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Straw Dogs
5.6 Rating
(126 ratings)
5.8 IMDB rating

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James Marsden

James Marsden

David Sumner
Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth

Amy Sumner
James Woods

James Woods

Tom Heddon
Dominic Purcell

Dominic Purcell

Jeremy Niles
Rhys Coiro

Rhys Coiro

Norman
Billy Lush

Billy Lush

Chris
Laz Alonso

Laz Alonso

John Burke


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Rod Lurie

Rod Lurie

(screenplay)


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Straw Dogs

2 years, 6 months ago at Sep 25 11:16
3 votes
I have to admit that I'm appalled at what passes for horror/suspense nowadays. Straw Dogs is 110 minutes long, and it's divided into 90 minutes of boring exposition to wildly uninteresting characters, and a final 20 minutes of violent scenes that hold no logical or emotional relationship whatsoever to anything that took place in those initial, dull 90 minutes. It's as if the film drives on neutral... read more

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2 years ago at Apr 1 5:14
3 votes
Thoroughly disappointing remake of one of my favourite movies ever made despite its good intentions. The films biggest problems are the highly questionable casting choices combined with some terrible changes to the original.
However I found the backdrop (Deep South) they chose for this to be effective and on par with the original.

An average movie

4 months ago at Dec 14 16:13
3 votes
When the news came out that they were remaking this classic, as usual, it gathered some buzz but pretty much like all those remakes (the most recent one being the ‘Oldboy’ remake directed by Spike Lee), it came and went pretty quickly at the box-office. Personally, I really liked a lot the original version directed by Sam Peckinpah but it has been more than a decade since I saw it so I thought... read more
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L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Release date: 16 September 2011
Thriller (5), 2011 (4), Remake (3), Rape (3), (2), Drama (2), Infidelity (2), Marriage (2), Small Town (2), Hunting (2), 2010s (2), Usa (1), WWI (1), World War I (1), Rifle (1), Screenwriting (1)
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"08.04.2014 Simple story but I like this movie, especially the second half, and rate it with 7,5 points. A new entry for My Movie Highlights of 2011 list."


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johanlefourbe posted a review 4 months ago

An average movie

“When the news came out that they were remaking this classic, as usual, it gathered some buzz but pretty much like all those remakes (the most recent one being the ‘Oldboy’ remake directed by Spike Lee), it came and went pretty quickly at the box-office. Personally, I really liked a lot the original version directed by Sam Peckinpah but it has been more than a decade since I saw it so I thought I could check this new version. While watching this flick, I was wondering ‘why do they remake these movies instead of re-releasing the good old classics?’. I mean, it would be cheaper and the younger audience would get to watch some really good flicks instead of those half-baked new version. Anyway, this remake was not that bad, Rod Lurie is a decent director (even though it is easily his we” read more

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“Thoroughly disappointing remake of one of my favourite movies ever made despite its good intentions. The films biggest problems are the highly questionable casting choices combined with some terrible changes to the original.

However I found the backdrop (Deep South) they chose for this to be effective and on par with the original.” read more


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