Christopher Scott Kyle (April 8, – February 2, ) was a United States Navy SEAL and sniper. He served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded. American Sniper is a American biographical war drama film directed by Clint Eastwood Growing up in Texas, Chris Kyle is taught by his father how to shoot a rifle and hunt deer. Years later, Kyle has become a ranch hand and rodeo. Read a free sample or buy Amerikai mesterlövész by Chris Kyle. You can read this book with iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

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American Sniper is a American biographical war drama film [5] directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is loosely based on the memoir American Sniper: The film follows the life of Kyle, who became the deadliest marksman in U. The world premiere was on November 11,at the American Film Institute Festival, followed by a limited theatrical release in the United States on December 25,and a wide release xmerikai January 16, The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, with the majority of praise directed towards Cooper’s lead performance and Eastwood’s direction, though it attracted some controversy mestedlvsz its portrayal of both the War in Iraq and of Chris Kyle.

Growing up in TexasChris Kyle is taught by his father how to shoot a rifle and hunt deer. Years later, Kyle has become a ranch hand and rodeo cowboy, and returns home early, to find his girlfriend in bed with another man. After telling her to leave, he is mulling it over with his brother when he sees news coverage of the U.

He qualifies for special training and becomes a U. Kyle meets Taya Studebaker at a bar, and the two soon marry. He is sent to Iraq after the September 11 attacks. His first kills are a woman and boy who attacked U. Marines with ajerikai Russian made RKG-3 anti-tank grenade.

Kyle is visibly upset by the experience but later earns the nickname “Legend” for his many kills.

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The plan goes awry when The Butcher captures the father and his son, killing them while Kyle is pinned down by a sniper using a Romanian PSL sniper rifle. This sniper goes by the name Mustafa and is an Chrid Games medalist from Syria. Meanwhile, the insurgents issue a bounty on Kyle. Kyle returns chriis to his wife and the birth of his son. He is distracted by memories of his war experiences and by Taya’s concern for them as a couple — she wishes he would focus on his home and family.

Kyle leaves for a second tour and is promoted khle Chief Petty Officer. Involved in a shootout with The Butcher, he helps in killing him. When he returns home meesterlvsz a newborn daughter, Kyle becomes increasingly distant from his family.

On Kyle’s third tour, Mustafa seriously injures a unit member, Ryan “Biggles” Job, and the unit is evacuated back to base. Guilt compels Kyle to undertake a fourth tour, and Taya tells him that she may not be there when he returns.

Back in Iraq, Kyle is assigned to kill Cnris, who has been sniping U. Army combat engineers building a barricade. Kyle’s sniper team is placed on a rooftop inside enemy territory. In the midst of the firefight, and low on ammunition, Kyle tearfully calls Taya and tells her he is ready amerikal come home.


A sandstorm provides cover for a chaotic escape in which Kyle is injured and almost left behind. After Kyle gets back, on edge and unable to adjust fully to civilian life, he is asked by a Veterans Affairs psychiatrist if he is haunted by all the things he did in war.

When he replies that it is “all the guys [he] couldn’t save” that haunt him, the psychiatrist encourages him to help severely wounded veterans in the VA hospital.

After that Kyle gradually begins to adjust to home life. Years later, on February 2,Kyle says goodbye to his wife and family as he leaves in good spirits to spend time with a veteran at a anerikai range.

An on-screen subtitle reveals: On May 24,it was announced that Warner Bros. WB had acquired the rights to the book with Bradley Cooper set to produce and star in the screen adaptation. Russell said he was interested in directing the film. On May 2,it was announced that Steven Spielberg would direct. Spielberg’s ideas contributed to the development of a lengthy screenplay approaching pages.

Due to WB’s budget constraints, Spielberg felt he could not bring his vision of the cbris to the screen. Mesterlfsz March 14,Sienna Miller joined the cast. Principal photography began on March 31, in Los Angeles ; [28] it was also shot in Morocco.

There is no “Music by” credit on this film. Clint Eastwood, who has composed the scores for most of his films since Mystic Riveris credited as the composer of “Taya’s Theme”. DeBeasi is credited as composer of additional music and as music editor. Mockingjay — Part 1 to become the highest-grossing film of[50] making it the first R-rated film since Saving Private Ryan and the first non-franchise film since Avatar to top the year-end rankings.

The film began its wide debut across North American theaters on January 16, Thursday night showings began at 7: In its second weekendthe film expanded to 3, theaters making it the second-widest launch for an R-rated movie behind the film itself.

By its third weekend of wide release, the kyoe expanded to 3, theaters additional theaters addedbreaking its own record of being the widest R-rated film ever released. Best of Both Worlds Concert. Sponge Out of Water in its fourth weekend. The film had the biggest debut weekend for a Clint Eastwood film, and went on to become the director’s top-grossing film of all time in each of the countries in which it was released.

American Sniper received positive reviews from critics.

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The website’s critical consensus states, “Powered by Clint Eastwood’s sure-handed direction and a gripping central performance from Bradley Cooper, American Sniper delivers a tense, vivid tribute to its real-life subject.

Their targets are clearly in sight, and their aim is true. Club gave the film a B, saying ” American Sniper is imperfect and at times a little corny, but also ambivalent and complicated in ways that are uniquely Eastwoodian.

Substantially bulked up and affecting a believable Texas drawl, Cooper embodies Kyle’s confidence, intensity and vulnerability. The film is a cautionary tale for Americans about why we must avoid war. It is not a celebration of waging it. Fhris film drew some negative reviews. Matt Taibbiin Rolling Stonewrote that the movie turned the complicated moral questions and mass-bloodshed of the Iraq war into a black and white fairy tale, without presenting the historical context.


Responding to critics, Eastwood said that American Sniper shows “what [war] does to the people left behind”, [] and that presenting “the fact of what [war] does to the family and the people mesterlvaz have to go back into civilian life like Chris Kyle did” is the “biggest antiwar statement any film” can make.

In World War II, everybody just sort of went home and got over it.

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Now there is some effort to help people through it. That was supposed to be the one to end all wars. And four years later, I was standing at the draft board being drafted during the Korean conflictand then after that there was Vietnam, and it goes on and on forever And no, it doesn’t. So each time we get in these conflicts, it deserves a lot of thought before we go wading in or wading out. Going in or coming out. It needs a better thought process, I think.

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Bradley Cooper stated that much of the criticism ignores that the film was about widespread neglect of returning veterans, and that people who take issue with Kyle should redirect their attention to the leaders who put the troops there in the first place. Several major news sources commented on the accuracy of the film and how it differs from Chris Chrid written accounts.

The enemy sniper Mustafa is a major character in the film but receives only a small mention in the memoir; Kyle noted: I’m not going to put his name in my book. One aspect of the film that received negative comment was its use of a fake baby doll in one scene, which was so obviously artificial that it became a distraction.

Real baby 2 was no show. American Sniper was listed on many critics’ top ten lists.

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