"The Hurt Locker" (2009)
Movie Synopsis: 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.
Jeremy Renner Talks About "The Hurt Locker"
Summit Entertainment hopes to buck the trend with "The Hurt Locker," the dramatic story of an elite group of soldiers who risk their lives disarming bombs in combat situations. Serious films overall haven't done well at the box office in 2009, and films portraying anything to do with war haven't felt any love from audiences in years.
"The Hurt Locker" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "The Hurt Locker" featuring Jeremy Renner, Guy Pearce, and Anthony Mackie.
"The Hurt Locker" Movie Review
Despite the fact audiences are not turning out to see 'war' movies, filmmakers are still intent on making movies about the Iraq War. In the case of "The Hurt Locker," written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow, moviegoers able to put aside their preconceived ideas and prejudices about films involving soldiers and war will be treated to one of the best films of 2009.
Jeremy Renner Interview Video
"The Hurt Locker" earned Best Director and Best Picture awards at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and at the BAFTA/LA Awards Season Tea Party the film's star, Jeremy Renner, talked about working on this powerful drama.
"The Hurt Locker" Poster
"You don't have to be a hero to do this job. But it helps."
"The Hurt Locker" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the premiere of the Summit Entertainment movie "The Hurt Locker" featuring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Alex Meraz, James Cameron, Christian Camargo, Suzy Amis, Mark Boal, Kathryn Aselton, Catherine Hardwicke, Kathryn Bigalow, and Jesse Metcalfe.
2010 Academy Awards
"The Hurt Locker" ruled the Academy Awards, netting six including Best Picture and Best Director.
Top 10 Movies of 2009
The timely drama "The Hurt Locker" earned a spot on my Top 10 Movies of 2009 list.
"Hurt Locker" Wins Gotham Awards
(Nov 2009) Summit Entertainment's on a roll. "New Moon" is raking in the big bucks and now Summit's "The Hurt Locker" has picked up awards for Best Feature and Best Ensemble Performance at the 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards.
Kathryn Bigelow Films
Director Kathryn Bigelow has been challenging stereotypes and conventions both on screen and off. Here's a look back on her film career.
"The Hurt Locker" Movie Credits
Cast list for "The Hurt Locker," MPAA rating, and release date info.