R | | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
James Cameron said about ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow's film, "I think this could be the Platoon (1986) for the Iraq War." Subsequently, the film became the first modern-war film since Platoon to win Best Picture.
Staff Sergeant William James:
This box is full of stuff that almost killed me.
All of the rifle optics throughout the film have no reticles or red-dots.
There are no opening credits, not even a title.
€48,188 (Italy) (10 October 2008)
$17,017,811 (USA) (12 May 2015)
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