Kathryn Bigelow's 10 Favorite Action Scenes 2009 The Hurt Locker
Director Kathryn Bigelow knows action. From the Western vampires in "Near Dark," to the surfing bank robbers in "Point Break," to the millennial hysteria of "Strange Days," she has delivered kinetic thrills with a distinctly gritty feel. Her new film, "The Hurt Locker," puts viewers on the front lines of the Iraq War with a bomb disposal unit as they do the most dangerous job imaginable. It's a movie that literally starts with a bang and doesn't let up the tension for two hours. We asked Bigelow to give us a list of her ten favorite action scenes in movies. Click through to see which films inspired and thrilled her the most.