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The Hurt Locker is a american film of genre Drama directed by Kathryn Bigelow released in USA on 25 june 2009 with Jeremy Lee Renner

The Hurt Locker (2008)

The Hurt Locker
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Released in USA 25 june 2009
Length 2h11
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Thriller,    Action
Rating74% 3.7490153.7490153.7490153.7490153.749015

The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war film about a three-man Explosive Ordinance Disposal (bomb disposal) team during the Iraq War. The film was produced and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and the screenplay was written by Mark Boal, a freelance writer who was embedded as a journalist in 2004 with a U.S. Army EOD team in Iraq. It stars Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty.

The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in Italy during 2008. After being shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, it was picked up for distribution in the United States by Summit Entertainment. In May 2009, it was the Closing Night selection for Maryland Film Festival. The film was released in the United States on June 26, 2009 but received a more widespread theatrical release on July 24, 2009.

Since the film was not released in the United States until 2009, it was eligible for the Academy Awards only the following year, where it was nominated for nine Academy Awards. Although the film had not recovered its budget by the time of the ceremony, it won six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director for Bigelow (the first woman to win this award), and Best Original Screenplay for Boal. As of 2015, The Hurt Locker is the lowest-grossing film to have ever won Best Picture. The Hurt Locker earned numerous awards and honors from critics' organizations, festivals and groups, including six BAFTA Awards. However, it received criticism by some in the military for various inaccuracies.

Synopsis

The Hurt Locker opens with a quotation from War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, a best-selling 2002 book by Chris Hedges, a New York Times war correspondent and journalist: "The rush of battle is a potent and often lethal addiction, for war is a drug."

Actors

Jeremy Lee Renner

(Sgt. William James)
Anthony Mackie

(Sgt. JT Sanborn)
Brian Geraghty

(Spc. Owen Eldridge)
Christian Camargo

(Col. John Cambridge)
Evangeline Lilly

(Connie James)
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