The Violent Kind
The Violent Kind (2008)

In the tradition of Stanley Kubrick and David Lynch comes The Violent Kind, a chilling psychological thriller tracing the mental descent of an Iraq War veteran whose desperate attempt to reunite with his young wife and veteran father yields… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 3, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 23, 2008
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Sam Sweet
L.A. Weekly

Director Geoffrey Pepos wants to show that posttraumatic stress causes combat veterans to destroy themselves and the people they love, but he has little interest in unpacking his characters' war experiences beyond cliches.

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Jesse Ortega
You know this film really did nothing for me, as I really didn't understand what it was trying to accomplish, so thumbs down for that.