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Tan Eng Heng,
Pang Khee Teik,
Brandon Beckett the son of Master Gunnery Sargent Thomas Beckett while serving as a UN peace keeper and government trainer is assigned the task to rescue a European farmer located in the middle of hostile rebel territory. Upon arrival a mysterious sniper ambushes them, wounding Beckett and killing everyone else. Becket returns to his base and desires to seek revenge by killing the sniper. during his time on the base Beckett becomes involved with British Army Lieutenant Ellen Abramowitz. Beckett Also meets his father's former protégé, sniper instructor Richard Miller. Written by
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I have always liked the original Sniper. Seen it numerous times. Quoted it numerous times. It's one of those movies. I even sat through the two hit-and-miss sequels that followed. Which made me all the more surprised when I found out another sequel was to be released without Berenger, but low and behold, Billy Zane was back to the franchise three sequels down the line and eighteen years since his appearance in the original.
Let's cut to the chase. There's only one reason to bother seeing Sniper Reloaded; you're a fan of the original. On it's own merits, there is nothing of worth to non-fans of the series. The story is simple and predictable in every detail. The action sterile and the characters made of cardboard. From the hidden antagonist to the completely unnecessary female romance subplot to a relatively unknown actor playing Beckett's estranged son. Who himself is the most sad and tired excuse to make a Sniper sequel and somehow keep it tied to the original. Only fans of the series (and more so the original) should tempt to sit through this and then only to see GS9 Miller in what amounts to an extended cameo.
With rock bottom expectations that have been granted from sitting through one too many bad b-movie action flicks and/or sequels, Sniper Reloaded was everything I thought it would be. I enjoyed seeing Miller again, but everything else is better left unsaid. Probably the last entry in the Sniper series as we know it and the weakest too.
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