American Sniper Is The Best Film Essay

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Chris Kyle, a United States Navy SEAL that is labeled as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. Kyle served four tours in Iraq and is credited with over 150 kills and has been given numerous awards for his heroic acts such as two silver stars and five bronze stars. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Kyle write an autobiography about the tours he served. A year after Kyle’s death, the film American Sniper was released. American Sniper is a biographical film detailing Chris Kyle’s life of his time in Iraq and his time back home. American Sniper is the best film as it shows the true definition of a hero, it shows the sacrifices that these men and their families go through when they are serving to protect our country. American Sniper shows a strong portrayal of an American Hero. Today many view Bruce Jenner or Peyton Manning as a hero and don’t think about the men who serve their lives to give us our freedom. Chris Kyle saved countless lives on the battlefield by killing people before they could carry out their assignment to kill American soldiers. An important characteristic of a hero to me is them not considering themselves a hero and not wanting attention that people would give them for doings the actions that make them think they’re a hero. Throughout the film, people would thank Kyle for saving their lives and would often refer to him as “the legend”. In his biography and the film you can see that Kyle didn’t want to be labeled as a hero no matter how…

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