A US Marine sniper is partnered with a SWAT member to take out rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama.

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Cast

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Chester Van Damme
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Doug Papich
Ken Radley ...
El Cirujano
Reynaldo Arenas ...
Cacique (as Reinaldo Arenas)
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NSC Officer in Washington
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Admiral in Washington
Frederick Miragliotta ...
General Miguel Alavarez
Vanessa Steele ...
Mrs. Alvarez
Carlos Álvarez ...
Raul Ochoa
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Ripoly (as Tyler Copin)
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Ripolys Friend
Edward Wiley ...
DeSilva
William Curtin ...
Mountain Top Pilot
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Storyline

Tough guy Thomas Beckett is a US Marine 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, who's more of an office-type. Together they plan to seek out an important rebel leader, whilst avoiding a rogue marksman who frequents this part of the jungle. Written by Rob Hartill

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One Shot. One Kill. No Exceptions.

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Snajper  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,715,435 (USA) (31 January 1993)

Gross:

$18,994,653 (USA)
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Trivia

Richard Grieco was originally cast as Richard Miller. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Beckett's spotter places the range as 650 meters. From several POVs it is no more than 150. See more »

Quotes

Richard Miller: Is there a wrong way to fall down a fucking mountain?
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Connections

Followed by Sniper 2 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn It Up
Written and Performed by Henry Lee Summer
Courtesy of Epic Associated Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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One shot, one kill, one great movie.
27 September 1998 | by (Jerusalem, Israel) – See all my reviews

Sniper gives a true new meaning to war movies. I remember movies about Vietnam or WWII, lots of firing, everybody dies, bam bam. "Sniper" takes war to a new level or refinement. The movie certainly conveys all of the emotions it aims for - The helplessness of humans in the jungle, the hatred and eventual trust between Beckett and Miller, and the rush of the moment when they pull the trigger. A seemingly low-budget film makes up for every flaw with action, suspense, and thrill, because when it comes down to it, it's just one shot, one kill.


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