A History Of Violence

A bitter meditation on violence adapted from John Wagner and Vince Locke's 1997 graphic novel, this chilly thriller may be Canadian director David Cronenberg's least personal and most mainstream film. The age-old question at its core — can a leopard change his spots and, if so, is the newly striped leopard still a leopard? — is parsed with dispassionate...read more

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A History of Violence
An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father (Viggo Mortensen) commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
A History Of Violence - Official Trailer
02:32 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
A History Of Violence
01:33 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
A History Of Violence
00:58 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
A History Of Violence
00:42 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
A History Of Violence
01:04 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
A History Of Violence
00:54 — A man's violent past comes back haunt him, and threatens to destroy the quiet new life of him and his family.
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02:32 — 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 live (more…)

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  • Released: 2005
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A bitter meditation on violence adapted from John Wagner and Vince Locke's 1997 graphic novel, this chilly thriller may be Canadian director David Cronenberg's least personal and most mainstream film. The age-old question at its core — can a leopard change… (more)

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