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Best sniper movies to binge-watch right now

If you are looking for some adrenaline-pumping actioners, we’ve curated a list of the best sniper movies that you must watch at least once in your lifetime.

Best sniper movies to binge-watch right now
Best Sniper movies to stream on OTT

Last Updated: 08.12 PM, Jun 02, 2024


Sniper movies have carved a unique niche in the action-thriller genre with their smooth blend of suspense, action prowess, and psychological depth. Whether it is compelling narratives, revolving around heroism, war atrocities, sacrifice, or jungle warfare, there are several enthralling movies that depict high-stakes sniper quests and have managed to appeal to all sorts of audiences. If you are looking for some adrenaline-pumping actioners, we’ve curated a list of the best sniper movies that you must watch at least once in your lifetime.

Top sniper movies to stream online

American Sniper


The plot revolves around US military sniper Chris Kyle as he becomes the deadliest marksman with the most lethal kills during the Iraq war. However, this takes a toll on his mind and family life. Apart from Bradley Cooper’s impressive performance, this biographical drama film traces the harrowing journey of becoming a sniper while grappling with inner consciousness. The film garnered critical acclaim for its well-scripted narrative and blunt characters.

  • Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner

  • IMDb rating: 7.3

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Saving Private Ryan

Steven Spielberg’s epic war drama film is set in 1944 France during the Second World War and follows a group of US soldiers led by Captain John Miller (played by Tom Hanks) as they embark on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to locate the titular soldier and bring him home safely after his siblings are killed in action. You must watch this poignant tale for its realistic combat scenes and intense action that form the essence of the movie.

  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore

  • IMDb rating: 8.6

  • Where to watch: Rent on Amazon Prime Video or watch free on Soap2day

Enemy at the Gates

Adapted from William Craig’s non-fiction book, this war drama film traces the Battle of Stalingrad during the 1940s and depicts the gory war between Soviet snipers and German forces. Whether it is the bloody violence, moral dilemma, or thrilling cat-and-mouse chase, Enemy at the Gates takes a closer look at the frontlines.

  • Cast: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes

  • IMDb rating: 7.5

  • Where to watch: Rent on Amazon Prime Video or watch free on 123movies

Jack Reacher

Hollywood’s evergreen heartthrob Tom Cruise trades his charismatic sweet personality for a tough guy role in Jack Reacher and was praised for his smooth acting chops. Apart from robust performances, the movie also features intense action sequences and a riveting narrative. It tells the story of the titular tough guy, who is a former US Army Major MP investigator and lives a secret life. His life takes a sharp turn when he is requested to aid in a homicide investigation, centring around a trained military sniper suspected of a mass shooting.

  • Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins

  • IMDb rating: 7

  • Where to watch: JioCinema

Phone Booth

This gripping psychological thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat with its unhinged climax. The story follows publicist Stuart Shepard as he finds himself trapped in a phone booth when a mysterious caller (who is a sniper) blackmails him to confess to all his wrongdoings if he wishes to survive. If you’re looking for a nail-biting thriller, then Phone Booth is the perfect fit with unexpected twists and turns.

  • Cast: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker

  • IMDb rating: 7.1

  • Where to watch: Rent on Amazon Prime Video


The plot revolves around a Scout sniper veteran living in exile after being wrongfully framed for murder. His life takes a dark twist when he is asked to help in thwarting a potential assassination attempt on the US president, but things soon unfold a sinister truth that is connected to his troubled past. The precise action and clever script will keep you engaged in the story.

  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Danny Glover, Kate Mara, Levon Helm, and Ned Beatty.

  • IMDb rating: 7.1

  • Where to watch: Netflix
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