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The Hurt Locker (2009) - Movie Details

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Action Drama
130 min.
Release Date
June 26, 2009 (LA/NY)
DVD Release Date
January 12, 2010
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130 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for war violence

When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat. As the men struggle to control their wild new leader, the city explodes into chaos, and James' true character reveals itself in a way that will change each man forever.... Full synopsis »

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War movies come in waves, or at least their popularity does. In one year, we got Saving Private Ryan and A Thin Red Line, and for many years after, several others tried to capture the brilliance of those pieces of art. Then people got tired, Hollywood started focusing on the controversial Iraq war and we watched as one decent story after the other failed to stick. Here's to the return of the war movie. Full movie review »
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