Title: American Sniper
Year Of Release: 2014
Review Date: June 30, 2015
Running time: 132 minutes
Box Office Gross: $547,100,000
Site Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
"American Sniper" is the movie based on the autobiography of the late Chris
Kyle, a highly decorated Navy seal, who is credited with the highest number of
kills in U.S. history.
Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle in "American Sniper"
Kyle was stationed in Iraq for four tours of duty.
However, Kyle was killed at age 38, when he returned home to Texas and tried to
help a schizophrenic Marine, Eddie Ray Routh, who has been sentenced to life in
The movie shows how Kyle became a Navy Seal, met the love of his life, Taya,
with whom he went on to sire two children and how the war in Iraq affected their
lives in so many ways.
Many of Kyle's fellow servicemen were killed in Iraq and
over a war the world later found out was a lie concocted by former President
George W. Bush and vice president, Dick Cheney. It is sad and tragic that so
many precious lives on both sides were lost over what the Bush Administration
The movie "American Sniper" was a very interesting film. It was properly
filmed and the acting was very believable. The big budget film went on to win a
number of Academy Awards for this very tragic story.