'Straw Dogs' movie quotes include several tense exchanges between this 2011 thriller movie's lead characters: A screenwriter (James Marsden) who moves to his wife Amy's rural Southern hometown to write and Amy's old boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgard). These are some of the best 'Straw Dogs' quotes from the film. Did I miss one? Add your favorite 'Straw Dogs' quote to the list (and vote on your favorite lines, too).
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In 'Straw Dogs,' a young couple, David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), move to the rural Mississippi town where Amy was raised. The locals are glad to see Amy back - but they definitely take issue with David's presence. Despite his best efforts to fit in, the Hollywood screenwriter rubs everyone the wrong way, especially Amy's ex-boyfriend, former high school football hero Charlie Venner (Alexander Skarsgard). Things get very, very nasty as Charlie rallies his local gang to terrorize the couple.2011's 'Straw Dogs' is actually a remake of a 1971 thriller directed by Sam Peckinpah. In the original, Dustin Hoffman and Susan George as David and Amy Sumner. At the time it was released, the original 'Straw Dogs' movie was really controversial - in large part because of a brutal rape scene - but also for its violence.
This Is My House
David Sumner: "This is my house. I will not allow violence against this house."Dear Mr. Sumner: I don't think this is about allowing violence. I mean how are you going to stop five armed men from coming in and killing you?22Should this be higher or lower?
Charlie Venner (to David): "Can I give you a piece of friendly advice? Watch yourself."Yet another "friendly" exchange between Amy's ex and her husband. But really, when Alexander Skarsgard tells you to "watch yourself," you should always listen.62Should this be higher or lower?
You're a Coward
Amy Sumner: "You're a coward."Definitely a tense scene as Amy begs David to leave with her. David refuses to be "bullied." Little does he know how far this is going to go...
David Sumner: "No I'm not."
Amy Sumner: "Yeah, so am I, plain and simple."00Should this be higher or lower?
Glad We Came
Amy Sumner: "What do you think?"How sweet! A beautiful old house in rural Nowhereville, where men who carry guns like normal people carry smart phones don't like outsiders! What could possibly go wrong?
David Sumner: "I'm glad we came."64Should this be higher or lower?