In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

Sometimes finding the truth is easier than facing it.

  • Genre: History, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2007-08-31
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 553 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

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  • Tommy Lee Jones

    as Hank Deerfield
  • Charlize Theron

    as Detective Emily Sanders
  • Susan Sarandon

    as Joan Deerfield
  • Frances Fisher

    as Evie
  • James Franco

    as Sergeant Carnelli
  • Jonathan Tucker

    as Mike Deerfield
  • Jason Patric

    as Lieutenant Kirklander
  • Josh Brolin

    as Chief Buchwald
  • Wes Chatham

    as Corporal Penning
  • Jake McLaughlin

    as Specialist Gordon Bonner
  • Mehcad Brooks

    as Specialist Ennis Long
  • Wayne Duvall

    as Detective Nugent
  • Brent Briscoe

    as Detective Hodge
  • Barry Corbin

    as Arnold Bickman
  • Greg Serano

    as Detective Manny Nunez
  • Zoe Kazan

    as Angie
  • Brent Sexton

    as Lt. Burke
  • Devin Brochu

    as David Sanders
  • Glenn Taranto

    as Detective Wayne
  • Roman Arabia

    as Private Robert Ortiez
  • Jennifer Siebel Newsom

    as Jodie
  • Rick Gonzalez

    as Phone Technician
  • Loren Haynes

    as Police Photographer
  • Babak Tafti

    as Iraqi Prisoner
  • Sean Huze

    as Captain Jim Osher
  • Kathy Lamkin

    as Chicken Shack Manager
  • David Doty

    as Truck Parts Salesman
  • Pab Schwendimann

    as Pussy's Bouncer
  • Josh Meyer

    as Joseph R. Millard
  • Arron Shiver

    as Cop
  • Jo Harvey Allen

    as Jo Anne
  • Chris Browning

    as Checker Box Bartender
  • David House

    as Morgue Officer
  • Matthew Page

    as Guard
  • Pierre Barrera

    as TD's Bartender
  • Mike Hatfield

    as Jo Anne's Husband
  • Arlin Alcala

    as Neighbor (uncredited)
  • James Blackburn

    as Cowboy (uncredited)
  • Esodie Geiger

    as Military Nurse (uncredited)
  • Daniel Knight

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Brandon Weaver

    as Morgue Tech (uncredited)
  • Joseph Bertót

    as School Janitor
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Crew Clint Eastwood Thanks
Writing Paul Haggis Screenplay
Directing Paul Haggis Director
Production Paul Haggis Producer
Sound Mark Isham Music
Production Sarah Halley Finn Casting
Production Patrick Wachsberger Producer
Production Erik Feig Executive Producer
Sound Marc Fishman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tony Lamberti Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Jim Passon Color Timer
Sound Bryan Bowen Sound Effects Editor
Production Randi Hiller Casting
Crew Cedric Proust Stunts
Production Steve Samuels Producer
Production James A. Holt Executive Producer
Writing Mark Boal Story
Production Darlene Caamano Loquet Producer
Production Laurence Becsey Producer
Production Stan Wlodkowski Executive Producer
Production David Garrett Executive Producer
Production Emilio Diez Barroso Executive Producer
Art Laurence Bennett Production Design
Editing Jo Francis Editor
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Jensen Costume Design
Production Bob Hayward Executive Producer
Directing Artist W. Robinson Assistant Director
Art Linda Lee Sutton Set Decoration
Sound David Brownlow Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Carlton Coleman Prosthetic Supervisor
Crew Bobby Burns Stunts Coordinator
Editing Marilyn McMahon Adams Assistant Editor
Art Gregory S. Hooper Art Direction
Crew Stephen Nathan Thanks
Costume & Make-Up Tarra D. Day Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Blair Leonard Makeup Artist
Directing Anna Rane Script Supervisor
Sound Michael Hertlein Dialogue Editor
Sound Wylie Stateman Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up JoAnn Stafford-Chaney Key Hair Stylist
Crew Louise Spencer Unit Publicist
Sound Peter Zinda Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Jennifer Bell Hair Department Head
Sound Stephen P. Robinson Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Zoe Tahir Key Hair Stylist
Lighting Lamarr Gray Rigging Gaffer
Art Kristen Kogler Art Department Coordinator
Production David Price Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Robin Day Wigmaker
Crew Michael Tinger Post Production Supervisor
Camera Andy Harris First Assistant Camera
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Camera Jeff Bettis Grip
Lighting Joe Bacharka Electrician
Lighting Bradley Barnes Lighting Technician
Costume & Make-Up Polly Earnshaw Makeup Artist