American Sniper


2h 14m 2014

Brief Synopsis

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
Americký ostrelovac, Amerikai mesterlövész, Amerikanu snaiperis, Der Scharfschütze - Die Geschichte des Soldaten Chris Kyle, El francotirador, Keskin Nisanci, Scharfschütze - Die Geschichte des Soldaten Chris Kyle, Snajper, Snajperista, Sniper Americano, Tueur d'élite américain, amerikieciu snaiperis, francotirador
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
War
Biography
Adaptation
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Synopsis

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.

Crew

Mohamed Aabach

Assistant Director

Adil Abbrouch

Costumer

Abde Sallam Ait Abdellah

Accounting Assistant

Luisa Abel

Makeup

El Mokhtar Aboukal

Assistant

Nathaniel Acord

Special Effects

Kevin Adams

Visual Effects

Taz Agiakatsikas

Visual Effects

Driss Aitlahcen

Assistant

Ahmed Aitmbarek

Location Manager

Mounir Akkaoui

Assistant

Mustapha Alam

Medic

Khalid Alami

Makeup Artist

Zak Alaoui

Line Producer

Forrest Alsobrook

Production Staff

Khalid Ameskane

Location Manager

Abderahim Amirat

Assistant

Salvador Anaya

Plasterer

Jeff Angelo

Assistant Property Master

Nezha Aouis

Makeup Artist

James Apted

Assistant Camera

Ulysses Argetta

Visual Effects

Abderrazak Arguib

Costumer

Amy Arnold

Key Costumer

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Bub Asman

Supervising Sound Editor

Faysal Attougui

Stunt Coordinator

Mounir Badia

Coordinator

Mustapha Badreddine

Assistant

Abdelali Bahadi

Assistant

Debra Bakeman

Medic

Badr Balafrej

Assistant

Terry Baliel

Hair Stylist

Marc Banich

Special Effects

Todd Baranowski

Gang Boss

Teri Barber

Production Staff

Ray Barrett

Construction Manager

Josie Batorski

Studio Teacher

Jamie Baxter

Visual Effects

Michelle Beatty

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Taoufiq Belemqadem

Security

Steve Belin

Production Staff

Ali Benchekroune

Assistant

Yassin Benkhayi

Costumer

Bouchra Bentayeb

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bruce Berman

Executive Producer

David Bernstein

Assistant Director

Keith Bernstein

Still Photographer

Michael I. Bilog

Production Accountant

Kurt J Blackwell

Costumer

Brahim Bouaa

Grip

Mark Boucher

On-Set Dresser

Paul Boucher

On-Set Dresser

Colonel El Bouhamdi

Liaison

Reda Boujah

Assistant

Khalid Bouslamti

Assistant Location Manager

Jaafar Bouzid

Assistant Location Manager

Mark Breakspear

Visual Effects Supervisor

Hugh Brompton

Visual Effects

Corey C. Bronson

Set Costumer

Greg Brooks

Dolly Grip

Jessica Brooks

Makeup Artist

Jillian Brooks

Visual Effects

Blair Brownlee

Visual Effects

Donny Bruno

Armourer

Jeffrey Burt

Visual Effects

Buzzy Burwell

Lighting Technician

Christopher Bustard

Extras Agent/Coordinator

David V Butler

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Greg Butler

Visual Effects Supervisor

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Warwick Campbell

Visual Effects

Charisse Cardenas

Production Designer

Jesse Carmona

Production Staff

Gail Carroll-coe

Boom Operator

Trevor Carroll-coe

Assistant Camera

Glenn Castelazo

Craft Service

Sheldon Castelino

Visual Effects

John Cazin

Special Effects Foreman

Michelle Chan

Assistant Production Coordinator

Roy Chang

Visual Effects

Mohamed Chekkouri

Lighting Technician

Robert Chinello

Grip

Abigail Churchill

Craft Service

Allison Clarke

Visual Effects

Larry Clause

Propman

John Clinton

Visual Effects Producer

Ashe Coburn

Accounting Assistant

Bill Coe

Assistant Camera

Jeff Cole

Best Boy

Darren Colston

Assistant

Bradley Cooper

Producer

David Cox

Film Editor

Joel Cox

Editor

Clark Credle

Assistant Director

Michael Crow

Assistant Costume Designer

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Ann Culotta

Set Costumer

Lenny Dalrymple

Special Effects

Debbie Damron

Production Secretary

Cara Tallulha Davies

Visual Effects Producer

Stephen Davis

Visual Effects

Amber Davy

Visual Effects

Tony Deale

Assistant Production Coordinator

Kristy Dearholt

Visual Effects

