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Still shot from the movie: The Hurt Locker.

The Hurt Locker

SSgt. William James (Jeremy Renner) has just been made the team leader of an elite group of soldiers whose job is to defuse bombs and explosives in the Iraq War. His fellow officers (Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty) are a bit afraid of this appointment, as the see James as risk taker willing to ignore the safety protocols of an already incredibly dangerous job. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 131
Theater Release: 26 Jun 2009
Video Release: 12 Jan 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Hurt Locker Rated R?


This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Frequent portrayals of graphic violence.

- Occasional gory images.

- Frequent scenes depicting explosions, shootings, and fighting;

- Portrayal of corpses (some blood and detail shown).

- Portrayal of a quasi autopsy (little detail shown).

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Use of sexual references and vulgar expressions.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

- Use of scatological slang and profanity.

- Infrequent use of racial slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Depictions of smoking.

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