A History of Violence (2005)
| 96 minutes
Everyone has something to hide.
When a pair of petty criminals attempt to rob his small-town diner, Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) quickly and easily kills them both. In the flush of news coverage of Tom’s seemingly heroic ac
tions, a threatening stranger named Carl Fogarty (Ed Harris) comes to town, fingering the unassuming family man as long-missing Philadelphia mobster Joey Cusack. To the horror of his wife, Edie (Maria Bello), and teenage son, Jack (Ashton Holmes), Tom finds he must confront his violent past.
Directed by David Cronenberg
Based on the “A History of Violence” graphic novel created by John Wagner and Vince Locke and published by Paradox Press/Vertigo.
CAST & CREW
Tom Stall/Joey Cusack
Sheriff Sam Carney
Restricted for strong language and some sexual content
A History of Violence was released on September 30, 2005 and spent a total of twenty weeks (140 days) in theaters.
Box Office Revenue
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office $31,504,633
Worldwide Box Office
A New Line Cinema presentation of a Benderspink production.
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Viggo Mortensen was born October 20, 1958 in Manhattan, New York. He is known for his roles in
The Lord of the Rings
Maria Bello was born April 18, 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. She is known for her roles in
Thank You for Smoking
William Hurt was born March 20, 1950 in Washington, DC. He is known for his roles in
Into the Wild
The Incredible Hulk
Ashton Holmes was born February 17, 1978 in Albany, New York. He is known for his roles in
Stephen McHattie was born February 3, 1947 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his roles in
A History of Violence
Peter MacNeill was born in New Brunswick, Canada. He is known for his roles in
(2000) and the
Call Me Fitz
Ed Harris was November 28, 1950 in Tenafly, New York. He is known for his roles in
A Beautiful Mind