The Hurt Locker

Movie information

You'll know when you're in it. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for war violence and language.
Released on:
June 26, 2009 (NY, LA)

Production Companies:
Kingsgate Films, First Light Production, Grosvenor Park Media
Summit Entertainment

Status: Released

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Christian Camargo

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Screenwriter: Mark Boal

Genre: Action, Drama, War
About the film:
An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge, by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. James behaves as if he's indifferent to death. As the men struggle to control their wild new leader, the city explodes into chaos, and James' true character reveals itself in a way that will change each man forever.
Rated R for war violence and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $145,352 (4 theaters) |
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