Straw Dogs (1971)

This Is Me

As the attackers close in, David (Dustin Hoffman) tells Amy (Susan George) that he will “not allow violence against this house.”

Directed by Sam Peckinpah.

Released in 1971 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Yuppie
  • character-type: Wife
  • action: Lecture
  • action: Threaten
  • editors-choice: Monologues
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • primary-genre: Thrillers
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Thriller
  • mood: Angry
  • mood: Disturbing
  • setting: House
  • theme: Respect
  • theme: Empowerment
  • theme: Humility
  • theme: Fear
  • theme: Aggression
  • theme: Self Control
  • actor: Peter Vaughan
  • actor: David Warner
  • actor: Susan George
  • actor: Del Henney
  • actor: Dustin Hoffman
  • director: Sam Peckinpah
  • producer: James Swann
  • cinematographer: John Coquillon
  • composer: Jerry Fielding
  • editor: Roger Spottiswoode
  • role-name: Henry Niles
  • role-name: Charlie Venner
  • role-name: Tom Hedden
  • role-name: David Sumner
  • role-name: Amy Sumner
  • screenwriter: David Zelag Goodman
  • screenwriter: Sam Peckinpah
  • year: 1971
  • studio: MGM