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A History of Violence is a 2005 crime movie based on the comic of the same name published by Paradox Press.

Synopsis for "A History of Violence (Movie)"

Appearing in "A History of Violence (Movie)"

Featured Characters:

  • Tom McKenna/Joey Muni (Flashback and main story)

Supporting Characters:

  • Edie McKenna
  • Buzz McKenna
  • Ellie McKenna
  • Frank Carney
  • Richie Benedetto (Flashback and main story) (Dies)
  • Willie (Flashback only)
  • Cass Greer
  • Maurice Sutch
  • Detective Vincent Paglia


  • Little Lou Manzi (Dies)
  • Johnny Torrino (Dies)
  • Anthony Palestria (Dies)
  • Aldo Rossi (Dies)
  • Lou Manzi (Dies in flashback)
  • Hal Moscone

Other Characters:

  • Henry Brewster
  • Mitchell Wallace
  • Laura Appleby
  • Albert
  • Jervis
  • Steve Benedetto (Dies in flashback)
  • Charles Kaufman
  • Eunice Bradley



  • .45 Magnum
  • Uzi



  • Viggo Mortensen as Thomas "Tom" Stall / Joseph "Joey" Cusack
  • Maria Bello as Edie Stall
  • Ed Harris as Carl Fogarty
  • William Hurt as Richie Cusack
  • Ashton Holmes as Jack Stall
  • Peter MacNeill as Sheriff Sam Carney

See Also

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