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 2947 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: Canada, Germany, United States of America
  • Director: David Cronenberg
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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
Directing David Cronenberg Director
Production Chris Bender Producer
Writing Josh Olson Screenplay
Writing John Wagner Graphic Novel
Camera Peter Suschitzky Director of Photography
Camera Peter Suschitzky "A" Camera Operator
Editing Ronald Sanders Editor
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Writing Vince Locke Graphic Novel
Art James McAteer Art Direction
Production Deirdre Bowen Casting
Art Carol Spier Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Stephan Dupuis Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Denise Cronenberg Costume Design
Crew John Stoneham Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Production Cale Boyter Executive Producer
Production J.C. Spink Producer
Sound Goro Koyama Foley Artist
Sound Andy Malcolm Foley Artist
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Production Josh Braun Executive Producer
Production Jake Weiner Co-Producer
Production Kent Alterman Executive Producer
Sound Michael O'Farrell Supervising Sound Editor
Production Justis Greene Executive Producer
Sound Don White Foley Mixer
Sound Wayne Griffin Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Christian T. Cooke Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Alastair Gray Dialogue Editor
Art Peter Nicolakakos Set Decoration
Production Roger Kass Executive Producer
Visual Effects Dennis Berardi Visual Effects Supervisor
Directing Dug Rotstein Script Supervisor
Sound Clive Turner Sound Effects Editor
Camera Takashi Seida Still Photographer
Sound Jennifer Dunnington Music Editor
Art Gordon White Set Designer
Sound Mark Zsifkovits Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Candide Franklyn Steadicam Operator
Camera Candide Franklyn "B" Camera Operator
Sound Orest Sushko Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Aaron Weintraub Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Fiona Campbell Westgate Visual Effects Producer
Art Deryck Blake Property Master
Art Dusty Reeves Art Department Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Ciara Brennan Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Mary-Lou Green-Benvenuti Key Hair Stylist
Sound Colin McLellan ADR Mixer
Lighting Scotty Allan Chief Lighting Technician
Sound Chris Navarro ADR Recordist
Visual Effects David Neil Trifunovich Special Effects Supervisor
Sound Karen Elliott Music Supervisor
Production Heather Meehan Unit Production Manager
Sound Glen Gauthier Sound Mixer
Art Gordon Lebredt Set Designer
Sound David Yonson ADR Mixer
Sound Matthew McKenzie ADR Mixer
Production Luisa Cabbidu Extras Casting Coordinator
Production Zameret Kleiman Extras Casting
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Cowmeadow Costume Set Supervisor