GenreAction, Drama
DirectorsKathryn Bigelow
CastJeremy Renner, Ralph Fiennes, Guy Pearce, Evangeline Lilly, David Morse
Production year2008
Awards6 OSCAR wins, incl. Best Picture
DistributorSummit Entertainment L.P.
Running time02:11

You'll know when you're in it.


An intense portrayal of elite soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world: disarming bombs in the heat of combat. 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. James behaves as if he's indifferent to death. 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.

Plot outline

Iraq. 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. - Winner of 6 Academy Awards, including BEST PICTURE, BEST DIRECTOR and BEST SCREENPLAY - Winner of 6 BAFTA Awards, including BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTOR and BEST SCREENPLAY