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Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Shooter (2007)

Bob Lee Swagger, one of the world's great marksmen and the son of a Congressional Medal of Honoree, is a loner living in the Rockies. He's left the military, having been hung out to dry in a secret Ethiopian mission a few years before, when he's recruited by a colonel to help find a way that the President of the US might be assassinated in one of three cities in the next two weeks. He does his work, but the shot is fired notwithstanding and Bob Lee is quickly the fall guy: wounded and hunted by thousands, he goes to ground and, aided by two unlikely allies, searches for the truth and for those who double-crossed him. All roads lead back to Ethiopia. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:political assassination,  fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  bo 105 bolkow helicopter,  distrust of government,  falling through a rooftop window,  reference to lee harvey oswald,  reference to dr. phil,  mq 1 predator,  homemade bomb,  police dog,  shot through the floor,  rangefinder,  u.s. capitol building,  oil pipeline,  reference to nelson mandela,  hot wiring a car,  zodiac boat,  langley virginia,  pipe bomb,  attorney general,  stabbed through the chin,  self surgery,  patsy,  tugboat,  reference to che guevara,  medal of honor,  military veteran,  girl stripped down to bra,  archbishop,  falling through a window,  marksman,  arm blown off,  off screen rape,  shot in the knee,  napalm,  mortar,  bait,  bottled water,  spitting blood,  shooting a police officer,  u.s. marine,  sharpshooter,  ethiopia,  kentucky,  baltimore maryland,  woman slaps a man,  sugar,  hummer,  mass grave,  woman slaps man,  exploding house,  reference to google,  wheelchair bound,  camouflage,  cabin in the woods,  helicopter crash,  tennessee,  car wash,  gun held to head,  german shepherd,  framed for murder,  crutches,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  stolen car,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  patriotism,  philadelphia pennsylvania,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  thrown through a window,  assault rifle,  frame up,  senator,  gunshot wound,  severed finger,  cynicism,  telescope,  retirement,  colonel,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  nipples visible through clothing,  washington d.c.,  corrupt cop,  severed arm,  die hard scenario,  american abroad,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  u.s. president,  cover up,  fugitive,  person on fire,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  false accusation,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  widow,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  one word title,  based on novel,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  dog,  murder,  death

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Action, Thriller

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential Secret Service Agent Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  stabbed through the chin,  shooting a police officer,  helicopter crash,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  patriotism,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  washington d.c.,  severed arm,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  u.s. president,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  car crash,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  violence,  death

White House Down (2013)
Action, Drama, Thriller

White House Down (2013)

Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:political assassination,  sniper rifle,  falling through a rooftop window,  u.s. capitol building,  u.s. marine,  helicopter crash,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  senator,  murder of a police officer,  washington d.c.,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  american flag,  u.s. president,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  death,  murder,  violence

The Negotiator (1998)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Negotiator (1998)

In the midst of an elaborate conspiracy, an expert negotiator is driven to the edge when he's framed for the murder of his partner, as well as embezzling money from his department's pension fund. His only chance to prove his innocence is to take hostages himself, acquire the services of another expert negotiator, and find out who's running the conspiracy before it's too late. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  shooting a police officer,  framed for murder,  bulletproof vest,  frame up,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  corrupt cop,  die hard scenario,  cover up,  fbi,  news report,  sniper,  assassination,  false accusation,  slow motion scene,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  violence,  death,  murder,  dog

Sicario (2015) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sicario (2015)

When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team.

Themes:corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  bait,  gun held to head,  bag over head,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  cynicism,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  american abroad,  shot in the shoulder,  cover up,  fbi,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  assassination,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  one word title,  dog,  violence,  murder,  death

Safe House (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Safe House (2012)

Matt Weston ('Ryan Reynolds (I)' (qv)) is a CIA rookie who is manning a safe house in Cape Town, South Africa, when Tobin Frost ('Denzel Washington' (qv)) the CIA's most wanted rogue agent is captured and taken to the safe house. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house is overtaken by mercenaries who want Frost. Weston and Frost escape and must stay out of the gunmen's sight until they can get to another safe house. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  torture,  betrayal
Story:sniper rifle,  langley virginia,  falling through a window,  shooting a police officer,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  thrown through a window,  assault rifle,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  die hard scenario,  american abroad,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  sniper,  exploding car,  car crash,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  flashback

London Has Fallen (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:political assassination,  sniper rifle,  falling through a rooftop window,  shot through the floor,  helicopter crash,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  patriotism,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  murder of a police officer,  washington d.c.,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  american abroad,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  u.s. president,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  violence,  murder,  death

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  exploding house,  framed for murder,  assault rifle,  frame up,  senator,  cynicism,  murder of a police officer,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  cover up,  person on fire,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  one man army,  false accusation,  exploding car,  death of friend,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  dog

Sabotage (2014) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sabotage (2014)

An elite DEA team raids the safe house of a drug cartel and hide $10 million in the plumbing. When they go back to retrieve the money it is not there. The team is under investigation for the missing $10 million. Then after a couple months the investigation is lifted. The team trains together again and then celebrates at a strip club. Then one of the team is murdered. He wakes up in his RV on railroad tracks. Then a second team member is nailed to the ceiling. The third team member is gunned down at his remote cabin. There is a female City of Atlanta investigator in charge of the murders. After investigating the cartel angle, the twisted truth comes to light. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  cabin in the woods,  gun held to head,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  frame up,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  shot in the shoulder,  cover up,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  one word title,  flashback,  murder,  violence,  blood,  death

The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Election Year (2016)

It's been seventeen years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn...or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot through a window,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  senator,  cynicism,  washington d.c.,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  person on fire,  stabbed in the back,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  violence,  flashback,  death

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  suicide,  revenge
Story:langley virginia,  helicopter crash,  shot through a window,  stolen car,  exploding helicopter,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  die hard scenario,  american abroad,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  one man army,  exploding car,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder

Machete (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Machete (2010)

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives the sniper's bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren't you! (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot in the knee,  shooting a police officer,  hummer,  exploding house,  framed for murder,  shot through a window,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  frame up,  senator,  gunshot wound,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  one word title,  flashback,  violence,  blood,  murder

Surrogates (2009) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Surrogates (2009)

People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates -- sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Greer discovers a vast conspiracy behind the surrogate phenomenon and must abandon his own surrogate, risking his life to unravel the mystery. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  suicide,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  murder of a police officer,  severed arm,  american flag,  person on fire,  fbi,  shot in the leg,  news report,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  one word title,  based on novel,  murder,  violence,  blood

Run All Night (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Run All Night (2015)

Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:woman slaps a man,  reference to google,  cabin in the woods,  framed for murder,  shot through a window,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  corrupt cop,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder,  flashback

Jack Reacher (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher (2012)

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But instead of confessing, the accused man writes the words, "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Story:sniper rifle,  military veteran,  framed for murder,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  severed finger,  corrupt cop,  american abroad,  shot in the shoulder,  cover up,  shot in the forehead,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  false accusation,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  murder

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

CIA chief Hunley (Baldwin) convinces a Senate committee to disband the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), of which Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is a key member. Hunley argues that the IMF is too reckless. Now on his own, Hunt goes after a shadowy and deadly rogue organization called the Syndicate.

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  langley virginia,  hummer,  bag over head,  assault rifle,  american abroad,  cover up,  fugitive,  stabbed in the back,  on the run,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  flashback,  violence

The A-team (2010) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  falling through a rooftop window,  zodiac boat,  hummer,  gun held to head,  framed for murder,  bag over head,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  frame up,  colonel,  corrupt cop,  exploding body,  cover up,  fugitive,  person on fire,  on the run,  sniper,  exploding car,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood,  flashback

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

A couple are driving home when their car breaks down just as the Purge commences. Meanwhile, a police sergeant goes out into the streets to get revenge on the man who killed his son, and a mother and daughter run from their home after assailants destroy it. The five people meet up as they attempt to survive the night in Los Angeles. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  bag over head,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  shot in the stomach,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

Clear And Present Danger (1994)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Clear And Present Danger (1994)

