The Hurt Locker - similar movie recommendations

The Hurt Locker (2008)




Regarded as one of the most ‘real’ war movies out there, The Hurt Locker was rather revolutionary. The film closely follows a bomb squad during the Iraq war, and a sergeant who is taking to many risks.

IMDb7.7 (315,807 ratings)
DirectorKathryn Bigelow
CastJeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce
Country United States
Genre
TopicIraq War
Rotten Tomatoes97%
Metacritic94/100

Similar movies like The Hurt Locker

If you like The Hurt Locker, we recommend Black Hawk Down, Green Zone and The Town.

1. Black Hawk Down (2001-12-28)

Picture of Black Hawk Down 7.6 (362,297 ratings)
76% 74


Directed by Ridley Scott & Starring Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana.

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot...

2. Green Zone (2010-03-11)

Picture of Green Zone 6.8 (116,827 ratings)
63/100 63


Directed by Paul Greengrass & Starring Igal Naor, Said Faraj, Faycal Attougui, Aymen Hamdouchi.

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find...

3. The Town (2010-09-15)

Picture of The Town
7.6 (301,083 ratings)
74/100 74


Directed by Ben Affleck & Starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner.

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads...