Sergeant William James is tasked with training a bomb disposal team during the Iraq War. His ideologies and reckless approach towards the job gives rise to conflicts with his subordinates.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal
Won 2010 BAFTA Award for Best Film
A well-acted, intensely shot, action filled war epic, Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker is thus far the best of the recent dramatizations of the Iraq War.
Tagline: You'll know when you're in it.
Genres: drama, thriller, war
Keywords: sniper, explosive, loyalty, u.s. army, iraq, car bomb, suspense, tension, iraq war, desert, bomb squad, body armor, woman director, army sergeant
Categories: u.s. invasion of iraq, iraq, iraq war, terrorism, explosive, car bomb, soldier, middle east, die hard scenario, invasion, u.s. army, human bomb, checkpoint, armored vehicle, body armor, male camaraderie, dangerous job
Casting: Mark Bennett
Director of photography: Barry Ackroyd
Costume design: George L. Little
Executive producer: Tony Mark
Production design: Karl Júlíusson
Runtime: 131 min
Language: English, Arabic
Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1