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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.

7.6
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Directed by

Kathryn Bigelow

Written by

Mark Boal (Screenplay)

Runtime

131 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

You'll know when you're in it.

Cast

Keywords

woman director violence desert middle east conflict suspense soldier rescue u.s. army tension terrorism sniper iraq war loyalty car bomb iraq explosive trap bomb squad body armor army sergeant

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Lists

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

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

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year