Released: 2008
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Evangeline Lilly

A highly trained bomb disposal team in Iraq struggles with a new sergeant (Renner), who appears to be a reckless adrenaline junkie. If this taut, well-paced war thriller doesn't make your pulse race, you must be flatlining.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
The movie is based on the accounts of Mark Boal, a freelance journalist who was embedded with an American bomb squad in the war in Iraq.