Straw Dogs

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  110 min.
Release Date: September 16, 2011
DVD: December 20, 2011

Current rating: Rating: 2.83
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Cast: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland, James Woods


David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father's death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.

Director: Rod Lurie
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Marc Frydman
Screenplay: Rod Lurie
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