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A History of Violence (2005)

A History of Violence

Overview


Genre

Thriller

Release Date

September 30, 2005

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

96 min.

Production Budget

$32 millions

Studio

New Line Cinema

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

David Cronenberg

Producer

JC Spink, Chris Bender

Screenwriter

Josh Olson

Starring

Story


A thriller from director David Cronenberg, "A History of Violence" stars Viggo Mortensen as a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. But their lives are forever changed when Mortensen thwarts an attempted robbery and is lauded as a hero by the media, attracting the attention of some mobsters (William Hurt and Ed Harris) who believe he is someone else.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..Not a major motion picture that will blow everyone away, but a good movie that should entertain most looking for a couple of twists and turns..”
by Berge Garabedian [JoBlo's Movie Emporium]
“..a very entertaining movie..”
by Brendan Cullin [Empire Movies]
“..a real-life movie with disturbing dramatic implications..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]