Bradley Cooper Explains 'War Dogs' Look

The actor and the film's director, Todd Phillips, discuss their new movie based on a true story - and Cooper explains his bloodshot look.
2:07 | 08/18/16

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What up, dog. Back now with "War dogs," the new movie getting rave reviews about two amateurs making millions as arms dealers. ABC's nick watt sat down with one of the film's stars, Bradley cooper, and director Todd Phillips. Give me some of that. Reporter: This is a full but true tale of two 20-something stoners from Miami embroiled in a $300 million arms deal selling ammo to the Pentagon to arm Afghanistan. We're gun runners. You're putting these guys that I can relate to into that very outlandish circumstance which is real and grounded and actually happened. If in that position I probably would have tried it. Me too for sure. You wouldn't have got caught. No, I'd still be doing it. He may be doing it. I could still be doing it. That's why it's so good. Don't worry, I have to go first, I'm American. Reporter: All about Jonah hill's swagger, miles teller's doe eyes andradley cooper, just Bradley cooper. I like this idea from a character's standpoint to ground it a little he's really been battered. Like the choice of that lifestyle has worn its welcome on his body. My eyes get red normally so my eyes are bloodshot. Good-look man and you're not afraid to look slightly weird in the film. You know, I mean, thank you. Brad's biggest problem is admitting he's even good looking so he doesn't even see him the way you and I see him so you have no problem dressing it down. Reporter: Cooper's "People's" sexiest man alive. I'm not a bad man but sometimes I think what a bad man would do. He believes that. Reporter: He produces part earner with hat hangover" partner Todd Phillips. You're still friends. Yeah. There hasn't been a ton of movies made about the obscene amount of money that a small group of people make off war. Reporter: Explains? This is the job. To do business with the people that the U.S. Government can't do business with directly. Reporter: And entertains. For "Good morning America," nick watt, ABC news, Los Angeles. Our thanks to nick. "War dogs" hits theaters

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