Iraqi Moviegoers Flood Theaters for ‘American Sniper’: Films Like This ‘Give Me the Strength to Face ISIS’

January 30, 2015 2:14 AM

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Iraqi Moviegoers Flood Theaters for ‘American Sniper’: Films Like This ‘Give Me the Strength to Face ISIS’

Moviegoers in Baghdad were on the edge of their seats while watching “American Sniper” — as the controversial war drama thrilled audiences in Iraq, where much of the film is set.

“When the sniper was hesitating to shoot [the child holding the RPG in the film’s first scene], everyone was yelling, ‘Just shoot him!’” Gaith Mohammed told the Global Post, adding that his theater was packed.

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