Questions tagged [the-hurt-locker]

The Hurt Locker (2008) is an American war drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. It stars Jeremy Renner as Staff Sergeant William James, Anthony Mackie as Sergeant JT Sanborn and Brian Geraghty as Specialist Owen Eldridge. The film follows an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit of the US Army during the war in Iraq in 2004. The film won six Academy Awards, among them for Best Picture and Best Director (for the first time awarded to a female director).

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Is result shown from the explosion realistic?

In The Hurt Locker, During a raid on a warehouse, James discovers the body of a young boy, in which a live bomb has been surgically implanted. During evacuation, Lieutenant Colonel John Cambridge (...
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Who is the man passing Sergeant James?

In the movie Hurt Locker (2008) (IMDb), near the beginning of the film, Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner) is in the EOD Suit during his first mission with his new unit, discovers that ...
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Why didn't James believe Beckham was alive in The Hurt Locker?

After watching The Hurt Locker, I initially thought the dead boy covered up with bomb was Beckham, but after googling I'm certain they were two different kids. Now, I am puzzled to know, What's the ...