September 16, 2011
Studio: Screen Gems (Sony)
Director: Rod Lurie
MPAA Rating: R (for strong brutal violence including a sexual attack, menace, some sexual content, and pervasive
Screenwriter: Rod Lurie
Starring: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland, James Woods
Official website: StrawDogsmovie.com
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.