R | | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Bradley Cooper claimed that his only experience with firearms prior to preparing for this movie was as a kid in summer camp. For previous films he had only received instruction on how to hold and discharge a gun loaded with blank ammunition. All his shooting lessons for this film were with live rounds.
It's a fuckin' hot-box.
soldier: The fuckin' dirt here tastes like dog shit.
Chris Kyle: Ah, well you'd know, wouldn't you?
The suicide bomber in the blue car: the rear-view mirror appears & disappears.
Footage of the real Chris Kyle's memorial service is featured during the first half of the end credits, while the instrumental "The Funeral" by Ennio Morricone plays on the soundtrack. Following the music and the footage, the rest of the end credits play in complete silence.
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