A History of Violence (2005)

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A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.

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  • David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen in A History of Violence (2005)
  • Maria Bello in A History of Violence (2005)
  • David Cronenberg in A History of Violence (2005)
  • Ed Harris in A History of Violence (2005)
  • William Hurt in A History of Violence (2005)
  • Maria Bello in A History of Violence (2005)

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Trivia

Maria Bello, who plays the onscreen mother of Ashton Holmes in the film, is only 11 years older than he is in real life.


Quotes

William Orser: So we keep headin' east?
Leland Jones: Yeah, that's the idea.
William Orser: Stay out of the big cities?
Leland Jones: Uh-huh.
William Orser: I think I'm tired.
Leland Jones: Yeah. Me, too.


Goofs

In the beginning of the movie when Tom (Viggo Mortensen) is going to the diner, he crosses in front of what looks to be the Middlebrook courthouse. It is supposed to be early in the morning, but the clock on the courthouse is showing 1:15.

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Genres

Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

30 September 2005

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, Germany, Canada

Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$515,992 (USA) (25 September 2005)

Gross:

$31,493,782 (USA) (5 February 2006)

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