Sniper (film series)

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Sniper
Created by Michael Frost Beckner
Crash Leyland
Original work Sniper
Films and television
Film(s) Sniper
Sniper 2
Sniper 3
Sniper: Reloaded
Sniper: Legacy
Sniper: Ghost Shooter
Sniper: Ultimate Kill


The Sniper series is a series of action and war films beginning with Sniper in 1993. All seven films feature the United States Armed Forces. The series portrays MGySgt. Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger) and GySgt. Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) in their service to the United States Marine Corps as Force Reconnaissance Scout Snipers.

Films[edit]

Sniper (1993)[edit]

Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Beckett, an experienced sniper, and Richard Miller are sent on a mission to assassinate a Panamanian General.

Sniper 2 (2003)[edit]

Thomas Beckett and Jake Cole are tasked with assassinating a Serbian general responsible for ethnic cleansing attacks.

Sniper 3 (2004)[edit]

Sniper Thomas Beckett is hired by NSA officials William Avery and Richard Addis to perform a covert operation to eliminate a suspected terrorist kingpin in the People's Republic of Vietnam who was providing support for Jemaah Islamiyah.

Sniper 4: Reloaded (2011)[edit]

With the assistance of Richard Miller, Marine Sergeant Brandon Beckett, son of Thomas Beckett, takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.

Sniper 5: Legacy (2014)[edit]

After military leaders are assassinated, Gunnery Sergeant Brandon Beckett receives word that his father is one. Attempting to track down the assassin, Brandon finds out that his father is not dead, realizing that he is being used as bait.

Sniper 6: Ghost Shooter (2016)[edit]

Gunnery Sergeant Brandon Beckett is given yet another mission.

Sniper 7: Ultimate Kill (2017)[edit]

Master Sergeant Brandon Beckett is given the ultimate mission.

Characters[edit]

Characters Film
Sniper (1993) Sniper 2 (2003) Sniper 3 (2004) Sniper: Reloaded (2011) Sniper: Legacy (2014) Sniper:
Ghost Shooter
(2016)
Sniper:
Ultimate Kill
(2017)
Thomas Beckett Tom Berenger Mentioned Tom Berenger Mentioned Tom Berenger
Richard Miller Billy Zane   Billy Zane   Billy Zane
Chester van Damme J. T. Walsh  
Doug Papich Aden Young  
Jake Cole   Bokeem Woodbine  
Pavel   Tamás Puskás  
James Eckles   Dan Butler  
Col. David McKenna   Linden Ashby  
Brandon Beckett   Chad Michael Collins
Bidwell   Dominic Mafham  
The Colonel   Dennis Haysbert  

Crew and other[edit]

Crew/Detail Film
Sniper
(1993)
Sniper 2
(2003)
Sniper 3
(2004)
Sniper: Reloaded
(2011)
Sniper: Legacy
(2014)
Sniper: Ghost Shooter
(2016)
Sniper: Ultimate Kill
(2017)
Director Luis Llosa Craig R. Baxley P. J. Pesce Claudio Fäh Don Michael Paul Claudio Fäh
Music Gary Chang Tim Jones David Safritz
Marcus Trampp
Frederik Wiedmann
Writer Michael Frost Beckner
Crash Leyland
Ron Mita and
Jim McClain
J. S. Cardone
Ross Helford
Screenplay
John Fasano
Story by
Ross Helford
John Fasano
Screenplay
John Fasano
Don Michael Paul
Story by
John Fasano
Chris Hauty
Characters by Michael Frost Beckner and Crash Leyland
Running time 99 minutes 91 minutes 90 minutes 91 minutes 98 minutes 99 minutes 93 minutes
Release date January 29, 1993 (1993-01-29) March 11, 2003 (2003-03-11) September 28, 2004 (2004-09-28) April 26, 2011 (2011-04-26) September 30, 2014 (2014-09-30) August 2, 2016 (2016-08-02) October 3, 2017 (2017-10-03)

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