Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) is living a happy and quiet life with his lawyer wife Edie (Maria Bello) and their two children in the small town of Milbrook, Indiana, but one night their idyllic existence is shattered when Tom foils a vicious attempted robbery in his diner. Sensing danger, he takes action and saves his customers and friends in the self-defense killings of two-sought-after criminals. Heralded as a hero, Tom's life is changed overnight, attracting a national media circus, which forces him into the spotlight. Uncomfortable with his newfound celebrity, Tom tries to return to the normalcy of his ordinary life only to be confronted by a mysterious and threatening man (Ed Harris) who arrives in town believing Tom is the man who wronged him in the past. As Tom and his family fight back against this case of mistaken identity and struggle to cope with their changed reality, they are forced to confront their relationships and the divisive issues which surface as a result.

  • 1 hr 35 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.RHDSD
  • Sep 23, 2005
  • Suspense

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Cast & Crew

  • Maria BelloActor

  • Viggo MortensonActor

  • Peter MacNeillActor

  • Stephen McHattieActor

  • William HurtActor

  • Ashton HolmesActor

  • Ed HarrisActor

  • Greg ByrkActor

  • David CronenbergDirector

  • David CronenbergProducer