A Most Violent Year Movie

The result is never in question. Just the path you take to get there.

A Most Violent Year movie poster

Who's Involved:

David Oyelowo, Jessica Chastain, Christopher Abbott, Oscar Isaac, Albert Brooks, Catalina Sandino Moreno, J.C. Chandor, Ashley Williams, Anna Gerb

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (Limited)

language and some violence

Runtime: 2 hrs, 5 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A Most Violent Year is a thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The film follows the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

official plot version from a24films.com

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Who stars in A Most Violent Year: Cast List

"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her" , "Interstellar"  

"Dune" , "The Addams Family 2 "  

"Bad Hurt"  

"The Water Man" , "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway"  

"The World to Come" , "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot"  

"Finding Nemo 3D" , "The Secret Life of Pets"  

"Incarnate" , "For Greater Glory"  

Who's making A Most Violent Year: Crew List

A look at the A Most Violent Year behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director J.C. Chandor last directed Triple Frontier and All Is Lost. The film's writer J.C. Chandor last wrote Triple Frontier and Margin Call.


J.C. Chandor


Anna Gerb




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Production: What we know about A Most Violent Year?

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. September 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. February 2014: The film was in Production status.
  4. A24 is planning for a fourth quarter 2014 wide release.

  5. December 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. The film will begin shooting late January 2014 in New York.

  7. May 2013: The film was in Announced status.
  8. Margin Call director J.C. Chandor has set his next project.

A Most Violent Year Release Date: When was the film released?

A Most Violent Year was released in 2014 on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (Limited release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Leviafan.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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