U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous explo... full plot below
U.S. Release DateAmerican Sniper release date was Thursday, December 25, 2014. This was a Limited in theaters release.
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U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the 2012 autobiography/book "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History" by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice.
- Chris Kyle made news earlier in 2013 when he tragically was killed at a shooting range by a fellow vet in February.
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- 150 kills made history