Joseph Debeasi

Music

Jim Defelice

Source Material

Patricia Dehaney

Hair

Max Deleo

Assistant Camera

Jose Deleon

Camera Operator

Sgt. Maj. James D. Dever

Technical Advisor

Cooper Dewitt

Stunts

Ronald B. Dinson

Transportation Captain

Sandra L Dixon

Accounting Assistant

Ian Doss

Software Engineer

Dr. Imane Douay

Medic

Mhamed Douha

Assistant

Audrey Doyle

Makeup Artist

Abla Drasser

Assistant

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Richard Duarte

Foley Mixer

Ante Dugandzic

Special Effects Foreman

Ross Dunkerley

Chief Lighting Technician

Clint Eastwood

Music

Clint Eastwood

Producer

Clint Eastwood

Song

Mike Edmonson

Special Effects

Eduardo Eguia

Film Lab

Ahmed El Arrassi

Best Boy Grip

Mustapha El Idrissi

Grip

Ali Bakkioui El Otmani

Transportation Coordinator

Said Elayar

Costumer

Iiham Elhouss

Medic

Taha Elkabbaj

Assistant

Maggie Elliot

Makeup Artist

Hajjar Elmouadden

Medic

Elhassan Elyazidi

Swing Gang

Randy Engle

Propman

Abderrazak Ennoury

Costumer

Marcus Epps

On-Set Dresser

Yann Mari Faget

Assistant Director

Sami Al Faicali

Swing Gang

Jennifer Fairweather

Visual Effects Producer

Noelle Fanning

Craft Service

Narrimane Faquir

Casting

Judy Farr

Set Decorator

John Paul Fasal

Sound Effects

Jayne Feiner

Visual Effects

Rebecca Feldman

Accounting Assistant

Eric Fernandes

Visual Effects Supervisor

Bobby Fernandez

Music Scoring Mixer

Gary Fettis

Set Decorator

Mark Fichera

Stunts

Marco Di Fillipis

Lighting Technician

Stacy Fish

Visual Effects

Jason C Fitzgerald

Rigging Gaffer

Julia Flanagan

Visual Effects

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

Molly Hunter Flick

Assistant

David Fliegel

Assistant

Daniela Williams- Fontanez

Visual Effects

Michael Fournier

Visual Effects

Edward French

Makeup Artist

Driss Gaidi

Location Manager

Rachid Gaidi

Assistant Location Manager

Sami Gaidi

Art Department Coordinator

Manuel Garcia

Caterer

Rafael Garcia

Caterer

Craig Garfield

Grip

Narendra Garware

Visual Effects

Vivek Gaur

Visual Effects

Maxine Gervais

Colorist

Mohamed Gharib

Grip

Buddy Gheen

Visual Effects

West Gibson

Production Staff

Rick Glenn

On-Set Dresser

Sam Gomez

Assistant Location Manager

Greg Gonzalez

Assistant Property Master

Alan Gooch

Painter

Bob Good

Assistant Property Master

Hanna Goodman

Visual Effects

Adrienne Greshock

Costumer

John Guentner

Foley Mixer

Jeff Habberstad

Stunt Coordinator

Trevor Habberstad

Stunt Coordinator

Khalid Haberraih

Assistant Location Manager

Fady Hadid

Advisor

Holly Hagy

Production Supervisor

Jill Hahn

Accounting Assistant

Faical Hajji

Assistant Location Manager

Youssef Hajji

Assistant

Jason Hall

Screenplay

Jason Hall

Executive Producer

Suresh Hari

Visual Effects

Paula Harris

Assistant Director

Adam Hart

Stunts

Ahmed Hatimi

Assistant Director

Steve Hawkins

Visual Effects

Kimberly Headstrom

Digital Artist

Benjamin Hendricks

Digital Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Americký ostrelovac, Amerikai mesterlövész, Amerikanu snaiperis, Der Scharfschütze - Die Geschichte des Soldaten Chris Kyle, El francotirador, Keskin Nisanci, Scharfschütze - Die Geschichte des Soldaten Chris Kyle, Snajper, Snajperista, Sniper Americano, Tueur d'élite américain, amerikieciu snaiperis, francotirador
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
War
Biography
Adaptation
Release Date
2014
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 14m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video May 19, 2015

Limited Release in United States December 25, 2014

Wide Release in United States January 16, 2015

Based on the autobiography "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History," written by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice and published by William Morrow on January 3, 2012.

Project was included on the 2013 Black List.

Limited Release in United States December 25, 2014

Wide Release in United States January 16, 2015

Steven Spielberg was previously attached to direct.

Released in United States on Video May 19, 2015