Kate Winslet is a real trooper.

The Oscar winner admits that she forced herself to work through some major pain while shooting the new dirty cop drama Triple 9.

In the movie, she plays an evil Russian mobster, whose over-the-top fashion includes an incredible pair of red knee-high boots.

The film's costume designer Margot Wilson had them custom-made because, as Winslet said, "I have quite big feet."

But the day before she was to slip them on, she was shooting a scene in a restaurant with co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor.

"As we wrapped that day, I stood up and an extra stood up from his chair quite close to me and it was a large mahogany chair and it just tipped backwards and the back of the chair landed right on the knuckle of my big toe," Winslet tells E! News. "And he actually broke my toe, it actually broke, broken. And it still breaks, it still clicks out. I can still feel it now, and it was swollen immediately. And I thought, 'Oh I have to pretend.'

Kate Winslet, Triple 9

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"It hurt but I had to really downplay it because I knew that [director John Hillcoat] was going to be worried and I knew poor Margot was going to have the fear that she wouldn't get me in the red boots," she continued. "And, so I put myself through it. I squeezed my swollen black-and-blue toe into those red boots, because poor Margot was so obsessed with them."

Triple 9's cast also includes Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Norman Reedus, Teresa Palmer, Gal Gadot and Woody Harrelson.

The movie is in theaters on Feb. 26.

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