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The Marksman (2005)

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Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent (Snipes) to stop them.

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Marcus Adams

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wesley Snipes ... Painter
William Hope ... Johnathan Tensor
Emma Samms ... Amanda Jacks
Anthony Warren ... Capt. Naish
Peter Youngblood Hills ... Hargreaves
Ryan McCluskey Ryan McCluskey ... Rodgers
Warren Derosa ... Orin
Christiaan Haig Christiaan Haig ... Hightop
Dan Badarau Dan Badarau ... Gen. Egor Zaysan (as Dan Badaru)
Serge Soric Serge Soric ... Andrey Flintov
Gelu Nitu Gelu Nitu ... Minister Viktor Ivanov
Matt Salinger ... General Parent (as Matthew Salinger)
John Guerrasio John Guerrasio ... Secretary Cummings
Ian Ashpitel Ian Ashpitel ... Major Devro
Peter Swander Peter Swander ... Sergeant Hill (as Peter Bradley Swander)
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Storyline

Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent (Snipes) to stop them.

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The fate of two nations rests in his hands.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2005 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

The Marksman See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An entire dialog sequence was lifted directly from Fred Olen Ray's Active Stealth (1999) when the film came in under time. See more »

Goofs

In the scenes for satellite imagery for the reactors, it shows "image analisys" multiple times above the imagery, as opposed to "image analysis". See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Painter: Are your nerves shaking?... that means your instincts are turned on.
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Edited from Navy Seals (1990) See more »

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Written and Performed by David Wurst
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Sucks!
5 December 2005 | by dave-j-maloneySee all my reviews

Cruising the video store and picked up as a fan of Snipes. Didn't realize he had been involved in such a stinker. Terrible, terrible, terrible. Confusing initial attempt to set stage for world wide danger, continuity staff (if any used) were asleep at the switch. Army Ranger in tower would shoot out window with AK-47 and then the inside shot when he ducks from bullets had him holding a HK. One of the scientists when alive was a woman with long blond hair, all dead ones were men. Avoid at all costs!

Even Snipes action scenes were not up to his usual standard. His 'stealthiness' in kicking the Rangers' butts during the training mission consisted of him running through the woods at night and they just couldn't see him. Then later he outruns a jeep with a guy firing a mounted machine gun at him. Stinko!


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