Navy SEAL 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.
A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime.
With recent Oscar Best-Picture nominee 'American Sniper', Clint Eastwood cemented his reputation as one of America's leading directors. Enjoy this and other gritty masterpieces like 'Gran Torino', 'Million Dollar Baby', and 'Unforgiven', with our comprehensive collection of Clint's contemporary directorial efforts.
This list takes its title from a New Yorker article, and its contents from directors focusing on the lives of white Americans who must struggle against severe economic depression, often in the Rust-Belt or deep South.
A collection of films grappling with the issues soldiers face returning to civilian life from combat. Make sure to check out 'The Messenger' for a critically-acclaimed drama following one veteran's romance with the wife of a deceased officer.
Apparently the young men of Hollywood are no longer auditioning for action star roles, and the burden falls upon the same chaps who flexed their biceps in the 80s schlockfests of yesteryear. Hey, we're not complaining. We like Cruise, Willis, & the rest. But aren't they getting tired?
What is it about the Midwestern landscape that inspires such bleakly beautiful movies as 'Badlands' and 'Days of Heaven'? Maybe you're from the Midwest yourself, and feel like wallowing a bit. Maybe you're not, and want to prepare yourself mentally for a visit. Either way, these movies are an experience.
Angry people with guns, lists, and red pens make up the protagonists up this collection. Is the killing of killers justified? Our answer is a bit like our attitude towards the NSA. Just don't do something wrong and you'll have nothing to worry about!