American Sniper

Other mistake: After the shoot out at night the American forces are faced with a group of hostile locals, and the team are told to pull out and get in the vehicles. As they drive off we see a back shot of them sitting on the back of the one of the vehicles, but on the right hand side you can see a backpack and part of an American soldier, did they just leave him? (01:12:50)

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Taya Renae Kyle: If you think that this war isn't changing you, you're wrong. You can only circle the flames so long.

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Trivia: Chris Kyle did not shoot a child as portrayed in the movie. That was put in to make it more dramatic about the choices he had to make as a sniper. He did shoot a woman, however. He had stated that he didn't think he could ever kill a child.

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Question: When Chris and co are having dinner with an Iraqi family, why does Chris react the way he does when he sees the mark on the Iraqi father's left elbow? What does Chris think it is?

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Chosen answer: Chris has "shooter's strawberries" on his elbows, which are red callouses caused by lying in the sniper's position for long periods. He notices the same marks on the elbows of the father, and realizes that he too is a military sniper.

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