Zero Dark Thirty

Synopsis: Maya is a CIA operative whose first experience is in the interrogation of prisoners following the Al Qaeda attacks against the U.S. on the 11th September 2001. She is a reluctant participant in extreme duress applied to the detainees, but believes that the truth may only be obtained through such tactics. For several years, she is single-minded in her pursuit of leads to uncover the whereabouts of Al Qaeda's leader, Osama Bin Laden. Finally, in 2011, it appears that her work will pay off, and a U.S. Navy SEAL team is sent to kill or capture Bin Laden. But only Maya is confident Bin Laden is where she says he is.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Kathryn Bigelow
Production: Columbia Pictures
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 87 wins & 171 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
157 min

What should I respect you, huh?

- Why?

- And you're a moneyman.


A disgrace to humanity. You and your

uncle murdered 3,000 innocent people.


I have your name...

on a $5,000 transfer via

Western Union to a 9/11 hijacker.

And you got popped...

with 150 kilograms of high

explosives in your house!

And then you dare question me?

Come on, man, I'm fucking with you.

No, I don't want to talk about 9/11 yet.

What I want to focus

on is the Saudi group.

That, there, is Hazem al-Kashmiri.

And I know this dude is

up to some serious shit.

What I want from you is his Saudi e-mail

Ammar, bro, I know

that you know this dude.

Just give me his e-mail, and I

will-I will give you a blanket.

I will give you a blanket

and some solid food.

I know that you know him.

I told you before, I won't talk to you.

Have it your way. Let's go.

Come on.

When you lie to me, I hurt you.

Grab me the bucket.

- Huh?

- Grab the bucket.

Put some water in it.

Come on, let's go.

Come on, give it to me.

Hazem was a friend of Ramzi Yousef. You

guys met in Iran back in the nineties.

I don't know!

F*ck you!

I want the e-mails of the

rest of the Saudi group.

Give me one e-mail and I will stop this.

Who's in the Saudi group?

And what's the target?

Where was the last

time you saw bin Laden?

Where was the last time

you saw bin Laden, huh?

You know when you lie to me, I hurt you.

This is what defeat looks like, bro.

Your jihad is over.

Get him up.

Try to understand the concept here.

Okay, I have time. You don't.

I have other things to do but you don't.

It'-it's cool that you're

strong. I respect it, I do.

But in the end, everybody

breaks, bro. That's biology.

Can you open the trunk, ma'am?

It's clear.

How'd it go the other night?

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Mark Boal

Mark Boal (born January 23, 1973) is an American journalist, screenwriter and film producer. Before he became a prominent figure of cinema, Boal worked as a journalist for such publications as Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Salon and Playboy. Boal's 2004 article "Death and Dishonor" was adapted for the film In the Valley of Elah, which Boal also co-wrote. In 2009, he wrote and produced The Hurt Locker, for which he won both the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2012, he wrote and produced Zero Dark Thirty, teaming again with director Kathryn Bigelow, about the tracking and killing of Osama bin Laden. The film earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture and a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. The pair collaborated a third time for 2017's Detroit. As of 2013, Boal has won two Academy Awards (four nominations), a BAFTA Award, two Writers Guild of America Awards, a Producers Guild of America Award and four Golden Globe Award nominations. He has also won several critics awards. more…

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