Jack Ryan is back and this time the bad guys are in his own government. When Admiral James Greer becomes sick with cancer, Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence. Almost before he can draw a breath in his new position, one of the president's closest friends and his family are murdered in their sleep by what appears to by drug cartels. Ryan is called in to investigate, but unknown to him the CIA has already sent a secret field operative to lead an illegal paramilitary force in Colombia against cartels. Things get even more complicated when his team is set up and he loses an agent in the field and a friend of his wife's, who was the murdered agent's secretary, is murdered that same day. Ryan must then risk not only his career, but his life to expose the truth behind the mystery. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:political assassination,  fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  exploding house,  camouflage,  cabin in the woods,  bulletproof vest,  senator,  colonel,  washington d.c.,  american abroad,  american flag,  u.s. president,  cover up,  fbi,  binoculars,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  death of friend,  car crash,  slow motion scene,  shotgun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  based on novel,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

American Sniper (2014)
Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War

American Sniper (2014)

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids. (Read More)

Themes:torture,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  mq 1 predator,  rangefinder,  u.s. marine,  shot through a window,  patriotism,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  severed arm,  exploding body,  american abroad,  american flag,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  exploding car,  death of friend,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  blood,  dog,  flashback,  death

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot in the knee,  shot through a window,  bulletproof vest,  american abroad,  shot in the shoulder,  cover up,  fugitive,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  dog,  violence,  blood,  murder,  flashback

13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Story:sniper rifle,  langley virginia,  mortar,  spitting blood,  u.s. marine,  shot through a window,  government agent,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  severed finger,  washington d.c.,  severed arm,  die hard scenario,  american abroad,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  exploding car,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

The Kingdom (2007)
Action, Drama, Thriller

The Kingdom (2007)

After a terrorist attack on an American housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where families and FBI Agent Francis Manner are murdered, FBI agent Ronald Fleury blackmails the Saudi Arabian consul to get five days of investigation in the location. He travels with agent Grant Sykes, Janet Mayes and Adam Leavitt to avenge their friend and try to find those responsible for the bombing. The agents find all sorts of difficulties in their investigation, but they are supported by Colonel Faris Al Ghazi that advises the team how to act in a hostile environment. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  torture,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  government agent,  assault rifle,  severed finger,  colonel,  washington d.c.,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  fbi,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  exploding car,  death of friend,  car crash,  shot in the head,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  flashback,  death,  violence,  blood

Stolen (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  shooting a police officer,  lens flare,  gunshot wound,  severed finger,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  die hard scenario,  fugitive,  person on fire,  fbi,  binoculars,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood,  violence,  death,  murder,  dog,  flashback

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  helicopter crash,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  assault rifle,  nipples visible through clothing,  american abroad,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  flashback,  murder,  violence

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  falling through a rooftop window,  u.s. capitol building,  helicopter crash,  framed for murder,  bag over head,  exploding helicopter,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  frame up,  senator,  cynicism,  washington d.c.,  severed arm,  exploding body,  american flag,  u.s. president,  cover up,  stabbed in the back,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  false accusation,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  widow,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  violence

The Gunman (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Gunman (2015)

A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, working for an unknown client, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's (Sean Penn's) successful kill shot forces him to go into hiding to protect himself and the members of the team from retribution. This includes abruptly abandoning his girlfriend who has no idea what is going on. The assassination, paid for by a foreign mining company, triggers wide spread chaos and death in an already inflamed Congo. Terrier returns to the Congo years later working for an NGO, but eventually finds himself to be the target of a paid hit squad somehow connected to the ministers assassination. This leads to immediate deaths and the endangerment of the people working around him, and forces him back into hiding. In trying to discover who has put a price on his head, he begins to reconnect to the members of his old assassination team, including his old girlfriend. Always aware there is no path to redemption for his crimes, he is also periodically incapacitated by a type of accumulated and evolving physical brain damage caused by the hard knocks of his occupation. Unexpectedly, given the time that has elapsed, his reconnection to his old assassination team exposes additional intrigues with immediate deadly consequences. All of his years spent in hiding, have merely delayed the twisted end game that now enfolds. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  shot in the stomach,  american abroad,  cover up,  person on fire,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  violence

The Last Stand (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Last Stand (2013)

Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for the face off. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  shot through the floor,  shooting a police officer,  lens flare,  thrown through a window,  assault rifle,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  corrupt cop,  severed arm,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  fbi,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  sniper,  exploding car,  death of friend,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

Deja Vu (2006) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi

Deja Vu (2006)

A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families was blown up in New Orleans on Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit, one that uses spacefolding technology to directly look back a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: could they use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing? (Read More)

