Mike Deerfield returns to the U.S. after his tour of duty in Iraq in abruptly goes missing. His father Hank (Tommy Lee Jones), a spit-and-polish ex-MP from the Vietnam era, goes looking for him. What he finds goes to the heart of American combat experiences in the Iraqi conflict. Academy Award®-winning* Crash filmmaker Paul Haggis teams with Oscar®-winning* actors Jones, Charlize Theron and Susan Sarandon in a probing and powerful look at a nation and the young soldiers it sends into battle. Hank's quest lays bare a tangled web of cover-up, murder, mystery and profound revelation about the personal costs of war. *Haggis: Best Picture (Producer) and Original Screenplay (with Bobby Moresco) for Crash (2005). Jones: Best Supporting Actor for The Fugitive (1993). Theron: Best Actress for Monster (2003). Sarandon: Best Actress for Dead Man Walking (1995).

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In the Valley of Elah (2007)

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Mystery/Drama/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 1m · 9/16/2007

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Mike Deerfield returns to the U.S. after his tour of duty in Iraq in abruptly goes missing. His father Hank (Tommy Lee Jones), a spit-and-polish ex-MP from the Vietnam era, goes looking for him. What he finds goes to the heart of American combat experiences in the Iraqi conflict. Academy Award®-winning* Crash filmmaker Paul Haggis teams with Oscar®-winning* actors Jones, Charlize Theron and Susan Sarandon in a probing and powerful look at a nation and the young soldiers it sends into battle. Hank's quest lays bare a tangled web of cover-up, murder, mystery and profound revelation about the personal costs of war. *Haggis: Best Picture (Producer) and Original Screenplay (with Bobby Moresco) for Crash (2005). Jones: Best Supporting Actor for The Fugitive (1993). Theron: Best Actress for Monster (2003). Sarandon: Best Actress for Dead Man Walking (1995).

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Warner Independant Pictures, Nala Films, Summit Entertainment

Revenue

$6,777,589
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Cast
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Tommy Lee Jones

Hank Deerfield
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Charlize Theron

Det. Emily Sanders
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Jason Patric

Lt. Kirklander
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Susan Sarandon

Joan Deerfield
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James Franco

Sgt. Dan Carnelli
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Barry Corbin

Arnold Bickman
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Josh Brolin

Chief Buchwald
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Frances Fisher

Evie
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Wes Chatham

Corporal Steve Penning
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Jake McLaughlin

Spc. Gordon Bonner
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Mehcad Brooks

Spc. Ennis Long
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Jonathan Tucker

Mike Deerfield
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Wayne Duvall

Detective Nugent
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Victor Wolf

Private Robert Ortiez
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Brent Briscoe

Detective Hodge
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Greg Serano

Detective Manny Nunez
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Brent Sexton

Lt. Burke
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Devin Brochu

David Sanders
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Zoe Kazan

Angie
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Glenn Taranto

Detective Wayne
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Jennifer Siebel

Jodie
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Joseph Bertot

School Janitor
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Rick Gonzalez

Phone Technician
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Babak Tafti

Iraqi Prisoner
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Sean Huze

Captain Jim Osher
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Jack Merrill

Medical Examiner
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Kathy Lamkin

Chicken Shack Manager
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David Doty

Truck Parts Salesman
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Pab Schwendimann

Pussy's Bouncer
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Josh Meyer

Joseph R. Millard
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Arron Shiver

Cop
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Jo Harvey Allen

Jo Anne
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Chris Browning

Checker Box Bartender
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David House

Morgue Officer
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Pierre Barrera

TD's Bartender
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Mike Hatfield

Jo Anne's Husband
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James Haggis

Soccer Ball Player
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Randall Adams

New Recruit
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Hans Steckly

Corporal Steckly
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Laurie Johnson

Neighbor (uncredited)
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Dan Strakal

Detective (uncredited)
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Brandon Weaver

Morgue Tech (uncredited)
Crew
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Paul Haggis

Director
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Paul Haggis

Writer
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Mark Boal

Writer
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Disc Releases
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In the Valley of Elah

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/19/2008

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In the Valley of Elah

(DVD)

2/19/2008

Disc Title Front Cover

In the Valley of Elah

(DVD)

2/19/2008

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In the Valley of Elah

(HD DVD)

3/11/2008

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In the Valley of Elah

(DVD)

1/25/2008

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