About

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

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Directed by

Kathryn Bigelow

Written by

Mark Boal (Writer)

Runtime

157 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The greatest manhunt in history.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#27 on The 50 best films of the decade so far The Dissolve

#57 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

#136 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#29 on The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s Rolling Stone

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing William Goldenberg Dylan Tichenor

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Jessica Chastain

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay