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.
With a small $12 million domestic box office gross, this is the lowest grossing Best Picture winner ever since box office results were regularly counted even without adjusting for inflation. Best picture winners from the 1960s have even out grossed The Hurt Locker (2008)... ...
Contractor Team Leader:
We have a flat tire. Can you help us?
Staff Sergeant William James: Sure, yeah. You got any spares?
Contractor Team Leader: Well, we have spares, but we used up our wrench.
Staff Sergeant William James: How do you use up a wrench?
Contractor Team Leader: Well, the, uh... , the guy over there with the red thing on his head, he threw it at someone.
Staff Sergeant William James: All ...
Contractor Team Leader: ...
When James shoots the ground near the cab, a camera shot behind the driver shows him flinching towards the bullet. The next round fired is over the driver's right side, he flinches the same way.
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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