The Hurt Locker
Top Ten List: #3 of 2008 (world premieres)
Top Ten List: #1 of 2009 (U.S. releases)
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Director: Kathryn Bigelow. Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Guy Pearce, Christopher Sayegh, David Morse, Ralph Fiennes, Sam Redford, Sam Spruell, Barrie Rice, Feisal Sadoun, Nabil Koni, Suhail Aldabbach, Michael Desante, Imad Dadudi, Evangeline Lilly. Screenplay: Mark Boal.


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Not yet reviewed in full. A–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Best Actor: Jeremy Renner
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal
Best Cinematography: Barry Ackroyd
Best Film Editing: Bob Murawski & Chris Innis
Best Original Score: Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
Best Sound: Paul N.J. Ottosson & Ray Beckett
Best Sound Effects: Paul N.J. Ottosson

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Best Screenplay: Mark Boal

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival (2008): SIGNIS Award; Young Cinema Award; Human Rights Film Network Award; Sergio Trasatti Award
Directors Guild of America: Best Director
Producers Guild of America: Best Picture
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Picture; Best Director
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture; Best Director
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Renner)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Renner); Best Cinematography (Barry Ackroyd); Best Film Editing (Chris Innis & Bob Murawski)
National Board of Review: Breakthrough Actor (Renner)

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