American Sniper

Chris Kyle is the U.S. military’s deadliest marksman in its history. With claims of 255 killed and the Department of Defense officially conformed 160 of them. The famous actor and director Clint Eastwood made it to a movie, American Sniper in 2014 based on the autobiography titled American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. History. Its world premiere was held on November 11, 2014 at the American Film Institute Festival, limited release in the U.S. on December 25, 2014 and for a wider audience on January 16, 2015. Many expect the movie to honor a war hero and deliver a patriotic experience. However, other critics say it glorifies an unjust war and pay homage to a killer.


The cast of the movie include Bradly Cooper as Chris Kyle, Sienna Miller as Taya Renae Kyle and many others. Tara Renae Kyle, wife of Chris Kyle has been intimately involved in the making of the movie. Originally, Steven Spielberg was to direct the movie, however, when he dropped out of the movie project Warner Brothers chose Clint Eastwood to direct. The movie has been filmed in Los Angeles and Morocco. When released for a wider audience, the movie is expected to set new Box Office records given the sentiment especially in the U.S.

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