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The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war film aboot an Iraq War Explosive Ordinance Disposal team wha are bein targetit bi insurgents wi booby traps, remote control detonations an ambushes. Directit bi Kathryn Bigelow, it starns Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, an Guy Pearce. The film received creetical acclaim an wan sax Academy Awards, includin Best Pictur. Bigelow won the awaird for Best Director; as o 2016, The Hurt Locker is the sole film bi a female director tae win in aither category. It is an aa the lawest-grossin Best Pictur winner in history.

The Hurt Locker
Theatrical release poster
Directit bi Kathryn Bigelow
Produced bi
Written bi Mark Boal
Muisic bi
Cinematografie Barry Ackroyd
Eeditit bi
Distributit bi Summit Entertainment
Release date
  • September 4, 2008 (2008-09-04) (Venice)
  • Juin 26, 2009 (2009-06-26) (United States)
Runnin time
131 minutes
Kintra Unitit States
Leid Inglish
Budget $15 million[1]
Box office $49.2 million[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Hurt Locker (2009)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-09-22.