Audiences lining up at the theater this weekend for 'Straw Dogs' (a remake of the 1971 Dustin Hoffman film) are probably in the mood for a fun, edge-of-your-seat thriller. That's what the trailers and commercials and posters tell you to expect: the character of L.A. screenwriter David Sumner (James Marsden) retreats to the Deep South with his beautiful blond wife (Kate Bosworth), only to be confronted by intimidating, corn-fed locals.
Straw Dogs
R2002
In Theaters on November 1st, 2002

Mathematician (Dustin Hoffman) turns violent when brutes hit home, rape wife (Susan George). Read More

Straw Dogs
R2011
Based on 29 critics

Locals in a woman's Mississippi hometown push her screenwriter husband into violent retaliation. Read More