Sniper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sniper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with sniper, murder, violence, dialogue, vengeance, mentor, death, weapons, storytelling and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sniper: Shooter (2007), Enemy at the Gates (2001), American Sniper (2014), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Leon: The Professional (1994), Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016), Jack Reacher (2012), The Wall (2017), Phone Booth (2002), Band of Brothers (2001).

List of sniper movies

 7.2
 294K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, corruption, frame up, fbi, master warrior, false accusation, on the run, patriotism, cover up, one man army, senator, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky, washington d.c., langley virginia, tennessee ...
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, military, war, nazism, friendship, assassination, battle zone, heroes, trap, rivalry, deadly, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
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 7.3
 407K
American Sniper (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, soldier, military, military training, battles, war, navy seal, iraq war, military life, haunted by the past, obsession, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, year 1998
Place: iraq, middle east, usa, california, texas
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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, rough, epic ...
Plot: military, sniper, war, battles, army, courage, heroic mission, rescue, warrior, d day, cowardice, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, france, europe, poland, germany ...
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, touching, bleak ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, mentor, sniper, loneliness, killings, loner, mafia, dark hero, crimes, murder, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Sniper: Ghost Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elite snipers Brandon Beckett and Richard Miller are tasked with protecting a gas pipeline from terrorists looking to make a statement. When battles with the enemy lead to snipers being killed by a ghost shooter who knows their exact location, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, mission, battle, u.s. marine corps, enemy, security, terrorism, moral dilemma, military, terrorist, terrorist group, mercenary ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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 7.0
 288K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, sniper, ex military, murder, investigation, lone wolves, drifter, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, plot twist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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 6.2
 21K
The Wall (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, american soldier, marines, iraq war, ambush, trapped, desert, murder, duel, friend, bad guy wins, rifle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq
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 7.0
 239K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 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.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, dishonesty, hostages, mind game, psychopath, crimes, murder, redemption, characters in danger, heroes, phone booth, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, military life, battles, war, sniper, gory, friendship, behind enemy lines, human spirit, patriotism, self sacrifice ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, france, belgium, austria ...
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 7.6
 27K
Shooter (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bob Lee Swagger is an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, Point of Impact, and the 2007 Paramount film ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: sniper, assassination, soldier, based on movie, conspiracy, agent, betrayal, family, fbi, wanted man, military, murder ...
Place: afghanistan, usa
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 7.7
 343K
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, tough heroes, war, sniper, battles, warrior, helicopter, military, danger, survival, army, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, rough, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: sniper, female protagonist, female soldier, world war two, great patriotic war, battlefield, fascist, strong female lead, wartime, heroism, wartime life, relationships ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, ukraine, united states, russia, chicago illinois
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, fighter pilot, sniper, navy, behind enemy lines, atrocity, rescue, escape, gunfight, war, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia herzegovina, iraq
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 7.6
 397K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 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.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, iraq war, sniper, army, marines, soldier, peril, determination, war, violence, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 6.3
 155K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, one man army, assassination, danger, sniper, cia, interpol, fight scenes, secret identity, fist fighting, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, moscow russia ...
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, war, sergeant, military life, sniper, vietnam war, boot camp, suicide, basic training, violence, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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15 Minutes of War (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, based on true events, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sniper, french foreign legion, hostages, female teacher, kids in trouble, danger, school bus, terrorist group, border, shooting, terrorism, frenchman ...
Time: year 1976
Place: somalia
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 7.8
 131K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, riddles and clues, fbi, special agents, police investigation, search, teamwork, expert, killings, victim, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.3
 7K
Targets (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran quietly plans to go on a mass shooting spree. At the same time, an elderly horror film star prepares to make a public appearance at a drive-in theater.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Plot: sniper, serial killer, psychopath, filmmaking, murder, aging, actor's life, deadly, investigation, crime, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, asia, vietnam, california
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 6.5
 311K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, gunfight, escape, martial arts, chase, partners, master warrior, heroic mission, cia, fist fighting, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, mercenary, conspiracy, sniper, politics, president, espionage, assassination, rescue, violence, drug cartel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, panama, latin america, venezuela ...
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 7.3
 237K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: lone hero, autism, accountant, organized crime, mathematics, hitman, survival, sniper, money laundering, criminal, informant, federal agent ...
Time: 2000s, year 1989, year 2010, year 2006
Place: chicago illinois, germany, washington d.c., illinois, new hampshire
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 6.0
 132K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, swat, tough law enforcer, police brutality, sniper, partners, law enforcement, crime, siege, basic training, demotion, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.7
 132K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, twist ending, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, fbi, disguise, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, violence spree, group of criminals, brutality, torture, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, israel
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, big ben london ...
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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Plot: hypnosis, gulf war, political conspiracy, senator, conspiracy, mind control, political thriller, sniper, assassination, state affairs, brainwashing, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, restaurant, sniper, gang, gangsters, vengeance, kung fu, culture clash, adventure, master warrior, against the odds, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, china, hong kong, europe, asia ...
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 6.6
 184K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, dark humor, brutal, harsh, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, machete, immigrants, sniper, betrayal, racist, dark hero, machismo, political corruption, senator, racial slur, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, mexico
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 7.0
 204K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, mercenary, warrior, jungle, sniper, bomb, torture, rapist, military, master warrior, doctor, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, mine, arizona ...
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