Thursday, July 29, 2021

Special Ops Sniper Rates 11 Sniper Scenes In Movies

 Nicholas Irving, author, and former soldier rates 11 sniper scenes for realism in movies. Known as "The Reaper," Irving says he killed 33 enemies as a sniper for the US 3rd Ranger Battalion. He is the co-author of "Reaper: Drone Strike: A Sniper Novel."

Irving rates the realism of classic war movies such as "Clear and Present Danger" (1994), "Enemy at the Gates" (2001), and "Saving Private Ryan" (1998). He breaks down long-range-sniping scenes featuring Will Smith in "Gemini Man" (2019) and Mark Wahlberg in "Shooter" (2007). 

He also looks at modern-day war movies set in Iraq and Afghanistan, such as "American Sniper" (2014), "Jarhead" (2005), "Lone Survivor" (2013), and "The Hurt Locker" (2009). Irving rates the realism of the weapons used, along with body position, stealth, and environment. 

VIDEO HERE  (22:14 minutes)


  1. Nice start.

    Now cover Simo Häyhä.

  2. If, you ever get a chance to take a course from Nick.
    DO IT!!
    You will jot be disappointed.
    Oh, and you’ll laugh like hell.

  3. Whats not happenin is this clown

  4. Kenny. I posted a comment on a site, kinda big site, where I referenced you about being a California guy who's now in Tennessee. Just a heads up.

  5. Interesting. Military guys are trained up pretty good.


I moderate my comments due to spam and trolls. No need to post the same comment multiple times if yours doesn't show right away..