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3,592 Ratings

Straw Dogs

Directed by Sam Peckinpah
United States, United Kingdom, 1971
Thriller, Drama


American mathematician David Sumner moves with his wife, Amy, to the isolated Cornish town where she grew up. Their presence provokes antagonism among the village men. The pacifistic David resorts to the gruesome violence he abhors when the savagery instensifies.

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Straw Dogs Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

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