Straw Dogs

Continuity mistake: When Dustin Hoffman drives into town at great speed, he swerves around a tractor going in the opposite direction. He parks the car and exactly one minute later the same tractor drives towards him from the middle of town and heads off up the same road it had already travelled. To accomplish this, it must have turned around and driven back to town at about 90 mph - about 5 times its normal top speed.

Visible crew/equipment: When David and Amy are driving to the farmhouse, just after shopping in town, the camera and its operator are plainly visible, reflected in the car's driver side window.


Trivia: The British Board of Film Censors (BBFC) banned this film from being released on video/DVD from 1984 to 2002 due to its graphic violence and two brutal rapes.

Trivia: Dustin Hoffman didn't want to do this movie as he was not a fan of violent films. He later admitted that he only took up the role for the money.


David Sumner: Jesus. I got 'em all.

Amy Sumner: David, give Niles to them. That's what they want. They just want him. Give them Niles, David.
David Sumner: They'll beat him to death.
Amy Sumner: I don't care! Get him out.
David Sumner: You really don't care, do you?
Amy Sumner: No, I don't.
David Sumner: No. I care. This is where I live. This is me. I will not allow violence against this house.

Reverend Barney Hood: And now for my next trick, the piece de resistance, I present to you an empty glass. I will now fill this glass with milk.
Chris Cawsey: Would it work better with whiskey, Vicar?
Reverend Barney Hood: Nothing works better with whiskey.
Tom Hedden: I do.
Reverend Barney Hood: You've never worked a day in your life, Tom.

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