9. Trailer time
Shot in 2007, The Hurt Locker needed a cash boost and a distributor before it could reach cinemas.
But with Twilight producers Summit on board, the film has become a festival favourite and is now about to hit the rest of us.
And as the perfect happy ending, it's largely rave reviews across the pond, and looks like a possible Oscar-scooper come the ceremony next year.
Who said originality was dead?
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