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.

  1. Paul Haggis

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Mark Boal


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Lee Jones

    Tommy Lee Jones

    Hank Deerfield

  2. Charlize Theron

    Charlize Theron

    Detective Emily Sanders

  3. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Joan Deerfield

  4. Frances Fisher

    Frances Fisher


  5. James Franco

    James Franco

    Sergeant Carnelli

Full Cast & Crew

In the Valley of Elah
In the Valley of Elah



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 31, 2007


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $29,541,790.00

Homepage http://wip.warnerbros.com/inthevalleyofelah/



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