Sniper (1993)

R   |    |  Action, Thriller, War


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A US Marine sniper is partnered with a SWAT member to take out rebel leaders in the jungles of Panama.


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  • Tom Berenger and Billy Zane in Sniper (1993)
  • Tom Berenger in Sniper (1993)
  • Tom Berenger and Billy Zane in Sniper (1993)
  • Tom Berenger and Billy Zane in Sniper (1993)
  • Tom Berenger in Sniper (1993)
  • Billy Zane in Sniper (1993)

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Director:

Luis Llosa

Writers:

Michael Frost Beckner, Crash Leyland

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29 October 2001 | Mike Astill
6
| Nice idea, shame about the ending.
Though the plot may be familiar (mistrustful pair teamed together to go on a dangerous assignment), the premise of having two snipers as the protagonists is interesting. The film builds on this by offering an insight into the psychological effects of this kind of warfare, but ultimately this degenerates into a yarn. One with a particularly limp ending at that.

Berenger is convincing in his portrayal of a hardened, veteran sniper, completely impassive in what he does. Zane, however, doesn't really pull off his role as an Olympic medal winning shooter who has to face his first live kill. The pairing never truly gels, which is a shame as it's their relationship that's important over the actual plot.

The film looks great, largely set deep in the Panamanian jungle. There are some exciting moments, cool camera tricks and even some genuine tension. It's just a pity it didn't hold together better.

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,715,435 31 January 1993

Gross USA:

$18,994,653

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,994,653

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