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The Hurt Locker


Jun 26, 2009

Latest Home Video

Jan 12, 2010

MPAA Rating



Kathryn Bigelow


Jeremy Renner
Anthony Mackie
Bryan Geraghty
Evangeline Lilly


2009 Summit Entertainment

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Still shot from the movie: The Hurt Locker.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


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.

Content Details

Why Is The Hurt Locker Rated R?

The Hurt Locker is rated R for war violence and language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Hurt Locker...

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.

Sexual Content:

- 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

14A Violence, Coarse Language.
AB 14A Violence, Coarse Language
MB 14A Violence, Disturbing Content, Coarse Language
ON 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Disturbing Content.
QC 13+ Violence.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Hurt Locker...

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

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