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3.6
7,973 Ratings

A History of Violence

Directed by David Cronenberg
Germany, United States, 2005
Crime, Thriller, Action

Synopsis

When an unassuming family man in a small town becomes a local hero after foiling a robbery, he is forced to come face-to-face with his dark past as a mobster.

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A History of Violence Directed by David Cronenberg

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2006 | 2 nominations including: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Village Voice Film Poll

2005 | 3 wins including: Best Film

2005 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance

National Board of Review

2005 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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