The Hurt Locker (2008)
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I did a tour as a combat engineer in Afghanistan, and during bomb training we had a lot of good laughs about what NOT to do, as seen in this movie. It is so unrealistic it almost becomes a comedy.
The realism of this film is approximately that of Rambo. That this won an Oscar is shocking.
To sum it up I'd say the movie was the same scene shown about five or six times in a row.
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This movie ranks #4 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
This movie ranks #7 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Films Directed by Women
This movie ranks #46 in Spike Lee's Essential List of Films for Filmmakers
This movie ranks #49 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
This movie ranks #64 in BAFTA Award - Best Film
This movie ranks #67 in BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
This movie ranks #83 in Academy Award - Best Picture
This movie ranks #393 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
This movie ranks #450 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
This movie ranks #457 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
This movie ranks #473 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
This movie ranks #700 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
This movie ranks #843 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #960 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die