who have no intention of letting their prey escape them and a group of soldiers who risk their lives in pursuit of their single aim – to bring her home alive. This strong, independent woman and these men of duty are thrown together and forced to confront situations of great danger that inextricably bind them – emotionally, violently and intimately.

Accident Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34
CharactersLesbians, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Money, Pursuit, Weapon
PlaceLondon
StyleBy comics, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Serious

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.

End of a Gun (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, FBI, Lawyers
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Money, Death, Hostage
PlaceHotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:43
CharactersSnipers
PlotSurvival, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.

Precious Cargo (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryCanada
Duration02:09
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Chess, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating

After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the job goes down, allegiances are betrayed and lines are crossed as Jack, Karen, and Eddie face off in a fateful showdown.

Terminal (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Hungary, USA
Duration02:48
CharactersSnipers, Teachers, Hired assassins, Strong women, Criminals
PlotChess, Revenge, Money, Death, Seduction
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Fancy

In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night, as their lives intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind who is hell-bent on revenge.

A War (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military
CountryDenmark, France
Duration01:40
CharactersSnipers, Family, Soldier
PlaceAfghanistan, Court
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating

Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in Helmand, Afghanistan. Meanwhile back in Denmark, with a husband at war and three children missing their father, everyday life is a struggle for Claus' wife Maria. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy Taliban crossfire. In order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that ultimately sees him return to Denmark accused of a war crime.

Mosul (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Death, Hostage, Cheating
PlaceIraq
StyleNetflix, Unexpected ending, Tense

When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle to save their home city of Mosul.

The American (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersSnipers, Hired assassins
PlotIntrigue
PlaceVillage, Italy, Sweden, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense

Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.

The Condemned 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersManiacs, Snipers, Firefighters, Bodyguards, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Gambling, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceCourt, Deserts

A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.

Running with the Devil (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration01:08
CharactersSnipers, FBI, Friends, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceMexico, USA, Canada
StyleExciting, Action, For men, Disturbing

A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.

Wolf Warrior (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction
CountryChina
Duration01:30
CharactersSnipers, Wolves, Heroes, Special agents
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Pursuit
PlaceForest, China
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord.




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