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V for Vendetta
Theatrical release poster
Directed by James McTeigue
Produced by Joel Silver
Silver Pictures
Wachowski Brothers
Grant Hill
Lorne Orleans
Written by Screenplay:
Wachowski Brothers
Comic Book:
Alan Moore

David Lloyd
Starring Natalie Portman
Hugo Weaving
Stephen Rea
Stephen Fry
John Hurt
Roger Allam
Tim Pigott-Smith
Music by Original:
Dario Marianelli
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cinematography Adrian Biddle
Editing by Martin Walsh
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) United States:
March 17, 2006
United Kingdom:
March 17, 2006
March 30, 2006
Running time 132 minutes
Country United Kingdom
United States
Language English
Budget $54 million
Money made $132,511,035

V for Vendetta is a 2005 drama movie set in London. The main people who are in it include Hugo Weaving as the character V and Natalie Portman as Evey Hammond. It was written by the Wachowski brothers and directed by James McTeigue. It is based on Alan Moore's graphic novel V for Vendetta. Moore hated the movie and asked that his name not appear on it.

The film is set in an alternative future where a Nordic supremacist and neo-fascist regime has subjugated the United Kingdom. Hugo Weaving portrays V, an anarchist freedom fighter who attempts to ignite a revolution through elaborate terrorist acts, and Natalie Portman plays Evey, a young, working-class woman caught up in V's mission, while Stephen Rea portrays the detective leading a desperate quest to stop V.

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