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on 13 Feb 2009 10:48

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Head Shot! A list of sniping films

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People who added this item 5108  Average listal rating (3118 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
1. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 6589  Average listal rating (4409 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
2. The Dark Knight (2008)

GCPD SWAT sniper-Remington Model 700PSS Sniper Rifle


SWAT sniper-Blaser 93 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 5117  Average listal rating (3387 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.8 
3. Inception (2010)

Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio)-Blaser R93 Tactical2 Sniper Rifle


Sniper Character-Heckler & Koch G3SG/1 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 3844  Average listal rating (2594 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.6 
4. Léon: The Professional (1994)

Matilda (Natalie Portman)-SGW Multimatch AR-15 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 3174  Average listal rating (2074 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
5. The Usual Suspects (1995)

McManus (Stephen Baldwin)-Steyr HBAR-T
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People who added this item 4136  Average listal rating (2662 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
6. Trainspotting (1996)

Renton (Ewan McGregor)-Westlake .22 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 3518  Average listal rating (2287 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
7. No Country for Old Men (2007)

Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin)-Remington 700 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 830  Average listal rating (511 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. The French Connection (1971)
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People who added this item 5317  Average listal rating (3539 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.6 
9. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Pvt. Daniel Jackson (Barry Pepper)-Springfield 1903A4 Sniper Rifle


German Soldier-Karbiner 98k Sniper Rifle

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People who added this item 191  Average listal rating (114 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
10. Stalingrad (1993)

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 5.7 
11. Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)

People who added this item 3839  Average listal rating (2606 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
12. The Bourne Identity (2002)

The Professor (Clive Owen)-SIG 550 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 1954  Average listal rating (1264 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
13. The Hurt Locker (2008)

Contractor Leader (Ralph Fiennes)-Barrett M107 Sniper Rifle


Insurgent Sniper-Romanian FPK/PSL sniper rifle
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People who added this item 2999  Average listal rating (1977 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
14. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

Kirill (Karl Urban)-Sauer Model 202 Takedown Sniper Rifle


Jason Bourne (Matt Damon)-Unknown Sniper Rifle (Help Appreciated)
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People who added this item 49  Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
15. The Sniper (1952)

People who added this item 46  Average listal rating (31 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
16. The Professional (1981)

People who added this item 258  Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. Kelly's Heroes (1970)

People who added this item 1267  Average listal rating (837 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
18. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Ed Harris (Major König)-Mauser 98k Sniper Rifle



Jude Law(Vassili Zaitsev)-Mosin Nagant M91/30 Sniper Rifle

People who added this item 931  Average listal rating (618 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
19. From Russia with Love (1963)

People who added this item 403  Average listal rating (276 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
20. Midnight Run (1988)
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People who added this item 2261  Average listal rating (1510 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. Black Hawk Down (2001)
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People who added this item 635  Average listal rating (415 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
22. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

Martin Blank (John Cusack)-Unknown Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 48  Average listal rating (26 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.9 
23. Suddenly (1954)

People who added this item 1167  Average listal rating (811 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
24. Shooter (2007)

Mark Wahlberg (Bob Lee Swagger)-Cheytac M-200 Intervention Sniper Rifle


Mark Wahlberg (Bob Lee Swagger)-M40A3 Sniper Rifle


Mark Wahlberg (Bob Lee Swagger)-Barrett M107 Sniper Rifle


Michael Pena (Nick Memphis)-Remington 700PSS Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 2238  Average listal rating (1488 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
25. RoboCop (1987)

Emil (Paul McCrane)-Barret M82 Sniper Rifle (Known as the Cobra Assault Cannon in the film)

People who added this item 166  Average listal rating (112 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
26. Quick Change (1990)

People who added this item 1551  Average listal rating (1005 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
27. Pineapple Express (2008)
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People who added this item 607  Average listal rating (412 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
28. Clear and Present Danger (1994)

People who added this item 2345  Average listal rating (1555 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
29. Wanted (2008)

Wesley (James McAvoy)-Fantasy sniper rifle, made up.
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People who added this item 1175  Average listal rating (791 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.1 
30. Rambo (2008)

Schoolboy (Matthew Marsden)-Barrett M82CQ Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 996  Average listal rating (665 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
31. The A-Team (2010)
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People who added this item 2583  Average listal rating (1742 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.1 
32. Phone Booth (2002)

The Caller (Kiefer Sutherland)-Accuracy International L96A1 Arctic Warfare Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 939  Average listal rating (602 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
33. Smokin' Aces (2006)

Sharice Watter (Taraji P. Henson)-Barrett M82A1 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 857  Average listal rating (552 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.6 
34. Tears of the Sun (2003)

People who added this item 57  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 4.7 
35. Sheena (1984)

People who added this item 275  Average listal rating (190 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
36. The Matador (2005)

