Shooter Synopsis
A rifle marksman hired to prevent a presidential assassination realizes he has been framed for it.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Unravels a bit heading toward its finale, as buildings explode and characters are forced to explain themselves and their nefarious motives....
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Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
The movie's politics may miss their mark, but its thrills are dead-on.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
If the movie only lavished as much thought and care on its characters as it does on each intricate set piece, Shooter might have been a...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A stylish but essentially businesslike smash-and-crasher.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Suspended over a deep gully of disbelief, where logic takes more bullets than the bad guys, Shooter still makes the grade as hard-ass...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
If this were a more serious film, its cynicism about the U.S. government would put it in a league with "The Manchurian Candidate." But it...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Starts out OK, but then almost seems to be intentionally going for humor.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Despite gripping chase sequences and a few awe-inspiring fiery explosions, gaping holes in the convoluted plot make Shooter heavier on...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The ultimate crime of this paranoid enemy-of-the-state pulp, directed with more style than brains by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), is how...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The result is lots of gunplay and explosions governed by little logic.
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Shooter RENTAL

By ironman16
was a ok movie. the action was good. the plot was alright. mark whalberg was the only good actor in this film. danny clover is old and needs to retire. sorta far retched. i thought that the ending...

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Great Plot & Action- Great Combination

By mrm74rogers
The most unbelievable thing about this movie is that he gets his revenge. It's hard to believe that the storyline is fiction because of its relevence to our political climate....


By dakota62
This is a must see movie if you like military movies that have turned into revenge, that turns into a massive manhunt for a injured militaryman. The plot is betrayel and revenge....

watch it again and again

By kyle4653
this is a movie that i will own. it would be better without the language, but still a pretty good movie....

GO SEE IT NOW!!!! The BEST action movie that we have seen in a very long time!!!

By Jayfinny
We couldnt decide between 300 and Shooter and at the last minute we went to see Shooter and the plot was great. Constant action and suspense. Get out there and see this film. Dont wait for the DVD...

shooter is the best movie ive ever seen

By Mets15
shooter was great, the plot was amazing with all the different locations. the acting was great, Mark walhberg is my favorite actor and Danny glover was great. better than Bourne series by far. so...

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Non-stop, Interesting Action

By lzylghtnng
Shooter has a lot of action -- no question. The great part is that it is captivating and not the same old thing. Mark Wahlberg has really become a good actor and action hero. The story reminded me...

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Rated R | For strong graphic violence and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Gory vigilante political thriller for adults only.
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