The Action film "A History of Violence" are taking place in the small town of Millbrook, Indiana. The population of the city is only a little more than three thousand people, people used to live peacefully without fear of each other. But one day, in a café-snack bar coming two criminals. While attempting to Rob a coffee shop, owner Tom, with lightning-fast reAction defeats the robbers.
It was a History of violence, because That saved his life and the lives of visitors. After the incident That became a local hero, but his troubles continued. Appeared in the mysterious man somehow calls Tom named Jack and asks about Philadelphia. After Tom notified that his son is taken hostage and then from a relaxing café owner it turns into a vicious killer. Who is this man? As his name is Tom or Jack and who he was?