The Hurt Locker (2008)

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

A Fire Within

I did a tour as a combat engineer in Afghanistan, and during bomb training we had a lot of good laughs about what NOT to do, as seen in this movie. It is so unrealistic it almost becomes a comedy.

5 years ago


The realism of this film is approximately that of Rambo. That this won an Oscar is shocking.

9 years ago


I will agree with anyone who thinks this was nothing special - not enough character moments in between arguing, running around, killing people and/or defusing bombs.

9 years ago

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