A History of Violence

A History of Violence (2005)

Tom Stall had the perfect life...until he became a hero.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 2005-09-23
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 3111 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: David Cronenberg
star 7.2/10
From 3,111 Ratings


An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

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  • Viggo Mortensen

    as Tom Stall / Joey Cusack
  • Maria Bello

    as Edie Stall
  • Ed Harris

    as Carl Fogarty
  • William Hurt

    as Richie Cusack
  • Ashton Holmes

    as Jack Stall
  • Peter MacNeill

    as Sheriff Sam Carney
  • Stephen McHattie

    as Leland
  • Greg Bryk

    as Billy
  • Kyle Schmid

    as Bobby
  • Sumela Kay

    as Judy Danvers
  • Gerry Quigley

    as Mick
  • Deborah Drakeford

    as Charlotte
  • Heidi Hayes

    as Sarah Stall
  • Aidan Devine

    as Charlie Roarke
  • Bill MacDonald

    as Frank Mulligan
  • Michelle McCree

    as Jenny Wyeth
  • Ian Matthews

    as Ruben
  • R.D. Reid

    as Pat
  • Morgan Kelly

    as Bobby's Buddy
  • Martha Reilly

    as Shoe Saleswoman
  • Jason Barbeck

    as Richie's Thug
  • Bruce Beaton

    as Richie's Thug
  • Neven Pajkic

    as Richie's Thug
  • Brendan Connor

    as Local TV Reporter
  • Nick Antonacci

    as Local TV Reporter
  • John Watson

    as Baseball Coach
  • Don Allison

    as TV Broadcaster
  • Brittany Payer

    as Motel Girl
  • Mitch Boughs

    as Kid in Diner
  • April Mullen

    as Kid in Diner
  • George King

    as Hospital Well-Wisher
  • Shawn Campbell

    as Orderly
Production Chris Bender Producer
Writing Josh Olson Screenplay
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Production Kent Alterman Executive Producer
Production Roger Kass Executive Producer
Production Deirdre Bowen Casting
Art Carol Spier Production Design
Directing David Cronenberg Director
Production Josh Braun Executive Producer
Camera Peter Suschitzky Director of Photography
Production Cale Boyter Executive Producer
Production Justis Greene Executive Producer
Editing Ronald Sanders Editor
Production J.C. Spink Producer
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Art Peter Nicolakakos Set Decoration
Production Jake Weiner Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Denise Cronenberg Costume Design
Art James McAteer Art Direction
Camera Takashi Seida Still Photographer
Sound Jennifer Dunnington Music Editor
Crew John Stoneham Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Sound Christian T. Cooke Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Karen Elliott Music Supervisor
Sound Clive Turner Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Mary-Lou Green-Benvenuti Key Hair Stylist
Sound Mark Zsifkovits Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Heather Meehan Unit Production Manager
Sound Wayne Griffin Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Orest Sushko Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Dug Rotstein Script Supervisor
Sound Michael O'Farrell Supervising Sound Editor
Writing Vince Locke Graphic Novel
Production Luisa Cabbidu Extras Casting Coordinator
Sound Andy Malcolm Foley Artist
Production Zameret Kleiman Extras Casting
Lighting Scotty Allan Chief Lighting Technician
Sound Colin McLellan ADR Mixer
Sound David Yonson ADR Mixer
Camera Candide Franklyn Steadicam Operator
Writing John Wagner Graphic Novel
Sound Chris Navarro ADR Recordist
Camera Candide Franklyn "B" Camera Operator
Camera Peter Suschitzky "A" Camera Operator
Sound Alastair Gray Dialogue Editor
Art Dusty Reeves Art Department Coordinator
Visual Effects David Neil Trifunovich Special Effects Supervisor
Sound Don White Foley Mixer
Sound Goro Koyama Foley Artist
Art Deryck Blake Property Master
Sound Glen Gauthier Sound Mixer
Sound Matthew McKenzie ADR Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Cowmeadow Costume Set Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Stephan Dupuis Makeup Supervisor
Art Gordon Lebredt Set Designer
Art Gordon White Set Designer
Costume & Make-Up Ciara Brennan Set Costumer
Visual Effects Dennis Berardi Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Aaron Weintraub Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Fiona Campbell Westgate Visual Effects Producer
Art John Furniotis Title Designer
Directing Walter Gasparovic First Assistant Director
Directing Jodi A. Tario Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Chris Pizzarelli Key Makeup Artist
Art Greg DaPrato Set Dresser
Crew Peter Sissakis Special Effects Technician
Visual Effects Duane Rutkowski VFX Artist
Crew Dave Van Zeyl Stunts
Crew Bryan J. Thomas Stunts
Crew Duncan McLeod Stunt Coordinator
Crew Christopher McGuire Stunts
Crew Chad Camilleri Stunts
Crew Michael Iwan Techno Crane Operator