The Shooter (1995 film)

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The Shooter
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Produced bySilvio Muraglia
Paul Pompian
Written byYves André Martin
Meg Thayer
Billy Ray
Starring Dolph Lundgren
Maruschka Detmers
Assumpta Serna
John Ashton
Gavan O'Herlihy
Music by Stefano Mainetti
CinematographyFernando Arguelles
Edited byRalph Brunjes
Adelson-Baumgarten Productions
Muraglia/Sladek Filmworks
Newmarket Capital Group
Conquistador Entertainment
Arco Films S.L.
Transatlantique Films
Distributed byConquistador Entertainment
Release date
December 15, 1995 (UK)
Running time
104 minutes (international), 89 minutes (US, France)
CountryUnited States
Czech Republic [1]
United Kingdom
Budget$11 million

The Shooter (released under the alternative title Hidden Assassin [2] ) is a 1995 American action drama film directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Dolph Lundgren as a deputy United States Marshal who gets caught up in politics when he is hired to solve the assassination of a Cuban ambassador.


There are two versions released for this film: the international cut running 104 minutes, and the shorter cut running 89 minutes, released in the U.S. and France.

The movie was filmed mainly in the Czech Republic, in Prague.


A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.


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  1. "Shooter (1995)". Filmový přehled. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  2. Miramax. "Hidden Assassin (AKA The Shooter)". Archived from the original on 2015-09-07.