Story:fbi agent,  hummer,  bag over head,  stolen car,  patriotism,  gunshot wound,  severed finger,  murder of a police officer,  severed arm,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  fbi,  exploding car,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death

Terminator Genisys (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Terminator Genisys (2015)

When John Connor ('Jason Clarke (I)' (qv)), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese ('Jai Courtney' (qv)) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor ('Emilia Clarke' (qv)) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured time-line. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian ('Arnold Schwarzenegger' (qv)), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future... (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Story:sniper rifle,  helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  lens flare,  thrown through a window,  murder of a police officer,  severed arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  person on fire,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  one man army,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  flashback,  murder

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  hummer,  framed for murder,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  frame up,  washington d.c.,  exploding body,  american abroad,  american flag,  u.s. president,  cover up,  binoculars,  on the run,  news report,  sniper,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood,  death,  flashback,  violence

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the United States and Russia to reach a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon and learn its secrets, and once again Sam Witwicky has to go to the aid of his robot friends. The new villain Shockwave is on the scene while the Autobots and Decepticons continue to battle it out on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  thrown through a window,  nipples visible through clothing,  washington d.c.,  severed arm,  exploding body,  american flag,  u.s. president,  cover up,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  assassination,  exploding car,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  blood,  violence,  dog,  murder,  death

The Killer (1989) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Killer (1989)

A violent Hong Kong action film, this is the story of an assassin, Jeffrey Chow (aka Mickey Mouse) who takes one last job so he can retire and care for his girlfriend Jenny. When his employers betray him, he reluctantly joins forces with Inspector Lee (aka Dumbo), the cop who is pursuing him. Together, the new friends face the final confrontation of the gangsters out to kill them. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot through the floor,  arm blown off,  shot through a window,  thrown through a window,  gunshot wound,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the shoulder,  stabbed in the back,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  assassination,  exploding car,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood,  flashback

The November Man (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The November Man (2014)

Peter Devereaux is a former CIA agent who is asked by the man he worked for to extract a woman who is in Russia and is presently close to a man running for President, who is believed to have committed crimes during the Chechen war. She can give them the name of someone who can prove it. His friend says that she will only come to him. So he goes and she gets the info and tries to get out but the man finds out and tries to stop her. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot through a window,  american abroad,  cover up,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  violence,  death,  flashback,  blood,  murder

The Guest (2014)
Mystery, Thriller

The Guest (2014)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Story:framed for murder,  shot through a window,  assault rifle,  shot in the shoulder,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  death,  murder

Ghost In The Shell (2017)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  self surgery,  helicopter crash,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  severed arm,  exploding body,  cover up,  fugitive,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  false accusation,  widow,  subjective camera,  car crash,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  flashback,  dog,  death

Lone Survivor (2013) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  revenge
Story:helicopter crash,  exploding helicopter,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  severed finger,  shot in the stomach,  american abroad,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  falling from height,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder,  flashback

Salt (2010)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Salt (2010)

Evelyn Salt is a CIA agent and highly respected by all, including her boss, Ted Winter. Out of the blue, a Russian spy walks into their offices and offers a vital piece of information: the President of Russia will be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to New York City to attend the funeral of the recently deceased U.S. Vice President. The name of the assassin: Evelyn Salt. Concerned about the safety of her husband, who she cannot contact, she goes on the run. Winter refuses to accept that she is a mole or a double agent but her actions begin to raise doubts. Just who is Evelyn Salt and what is she planning? (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:snow
Story:sniper rifle,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  thrown through a window,  frame up,  washington d.c.,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  american flag,  shot in the shoulder,  u.s. president,  fugitive,  fbi,  on the run,  news report,  sniper,  assassination,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  one word title,  dog,  murder,  violence,  flashback

Escape Plan (2013)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  assault rifle,  shot in the stomach,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  one man army,  exploding car,  subjective camera,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence,  blood,  flashback,  murder,  death

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  falling through a window,  spitting blood,  shot through a window,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  severed finger,  corrupt cop,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  flashback,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

The Raid: Redemption (2011) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Raid: Redemption (2011)

In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters. (Read More)

Themes:torture,  betrayal
Story:sniper rifle,  shot through the floor,  shooting a police officer,  shot through a window,  thrown through a window,  assault rifle,  murder of a police officer,  shot in the stomach,  corrupt cop,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the leg,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  blood,  death,  murder

The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  sniper rifle,  shot through a window,  government agent,  bulletproof vest,  retirement,  colonel,  washington d.c.,  american flag,  cover up,  fugitive,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  one man army,  assassination,  death of friend,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death,  violence

The Double (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Double (2011)

Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent.

