The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker is a 2008 American war film about a threeman Explosive Ordnance Disposal bomb disposal team during the Iraq War. The film was produced and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and the screenplay was written by Mark Boal, a freelance writer who was embedded as a journalist in 2004 with a U.S. Army EOD team in Iraq. It stars Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty.

The Hurt Locker opens with a quotation from War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, a bestselling 2002 book by Chris Hedges, a New York Times war correspondent and journalist The rush of battle is a potent and often lethal addiction, for war is a drug.Sergeant First Class William James Jeremy Renner, a battletested veteran, arrives as a new team leader of a U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal EOD unit in the Iraq War, replacing Staff Sergeant Matthew Thompson Guy Pearce, who was killed by a radiocontrolled 155mm improvised explosive device IED in Baghdad. His team includes Sergeant J.T. Sanborn Anthony Mackie and Specialist Owen Eldridge Brian Geraghty. ........

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