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  • 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.

    - Written by Evandro Martirano
  • Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle 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 wait leave behind.

  • The Texan Chris Kyle has been a skilled shooter since he was a kid. When he is an adult, he decides to join the SEAL to become a sniper. Meanwhile he meets the gorgeous Taya in a bar and soon they get married and have two children. He travels four times to Iraq and along his tours, he protects the American soldiers with his precise shoots and becomes a legend. However, each time that he returns home, he has problems to readjust to his family and to the social life.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle takes his sole mission, protecting his comrades, to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite great danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

    - Written by Gerry Garcia
  • 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.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

In the opening scene, US Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) is perched on a rooftop, scoping out the path of a US military convoy through his sniper rifle...

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