Themes:deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:fbi agent,  bulletproof vest,  senator,  washington d.c.,  cover up,  fbi,  assassination,  car crash,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  photograph,  murder,  dog,  death,  violence,  blood,  flashback

Exit Wounds (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Exit Wounds (2001)

Orin Boyd (Seagal) is a Detroit cop who doesn't follow rules. After he saved the Vice President by violating every order he received he is transferred to one of the worst precincts in the city. There he quickly encounters some corrupt cops selling heroin to drug dealers. The problem is, it's very difficult to tell who is the bad guy and who you can trust. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Story:shot in the knee,  hummer,  framed for murder,  bag over head,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  bulletproof vest,  thrown through a window,  frame up,  shot in the stomach,  corrupt cop,  shot in the shoulder,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  one man army,  exploding car,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  based on novel,  murder,  blood,  death,  violence

The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  torture
Story:fbi agent,  stabbed through the chin,  lens flare,  assault rifle,  retirement,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fbi,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  one man army,  stabbed to death,  subjective camera,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  death,  violence

Edge Of Darkness (2010)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Edge Of Darkness (2010)

Thomas Craven is a detective who has spent years working the streets of Boston. When his own daughter is killed outside his own home, Craven soon realizes that her death is only one piece of an intriguing puzzle filled with corruption and conspiracy, and it falls to him to discover who is behind the crime. (Read More)

Themes:conspiracy,  corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Story:shot through a window,  senator,  murder of a police officer,  cover up,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  assassination,  car crash,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  photograph,  death,  flashback,  murder,  violence,  blood

Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  torture,  betrayal
Story:falling through a rooftop window,  government agent,  lens flare,  bulletproof vest,  murder of a police officer,  severed arm,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  news report,  one man army,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  violence,  flashback

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)

With his reputation in tatters after a painfully unsuccessful delivery of a distinguished Japanese client, former triple-A executive protection agent, Michael Bryce, two long years after the disgraceful incident, is now reduced to a mere second-class bodyguard for hire. Under those circumstances, Bryce would do anything to prove his worth once again, and as a result, it won't be long before he accepts an offer from Interpol to escort the renowned international assassin Darius Kincaid from Manchester to the Hague. The task seems simple: Bryce only needs to transport the contract killer from point A to point B, nevertheless, Kincaid, as the only one with the guts and enough hard evidence to testify against a tyrannical Belarusian dictator, is an obvious target, while the trip to the Netherlands is long and hazardous. Without a doubt, this a race against the clock as the mismatched duo will have to put aside their grudges, in a non-stop concerto for bullets. (Read More)

Themes:torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  hot wiring a car,  self surgery,  reference to google,  helicopter crash,  car wash,  shot through a window,  exploding helicopter,  bulletproof vest,  assault rifle,  gunshot wound,  american abroad,  shot in the shoulder,  person on fire,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  news report,  one man army,  exploding car,  stabbed to death,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  violence,  murder,  dog,  flashback,  blood,  death

New Police Story (2004) is one of the best movies like Shooter (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Police Story (2004)

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Story:sniper rifle,  shot through a window,  bulletproof vest,  thrown through a window,  assault rifle,  telescope,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  die hard scenario,  shot in the shoulder,  binoculars,  shot in the forehead,  shot in the leg,  news report,  sniper,  one man army,  exploding car,  death of friend,  subjective camera,  car crash,  car chase,  falling from height,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  beating,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  photograph,  bare chested male,  flashback,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood

The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Action, Adventure, Western

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. (Read More)

Themes:corruption,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Story:sharpshooter,  cabin in the woods,  shot through a window,  lens flare,  thrown through a window,  murder of a police officer,  corrupt cop,  die hard scenario,  exploding body,  shot in the shoulder,  fugitive,  person on fire,  stabbed in the back,  shot in the forehead,  on the run,  shot in the leg,  sniper,  stabbed to death,  death of friend,  falling from height,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  shotgun,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  murder,  violence,  blood,  death

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