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A History of Violence (16-May-2005)

Director: David Cronenberg

Writer: Josh Olson

From graphic novel by: John Wagner and Vince Locke

Keywords: Drama, Comic Book

A small-town man's violent act of courage blossoms into a chain reaction of chaos.

Tom Stall, a mild-mannered, unassuming diner owner in the Middle American town of Millbrook, Indiana, becomes a local folk hero after foiling a robbery attempt at his place of business by picking off the burglars with chilling precision. Transformed into a media darling overnight, Tom's act soon carries unfavorable consequences for his life and his family's safety, leading his children to confront their own problems with similar measures of violence and sending Tom into an emotional tailspin after a gangster believing him to have past ties to the mob begins to stalk him.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maria Bello
18-Apr-1967   Dr. Anna Del Amico on ER
Greg Bryk
1972   Weston Field on ReGenesis
Ed Harris
28-Nov-1950   The Rock
Ashton Holmes
17-Feb-1978   Tyler Barrol on Revenge
William Hurt
20-Mar-1950   Altered States, Broadcast News
Peter MacNeill
?   Ken Fitzpatrick on Call Me Fitz
Stephen McHattie
3-Feb-1947   Cold Squad
Viggo Mortensen
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
Kyle Schmid
24-Aug-1984   Henry Fitzroy on Blood Ties


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