R | | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
As of 2018, this film has won the most Academy Awards (six) by a Best Picture winning film ever since the increase in number of Best Picture nominated films to more than five for the 82nd Academy Awards.
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...
When James goes to little Beckham's house, it's the middle of the night, but once inside, sun shines through the windows. The only possible reason is daybreak, but once outside, it's still night.
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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