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Straw Dogs (16-Sep-2011)

Director: Rod Lurie

Writer: Rod Lurie

From novel: The Siege of Trencher's Farm by Gordon Williams

Music by: Larry Groupé

Producer: Marc Frydman

Keywords: Thriller

A Hollywood couple's relocation to a backwoods town in the Deep South leads to a violent conflict with locals.

Remake of Straw Dogs (1971). David Sumner, a successful Hollywood scriptwriter, decides to move to wife and actress Amy's hometown of Blackwater, Mississippi along with her so that he can finish a script and oversee the renovation of her recently-deceased father's house. Treating his new neighborhood with an air of condescension at first, the California couple are soon met with taunts and outright hostility at the hands of locals, a tension that soon blows up into a rape and murder-fueled all-out war.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Laz Alonso
25-Mar-1974   Charlie Duchamp on Breakout Kings
Kate Bosworth
2-Jan-1983   Wonderland
Walton Goggins
10-Nov-1971   Boyd Crowder on Justified
Willa Holland
18-Jun-1991   Kaitlin Cooper on The OC
Rod Lurie
Film Director
15-May-1962   The Contender
James Marsden
18-Sep-1973   Cyclops in X-Men and X2
Anson Mount
25-Feb-1973   Cullen Bohannan on Hell on Wheels
Dominic Purcell
17-Feb-1970   Prison Break
Alexander Skarsgård
25-Aug-1976   Eric Northman on True Blood
James Woods
18-Apr-1947   Casino, Any Given Sunday


James Marsden   ...   David Sumner
Kate Bosworth   ...   Amy Sumner
Alexander Skarsgård   ...   Charlie
Dominic Purcell   ...   Jeremy Niles
Rhys Coiro   ...   Norman
Billy Lush   ...   Chris
Laz Alonso   ...   John Burke
Willa Holland   ...   Janice Heddon
Walton Goggins   ...   Daniel Niles
Anson Mount   ...   Coach Milkens
Drew Powell   ...   Bic
Kristen Shaw   ...   Abby
James Woods   ...   Tom Heddon
Megan Adelle   ...   Melissa
Jessica Cook   ...   Helen
Randall Newsome   ...   Blackie
Tim Smith   ...   Larry
Richard Folmer   ...   Pastor
Wanetah Walmsley   ...   Kristen
Clyde Heun   ...   Referee
Rod Lurie   ...   Logger #1
Kelly Holleman   ...   Beauty Queen
Grayson Capps   ...   Band Member #1
Tommy MacLuckie   ...   Band Member #2
Josh Kerin   ...   Band Member #3
John Milham   ...   Band Member #4
Kristin Kelly   ...   Teenager at BBQ


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