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.
The expression "the hurt locker" is a preexisting slang term for a situation involving trouble or pain, which can be traced back to the Vietnam War. According to the movie's website, it is soldier vernacular in Iraq to speak of explosions as sending... ...
Sergeant JT Sanborn:
Staff Sergeant William James: That's my son. He's ' tough little bastard. Nothin' like me.
Sergeant JT Sanborn: You mean to tell me you married?
Staff Sergeant William James: Well, you know, I had a girlfriend and, uh, she got pregnant, so we got married, and we got divorced... or, you know, I thought we got divorced...
there is a scene that shows ad board of Umniah which is a telecommunication network in Jordan (where the movie was shot) Not Iraq .
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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