American Sniper

Synopsis: Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something that could help America in its fight against terrorism. So he joined the SEALs in order to become a sniper. After marrying, Kyle and the other members of the team are called for their first tour of Iraq. Kyle's struggle isn't with his missions, but about his relationship with the reality of the war and, once returned at home, how he manages to handle it with his urban life, his wife and kids.
Director(s): Clint Eastwood
Production: Warner Bros.
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 42 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
133 min

It's a f***ing hot box.

Man, the f***ing dirt here

tastes like dog sh*t.

Oh, well, you'd know, wouldn't you?

Shut the f*** up.

Breacher up!

I got a military-age male...

...that's on a cell phone,

watching the convoy. Over.

If he's reporting troop movement... have a green light. Your call.


Maybe he's just calling his old lady. Heh.

He stepped off.

Hold on, I got a woman and a kid 200 yards

out, moving towards the convoy.

Her arms aren't swinging.

She's carrying something.

She's got a grenade. She got a RKG Russian

grenade she just handed to the kid.

A woman and a kid?

You got eyes on this? Can you confirm?

Negative. You know the R.O.E.

Your call.

They fry you if you're wrong.

They send your ass to Leavenworth.

- You got him.

- Heh.

Now get back here.

You don't ever leave your ri?e in the dirt.

Yes, sir.

It was a hell of a shot, son.

You got a gift.

You're gonna make a fine hunter someday.

Here in the Book of Acts...

...several times,

Paul stands in judgment...

...for what he believes.

At times, we all have to do that.

I mean, we don't see with his eyes... we don't know the glory of his plan.

Our lives unfold before us like

puzzling reflections in a mirror.

- What are you doing?

- Shh. Shh.

But on the day we rise,

we will see with clarity...

...and understand the mystery of his ways.

Let us pray.


There are three types of people in this world.

Sheep, wolves and Sheepdogs.

Now, some people prefer to believe

that evil doesn't exist in the world.

And if it ever darkened their doorstep, they

wouldn't know how to protect themselves.

Those are the sheep.

And then you got predators.

They use violence to prey on the weak.

They're the wolves.

Come on, Jeff, punch him.

And then there are those who've been

blessed with the gift of aggression...

...and the overpowering need

to protect the flock.

These men are a rare breed...

...that live to confront the wolf.

They are the sheepdog.

Now, we're not raising any sheep

in this family.

- I will whup your ass if you turn into a wolf.

- Wayne.

But we protect our own.

If someone tries to fight you...

...or tries to bully your little brother,

you have my permission to finish it.

The guy was picking on Jeff.

Is that true?

Yes, sir. Yes, he was.

Did you finish it?

Then you know who you are.

You know your purpose.

ANNOUNCER". Chris Kyle draws the horse

Big Business here this evening.

I'm doing all right.

That's good.

So tonight he needs to beat

the leading score of 86.

The louder you cheer,

the longer he'll ride!

Come on! Yeah!

I don't think- He'll walk it off.

Jeff, looks like your brother did it again!

All right, ladies and gentlemen,

Chris Kyle!

Man, wasn't nobody there,

and you come outwith a belt buckle.

- What are you supposed to with it?

- Supposed to get laid with it.

I'll wear it,

see if it puts Sarah in the mood.

Sh*t, a strong wind'll put Sarah

in the mood.

- Is that what they say?

- You know what they called her...

- high school

- Don't say it.

- Sarah Sucks-a-Lotta-

- What I say?!

Sh*t, Chris.

Goddamn it.

Oh, buckle bunny, those are two girls.

No, he kept looking- He had his eyes

on her, and that's why the last time...

Wait till you see what this does.

Let's see him go!

Baby, who wants

to f*** a rodeo sta-? What the f***?!

You said you wasn't coming home

until tomorrow.

- I said what?

- Leave him alone. He didn't do anything!

Easy! I didn't know sh*t, man.

Come out here!

Chris, leave him alone! F***ing Chris,

leave him alone! Goddamn it!

- He didn't know, all right?!

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Jason Hall

Jason Dean Hall (born 1972) is an American screenwriter, film director and former actor. He played the recurring character of Devon MacLeish in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He had a guest starring role on Without a Trace as Jesse in Season Two. Hall attended Phillips Exeter Academy. Hall studied business, English and cinema at the University of Southern California. more…

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