Julian (Pierce Brosnan)-Remington 700 AICS Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 898  Average listal rating (630 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.4 
37. Predators (2010)
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People who added this item 948  Average listal rating (660 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.3 
38. Hitman (2007)

Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant)-Blaser R93 LRS2 Sniper Rifle


Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant)-Walther WA2000 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 534  Average listal rating (380 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
39. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
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People who added this item 2141  Average listal rating (1381 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
40. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Soldier Standing Up-Barrett M82A1 Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 114  Average listal rating (89 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.1 
41. Sniper (1993)

Beckett (Tom Berenger)-M40A1 sniper rifle


Richard Miller (Billy Zane)-Heckler & Koch SR9TC Sniper Rifle


Enemy Sniper-SVD Dragunov Sniper Rifle


People who added this item 579  Average listal rating (396 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.2 
42. Assassins (1995)

Rath (Sylvester Stallone)-Remington 700PSS Sniper Rifle


Bain (Antonio Banderas)-Remington Model Seven Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 107  Average listal rating (66 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.6 
43. Home of the Brave (2006)

People who added this item 957  Average listal rating (665 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.2 
44. Predator 2 (1990)

One Of El Scorpio's Gangsters (Thomas Rosales Jr.)-Barret M82A1 Sniper Rifle


Colombian-Iver Johnson AMAC-1500 Sniper Rifle

People who added this item 944  Average listal rating (634 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
45. Miami Vice (2006)

Rooftop Sniper-Blaser R93 Sniper Rifle


One Of Coleman's Henchmen-Barret M82 Sniper Rifle


One Of Castillo's Snipers-Savage 10FP Sniper Rifle


Police Sniper-Remington 700 PSS Sniper Rifle
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People who added this item 1101  Average listal rating (676 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.2 
46. Rush Hour 3 (2007)
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People who added this item 32  Average listal rating (23 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 5.6 
47. The Sniper (2009)

People who added this item 804  Average listal rating (569 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.9 
48. Broken Arrow (1996)

People who added this item 133  Average listal rating (82 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 6.4 
49. Toy Soldiers (1991)

People who added this item 2172  Average listal rating (1396 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.9 
50. Jurassic Park III (2001)

Cooper (John Diehl)-Barrett M82A2 Sniper Rifle
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Films featuring Sniper rifles, with pictures and information on which sniper rifles were used.

Not all of these movies are based around sniper rifles. I just add films with at least one sniper scene.

All gun information should be credited to http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Main_Page

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 7 months ago at Feb 20 13:30
Bourne Identity and Bourne Supremacy both had awesome sniper moments.
Posted: 5 years, 7 months ago at Feb 20 19:43
How about Wanted for some fantasy sniper moments, bending multi-mile trajectories.
Posted: 5 years, 7 months ago at Feb 20 23:57
Thanks guys, I will add them.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 2:20
IMDd has now categorized Sniper 2 as a Direct to Video movie and not a TV movie as they previously did, so you can now add Sniper 2 to the list.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 4:14
Thanks Gauntlet, I will add it.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 4:32
- Sun cheung sau (Sniper/The Sniper) - 2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO4J34IV4L0 [English Sub on the trailer]

Good list btw :)
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 5:43
Cool, thanks. Looks like a pretty good film as well.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 5:52
Any time MovieMan :P

I also found this one from 1952:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045161/

What about Matador with Pierce Brosnan?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yld9sqRLCRs
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 5:56
The 1952 movie I already had. As for "The Matador", it has been added. Thanks for the ideas.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Dec 1 5:59
ahh.. sorry, must have been a glitch from my side =/
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 10 15:33
I'd also add Peter Bogdanovich's Targets:
http://finnish.imdb.com/title/tt0063671/
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 10 21:58
Nice list, MovieMan! Glad to see Enemy at the Gates on here.

btw, do animated films count? One of my personal favorites from back in the day is Golgo 13.
http://www.listal.com/movie/the-professional-golgo-13
An iconic manga character with -beyond- uncanny sniping skills...

Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 11 1:02
Thank you. I don't think I'm going to include animated films, no.
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 11 3:36
Was just doing a list on this one! There goes that one down the tubes. This one is so much better.
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 12 1:44
How about Targets (1968) by Peter Bogdanovich?
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 12 15:45
Shooter and Bourne series are two perfect cinemas!!!
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 12 19:04
Oh ya!
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 23 0:46
Great list!!!
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 23 0:54
Thanks Adriano, :)
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Apr 28 14:52
Really good job!!
Posted: 2 years ago at Aug 28 6:59
Awesome list!
Posted: 2 years ago at Aug 28 7:39
What was that big gun the Jesse Ventura used in Predator?

Posted: 2 years ago at Aug 30 3:39
@blankend: Not a sniper rifle. He used a minigun.
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Oct 27 15:42
The Day of the Jackal is another movie to add

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