The End of Violence is a 1997 movie that centers on film producer Mike Max and his life. Max suffers from profound paranoia -- a condition which ends up being quite justified, considering what happens to the character during the course of the film. Max ends up kidnapped and almost killed. The kidnappers end up somehow being murdered themselves. This permits Max the ability to regain his freedom. Despite being free, he find himself being accused of murdering his kidnappers. Chases scenes, intrigue and even more deaths ensue throughout the course of the film focusing on the life of a paranoid man.