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The Baby In "American Sniper" Is The Fakest Baby In Movie History

Straight from Toys "R" Us.

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American Sniper cost about $60 million to make, but it appears only about $20 of that went to the prop that played Bradley Cooper's character's baby, which people have noticed is just a straight-up plastic doll.

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Though the film is poised to be the biggest hit of director Clint Eastwood's career, shattering box office records by earning over $105 million over MLK weekend, moviegoers found the plastic doll to be a bit of a distraction.

The fake-as-hell doll has been described as "creepy," "plastic," and a "robot." Here's Cooper even making the baby's hand move. So bootleg.

In defense of the toy, screenwriter Jason Hall tweeted (and later deleted) that the real baby "showed up with a fever" and that the backup "was a no show."

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While the movie's treatment of military sniper Chris Kyle may be particularly polarizing, the fake baby has certainly brought people back together.

BRADLEY: I worked out 4 hours a day for months to realistically depict a Navy SEAL CLINT: here is a plastic dead baby

Seth Abramovitch@SethAbramovitchFollow

BRADLEY: I worked out 4 hours a day for months to realistically depict a Navy SEAL CLINT: here is a plastic dead baby

11:10 PM - 19 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

If that fake baby from American Sniper doesn't get a Best Supporting Fake Baby nom, I will be outraged.

CutPrintFilm@cutprintfilmFollow

If that fake baby from American Sniper doesn't get a Best Supporting Fake Baby nom, I will be outraged.

8:19 AM - 15 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

I don't get all the American Sniper love. But I do understand Bradley Cooper's nom.He had to hold that fake baby and not laugh.That's skill!

Ruth @BabyRuthCTFollow

I don't get all the American Sniper love. But I do understand Bradley Cooper's nom.He had to hold that fake baby and not laugh.That's skill!

8:59 AM - 15 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Can we please talk about the baby in American Sniper?

Ruth @BabyRuthCTFollow

Can we please talk about the baby in American Sniper?

4:02 PM - 10 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

THE FAKE BABY IN AMERICAN SNIPER GAVE ME SUCH SECOND HAND EMBARRASSMENT I WANTED TO SCREAM

yung gustavo@GodfIowFollow

THE FAKE BABY IN AMERICAN SNIPER GAVE ME SUCH SECOND HAND EMBARRASSMENT I WANTED TO SCREAM

11:53 AM - 20 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Halloween '15 idea: the obviously fake baby in American Sniper.

Ryan@rjhugsFollow

Halloween '15 idea: the obviously fake baby in American Sniper.

2:11 PM - 19 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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