3,065 total votes
A History of Violence

A History of Violence

A History of Violence is a 2005 American crime thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic novel of the same name by John Wagner and Vince Locke. The film stars Viggo Mortensen as the owner of a small-town diner who is thrust into the spotlight after killing two robbers in self-defense, thus forcing him to confront his violent past. The film was in the main competition for the 2005 Palme d'Or. T...

... more on Wikipedia

A History of Violence is ranked on...

#52 of 444 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made 35k votes The best crime movies are listed below. These movies are similar to cop films but concentrate on the criminal's storyline ...
#56 of 119 The Most Nausea-Inducing Great Films 15k votes The most nausea-inducing great films manage to make moviegoers squirm with discomfort, but leave the theater feeling like th...
#27 of 40 The Very Best DC Comics Movies 19k votes DC Comics is one of the two mainstream comic distributors in the world (the other, of course, being Marvel Comics). They pub...
#58 of 160 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time 42k votes This list of the best comic book movies ever, is ranked by fans of both comics and movies and needs your votes as well! This...
#19 of 38 The Best Action Movies On Amazon Prime 3.6k votes The Best Action Movies on Amazon Prime is a complete Amazon Prime streaming list for your perusal. All the best action films...
#11 of 31 The Best Movies About Brothers 218 votes There’s nothing like the bond between siblings; sometimes our siblings become our closest friends in life because they simpl...
#15 of 33 The Best Movies Based on DC Comics 9.4k votes A list of DC Comics movies. These are films based on DC comics such as Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern, characters that ...
#9 of 22 Sexiest Scenes from Non-Superhero Comic Book Movies 526 votes Superhero comics are filled with images of idealized physiques wrapped in downright kinky clothing, so naturally they're ful...
#11 of 15 The Best Movies You Didnt Know Were Based on Comics 1.3k votes Comic book movies seem to be all the rage nowadays, with Captain American, Batman, Superman, The Avengers, and more all head...
#2 of 21 The Best Thrillers with an Assumed Identity 33 votes Thrillers are that much more engaging when the lead character operates under an assumed identity. Whether the audience is in...
#19 of 39 The Best Comic Book Movies Rated R 1.6k votes The blockbuster comic book movies of today all have one thing in common: they aim to be family friendly. And while some comi...
#31 of 53 The Very Best New Noir Movies 613 votes When you think "noir," you're likely to conjure images of movies from the 1940s. But plenty of newer films put the...
#15 of 2,215 The Best Movies Of All Time 5.1k votes
#19 of 200 The Best R-Rated Psychological Thriller Movies 2.8k votes List of R-Rated psychological thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes...
#53 of 201 The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies 3.7k votes List of R-Rated crime thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the bes...
#3 of 28 The Best Movies Directed by David Cronenberg 551 votes List of all movies directed by David Cronenberg ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by David Cronenberg ar...
#1 of 49 The Best R-Rated Marriage Drama Movies 258 votes List of R-Rated marriage drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the bes...
#39 of 229 The Best Dark Films of All Time 6.6k votes This list is for any movie that makes you feel terrible after seeing it or makes you feel good about feeling terrible after ...
#20 of 110 The Best Movies of 2005 4.2k votes A list of the best movies of 2005, from action movies like Mr. and Mrs. Smith to dramas like Jarhead. The '00s were a decade...
#4 of 50 The Best Thriller Movies of 2005 238 votes List of the best 2005 thriller movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These thrille...
#8 of 70 The Best William Hurt Movies 1.4k votes List of the best William Hurt movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. William Hurt's highest grossi...
#2 of 47 The Best Viggo Mortensen Movies 1.3k votes List of the best Viggo Mortensen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Viggo Mortensen's highest ...
#51 of 200 The Best R-Rated Thriller Movies 1.5k votes List of R-Rated thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Ra...
#10 of 62 The Best Stephen McHattie Movies 409 votes List of the best Stephen McHattie movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Stephen McHattie's highes...
#8 of 78 The Best Ed Harris Movies 23k votes List of the best Ed Harris movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ed Harris's highest grossing mov...
#1 of 32 The Best Maria Bello Movies 400 votes List of the best Maria Bello movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Maria Bello's highest grossing...
#64 of 199 The Best New Line Cinema Movies List 1.1k votes List of New Line Cinema movies, ranked from best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. New Line Cinema pr...
#15 of 35 The Best 2000s Thriller Movies 233 votes The greatest ‘00s thriller movies are chock full of big stars, unforgettable heroes, and seat-gripping suspense. The 2000s s...
#6 of 50 The Best Drama Movies of 2005 285 votes List of the best 2005 drama movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Some of the movi...
#2 of 15 The Best Kyle Schmid Movies 67 votes List of the best Kyle Schmid movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Kyle Schmid's highest grossing...
#23 of 33 The Best Films of All Time 291 votes Screenplay, Direction, Cast, Acting, Cinematography, Editing, Lighting, Timelessness
Movies That Gave Kids False Hope Their Divorced Parents Would Get Back Together 2.9k views Movies about divorce can take many forms. They can, for instance, be about splits-as-poignant-but-absolutely-final ...
All the Movies I Watched in 2015 2k views Well, look at that. I watched 250 movies in 2015! Here is a list of all the movies I watched, in order, including the date t...

A History of Violence is also found on...

List of All Psychological Thriller Movies List of All Comic Book Movies List of Films Scored By Howard Shore List of All Movies Released in 2005 Movies Distributed by New Line Cinema