Based on the best-selling novel "Point of Impact" by Stephen Hunter, and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg. The series, starring Ryan Phillippe, follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger's former commanding officer Isaac Johnson solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.
Veteran. Hero. Target.
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Did You Know?
In the opening credits to the television series, Shooter
(2016) you see "SEMPER FI," which is short for "Semper Fidelis." It means "always faithful," or "always loyal." It's the motto of the U.S. Marine Corps., the branch of the military Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillippe
) was in. See more
Members of the United States Marine Corps do NOT put their hands into their pockets when in uniform.
This is a learned behavior that is ingrained into their heads during basic training training. A Sergeant. like Bob Lee definitely would not do so as he would set a poor example for his subordinates. See more
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