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.
Director Kathryn Bigelow had the rare luxury of final cut on the film.
Guard at Liberty Gate:
What the fuck are you doing?
Staff Sergeant William James: I was in a whorehouse.
Guard at Liberty Gate: All right. If I let you in, will you tell me where it is exactly?
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)
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Amazon Originals, and more.