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A conspiracy thriller that follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President.

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SHOOTER is USA Network's new conspiracy thriller based on the best-selling novel "Point of Impact" by Stephen Hunter, and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg. Starring Ryan Phillippe, the series follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger's former commanding officer Isaac Johnson solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.

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All of season ones episodes, except episode 3 "Musa Qala", are common military terms. See more »

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12 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was disappointed that Mark Wahlberg failed in bringing the movie of 2007 to a series. The movie, by comparison, came off as real.

The series (I watched series 1 - won't continue) seems to endeavour to change the slant the movie so excellently brought forth - that if people with power aren't kept in check they tend to become corrupt.

We had a dirty Colonel Johnson (Danny Glover) and and even dirtier Meachum (Ned Beatty) who's performances completely overshadow the plastic performances of those in the series. Mark Wahlberg was excellent as Bob Lee. Ryan feels almost like a model - soft and uncertain trying his best to be macho. The series does it's best to pretend that all the baddies are actually understandably the way they are - building the subtext that "anyone can become a crazy killer, even the placid housewife next door". The movie however, had clear cut baddies.

Maybe the series is trying to squirt whipped cream over the damage the movie did to the image of those in government.

Religion was also absent in the movie. Very cheesily done.

The writing doesn't compare. The direction doesn't compare. The actors as well as their characters are not believable.

Shooter was a great movie. The series is the opposite.


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