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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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... Painter
... Johnathan Tensor
... Amanda Jacks
... Capt. Naish
... Hargreaves
Ryan McCluskey ... Rodgers
... Orin
Christiaan Haig ... Hightop
... Gen. Egor Zaysan (as Dan Badaru)
Serge Soric ... Andrey Flintov
Gelu Nitu ... Minister Viktor Ivanov
Matt Salinger ... General Parent (as Matthew Salinger)
John Guerrasio ... Secretary Cummings
Ian Ashpitel ... Major Devro
Peter Swander ... Sergeant Hill (as Peter Bradley Swander)
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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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The fate of two nations rests in his hands.


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

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12 October 2005 (Argentina)  »

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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

At least some of the aboveground scenes at the "nuclear power plant" were actually filmed at an abandoned sewage treatment works. Trickling filters, sedimentation basins, digesters, and other structures associated only with sewage treatment plants are plainly visible in the scenes. See more »

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Painter: Are your nerves shaking?... that means your instincts are turned on.
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Features Iron Eagle (1986) See more »

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Written and Performed by David Wurst
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Not worth it.
13 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

I didn't know Wesley Snipes run out of money. Couldn't figure out any other reason for participating in this movie.

Ridiculous story of a nuclear threat with enmeshment of Kremlin and some Special Forces. Couple of mistakes during the movie cause an additional loss of acceptance: after dropping the parachutists the plane flies a curve...for every radar control clearly to understand that the package is delivered; the way the special forces moves in the tunnels; giving signal to the rescue chopper by bale fire, while Wesley Snipes is equipped with neat fancy equipment;....

Poor plot. Poor dialogs.

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Save your time and money and pick another one.


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