The Sniper

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  • 2009
  • 5.5  (2,216)

The Sniper is a thrilling action film from 2009 directed by Dante Lam and starring Richie Jen, Xiaoming Huang, and Edison Chen. The movie follows the story of two sharpshooters who work together to take down a notorious criminal in Hong Kong. The story begins with the introduction of expert sniper OJ (Richie Jen) and his partner Hartman (Huang Xiaoming). Together they form a tactical team that is known for its accuracy and precision. Their job is to assist the police in solving high-profile cases by eliminating targets from far distances without being spotted.

Soon they are assigned their most challenging job yet, to take down the notorious drug lord, Brother Six (Edison Chen). The criminal kingpin is known for his ruthlessness and violence, and the police are desperately seeking to take him down.

OJ and Hartman set up a stakeout at a rooftop, waiting for Brother Six to show up. When he does, they take their positions and prepare themselves for the kill. However, their operation is not as smooth as they thought it would be, and things quickly go awry.

The turning point in the movie happens when OJ and Hartman find themselves under attack from an unknown sniper. Someone is clearly trying to stop them from taking down Brother Six, and they need to figure out who it is before it's too late.

As the story unfolds, the duo finds themselves in a web of lies and deceit. They discover that their own colleagues and friends are not who they seem to be, and the truth begins to reveal itself. OJ and Hartman must now rely on their instincts and expertise to survive the ordeal and bring justice to the city.

The film is a captivating action movie with excellent cinematography and a gripping storyline. The action scenes are dynamic and well-executed, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats throughout the film. The visual effects are also impressive, adding to the intensity and excitement of the film.

Richie Jen and Xiaoming Huang both give top-notch performances, bringing their A-game to the movie. Edison Chen's portrayal of the villain is also noteworthy, and his character is both menacing and unpredictable.

The Sniper is a masterful action film that showcases the talents of its director and cast. It is a must-watch for fans of the genre and anyone who loves a good plot twist. The film is highly recommended and is widely regarded as a classic in Hong Kong cinema.

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