Straw Dogs (2011)

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Straw Dogs Release Date
September 16, 2011
Straw Dogs Synopsis

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 fatherís death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amyís ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgard), leading to a violent confrontation.
Straw Dogs Credits
Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, James Woods, Dominic Purcell
Directed by: Rod Lurie
Produced by: Marc Frydman, Rod Lurie
Distributor: Screen Gems
Release Date:  September 16, 2011
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