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.
Jeremy Renner tripped and fell down some stairs while carrying an Iraqi boy on the film's set. Shooting was stopped for several days while Renner's ankle healed.
Sergeant JT Sanborn:
You know, these detonators misfire all the time.
Spc. Owen Eldridge: What are you doing?
Sergeant JT Sanborn: I'm just saying shit happens. They misfire.
Spc. Owen Eldridge: He'd be obliterated to nothing.
Sergeant JT Sanborn: His helmet would be left. You could have that. Little specs of hair charred on the inside.
Spc. Owen Eldridge: Yeah. There'd...
When the EOD team goes out to meet the soldiers who abandoned their vehicle at the beginning of the movie, one of the soldiers is wearing body armor with deltoid (upper arm) protectors. These were not introduced until late 2007/early 2008.
There are no opening credits, not even a title.
$145,352 (USA) (26 June 2009)
$15,700,000 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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