A History of Violence (2005)
September 23, 2005 (Limited)
September 30, 2005
Rated R for strong brutal violence, graphic sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use
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...
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Dark, disturbing and brutally violent, "A History of Violence" is one of this year's few brilliant films so far. Directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen, "Violence" is a love it or hate it film that will either draw people in or push them away with odd yet remarkably believable characters and a series of bloodbaths. Full movie review »