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The Messenger


13 Nov 2009

1 hr 53 min

Drama, History

The Scars of War Will Last Forever
Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of fallen soldiers. The Sergeant is drawn to Olivia Pitterson (Samantha Morton), to whom he has delivered news of her husband’s death.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Languages: English, Spanish
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 34 nominations.


Oren Moverman


Bryan Zuriff (Executive Producer)
Benjamin Goldhirsh (Producer)
Zach Miller (Producer)
Lawrence Inglee (Producer)
David Whealy (Executive Producer)
Mark Gordon (Producer)



Production Companies

Oscilloscope Laboratories


Woody Harrelson (as Tony Stone)
Jena Malone (as Kelly)
Eamonn Walker (as Stuart Dorsett)
Samantha Morton (as Olivia Pitterson)
Steve Buscemi (as Dale Martin)
Dale Soules (as Cashier)
Stevie Ray Dallimore (as Kelly's Father)
Michael Chernus (as Alan)
Marceline Hugot (as Mrs. Flanigan)
Lindsay Michelle Nader (as Claire)