• 10. AMERICAN SNIPER photo | Bradley Cooper

Credit: Keith Bernstein

Published: Friday December 12, 2014 16:00 PM EST

2014

10. AMERICAN SNIPER

To pull the trigger or not? Bradley Cooper's transformative performance and the tension-ratcheting battle scenes pulled you into the mindset of the deadliest sniper in American history, Chris Kyle – and what happened to him after Iraq will keep haunting you.