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Current Rating: 3.83

Current Rating: 3.83

based on 1746 votes and 119 reviews

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  • This was an amazing movie...Well done and well acted...Good actors
  • Thats's absolutely unbelievable how people can say this movie is pathetic and how it is "Garbage". And in fact it was a deep and exciting film which in the end finished quite nicely. 4 Stars.
  • I can`t believe it took me so long to watch this movie, it a must have in my own private collection!
  • wow... pathetic. going in to this i expected a deep, intellectual, and entertaining movie. Turned out to be the biggest waste of my money. This movie is absolutley horrible, and completely pointless. it felt... unfinished. like the directors skipped a whole hour of filmming and said "whatever, they wont notice". very disapointed
  • Garbage! I can`t believe some people actually liked this movie. It was the worst I have seen in a long time. The acting was pathetic, the plot was predictable, it was sooo slow except for the few minutes of sex and violence. When the fikm was over you felt like... `Well is that it"
  • very well done. gore but tolerable. I heard Bello didn`t get an Oscar nod due to sex scenes, whoever, I scene more explicit sex on HBO shows. All actors were excellent.
  • This was actually not as bad as I thought it would be. It was pretty interesting. But the sex on the stairs scene was inexcusable. It did nothing to forward the storyline, nothing was resolved as a result, no one changed as a result, it was just a cheap addition to the film because the director wanted to shock. It was obvious that the director is incredibly self indulgent -- I`ve heard he likes to pay homage to his previous films but you know what guy? This was the first film I`ve seen of yours and I`m not the only one, so that stuff may be amusing to you as an in-joke, but if it`s not needed to tell the story, why don`t just pay attention to
  • this movie makes me braf
  • Classic Cronenberg
  • a sensational film. what don`t you people get about the sex scene on the stairs? random? are you kidding me? it was perfectly appropriate and tastefully done. i cannot believe this film is not up for any genie awards. what a crock. and NOT because of the film or lack of canadian content. something to do with the canadian gov`t not being happy with financing? please.

A History of Violence

Genre:  Drama , Thriller | Running Time:  96 min.
Release date:  September 23, 2005 | On DVD/VOD:  March 14, 2006

Current rating: Rating: 3.83
based on 1746 votes and 119 reviews
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Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Heidi Hayes, Stephen McHattie, Greg Byrk, Peter MacNeill