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.
Kathryn Bigelow claims that no scene filmed was left out of the final cut.
Spc. Owen Eldridge:
Aren't you glad the Army has all these tanks parked here? Just in case the Russians come and we have to have a big tank battle?
Sergeant JT Sanborn: I'd rather be on the side with the tanks, just in case, than not have 'em.
Spc. Owen Eldridge: Yeah, but they don't do anything. I mean, ...
Sergeant JT Sanborn: ...
The iconic shot with the ejected round tumbling on ground after the final shot from the Barrett .50 cal, is actually a much smaller caliber. 7.62 or possibly 5.56, but certainly not .50 cal.
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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