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Current Rating: 3.83

Current Rating: 3.83

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  • 5 stars I loved this movie. It was very entertaining and quite well done. I cant believe some people didn't get it. Top rate flick and great acting
  • 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 History of Violence

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  96 min.
Release Date: September 23, 2005 (limited)
DVD: March 14, 2006

Current rating: Rating: 3.83
based on 1750 votes and 120 reviews
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Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Heidi Hayes, Stephen McHattie, Greg Byrk, Peter MacNeill