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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.
Why Is The Hurt Locker Rated R?
The Hurt Locker is rated R for war violence and language.
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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- 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.
- Use of sexual references and vulgar expressions.
- 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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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Release Date: 12 January 2010
The Hurt Locker releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus materials:
- Audio Commentary with director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal.
- Featurette: The Hurt Locker: Behind the Scenes
- Image Gallery