In the Valley of Elah Movie


In the Valley of Elah

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2007 | R | Drama War | 2hrs, 0m

The story of a war veteran, his wife and the search for their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing--and the police detective who helps in the investigation.

U.S. Release Date

In the Valley of Elah release date was Friday, September 14, 2007.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

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Directed by

Paul Haggis


Paul Haggis


Warner Independent Pictures

Rating MPAA

R for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity


Tommy Lee Jones will play a career soldier whose son mysteriously goes AWOL, shortly after returning to the U.S. from the front lines in Iraq. Charlize Theron will play a local police detective who helps him get to the bottom of the soldier's disappearance.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on a Playboy article by Mark Boal.

Also Known As

  • Death and Dishonor

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