An elite sniper who is recruited into China’s “Wolf Warriors” unit, Leng Feng defends his comrades and innocent civilians from two different groups of mercenaries, one at home and one after he flees to Africa following a stay in prison.
When his ex arrives back in his life on the run from a ruthless crime boss, thief Jack and his crew have to pull a series of heists to bail her out and get a fortune in diamonds.
A former Army MP, Jack Reacher now wanders the country and uses his skills to solve crimes involving wrongfully accused military personnel.
John Cena and Aaron Taylor Johnson are a sniper team in Iraq who get pinned down by an enemy sniper in next year’s thriller, The Wall, directed by Edge of Tomorrow’s Doug Liman.
The sixth(?!) movie in the Sniper franchise finds Billy Zane’s character Richard Miller teaming up with the son of Tom Berenger’s character, who’s continuing his father’s sniper legacy, on a mission from Dennis Haysbert to take down a dangerous terrorist leader.
Zach explains why he thinks Sniper was the perfect movie to catch while flipping through your local channels during a lazy Saturday back in the day.
Bradley Cooper stars as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in American Sniper, directed by Clint Eastwood. Kyle was the “most lethal sniper in US history” with 160 confirmed kills and possibly up to 255 while he did four tours in Iraq.
Elijah Wood plays a famous pianist making his return to the stage but is forced into a perfect performance by a sniper who will kill him if he misses one note in the upcoming thriller, Grand Piano.
Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. He’s brought in for “one last job” to take out a target from a skyscraper under construction but his former spotter arrives and complicates things.
There’s a trend this year of movies taking place in a single apartment building with The Raid and Dredd and now there’s Tower Block from the UK, where a group of tenants must survive the attack of a sniper.