The Hurt Locker (2008)

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Directed By Kathryn Bigelow Kathryn Bigelow Starring Jeremy Renner Jeremy Renner  •  Brian Geraghty Brian Geraghty  •  Guy Pearce Guy Pearce  •  Ralph Fiennes Ralph Fiennes  •  Anthony Mackie Anthony Mackie Genres Action Thriller  •  Action  •  Combat Films  •  Drama  •  Female-Directed Film  •  Thriller  •  War Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  Summit Entertainment  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Slant Magazine's 'Best of the Aughts'  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film Winning  •  Satellite Award for Best Film Winning  •  Complex's 100 Best Movies Of The Complex Decade  •  Cahiers du cinéma: Top 10 Lists  •  Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Picture Winning  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning  •  Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Film Winning  •  Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Picture Winning  •  Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film Winning  •  Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture Winning  •  Indiewire's 100 All-Time Greatest Films Directed by Women
Release Info 2008-09-04T00:00:00Z September 4, 2008
Color  •  127 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (9)

 
Showtimebr

Showtimebr on 1/11/2012 Reply  · 

One of the most overrated movies i ever saw.

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JRM

JRM on 2/14/2012 Reply  · 

Very intimate film with a strong performance by Jeremy Renner. One of my favorites of that year.

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IHelfrich

IHelfrich on 2/28/2012 Reply  · 

This is the Best Movie of 2009 not 2008.

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JRM

JRM on 10/15/2012 Reply  · 

The Hurt Locker premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2008. Not that it really matters; it's a great film.

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Boonmee

Boonmee on 1/12/2013 Reply  · 

Great film. A very deserving Best Picture winner.

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GoodFather

GoodFather on 8/25/2013 Reply  · 

LOVE this film.

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julinona

julinona on 10/31/2013 Reply  · 

Great movie. A macho picture directed by a female. How about that! Hurt Locker > Avatar

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Koroy

Koroy on 10/24/2015 Reply  · 

Pritty average and boring

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