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.
Kathryn Bigelow's Best Director Oscar statuette was presented to her by Barbra Streisand (7 March 2010 at the Kodak Theatre). After reading the nominees and opening the envelope, Streisand, aware of the result's historical significance, remarked, "Well, the time has come," before... ...
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?
After James drops off Sanborn at his barracks, he proceeds to drink some liquor from a bottle before placing it on the table. He puts the bomb suit helmet on in a close up and once the camera zooms back out, the bottle is clearly on the floor next to his bed.
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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