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1.

Movies shouldn't entertain, they should scar.

Author: bert6761 on 27 October 2004
2.

Unfairly kicked around by its critics

9/10
Author: Mark-574 on 10 June 2000
3.

Could they show this in 1971?

10/10
Author: Magnum-9 on 14 July 1999
4.

Years ahead of its time

9/10
Author: itamarscomix on 18 February 2006
5.

An Example of Early 1970s Cinema

Author: marquis de cinema on 4 October 2001
6.

Oh My God!

Author: ravenmccoy_ff5 on 14 October 2002
7.

Society in denial

Author: batzi8m1 on 8 November 1999
8.

Everyone betrays everyone

10/10
Author: stpetebeach on 12 May 2005
9.

Fantastic thriller that holds its own after 30 years

8/10
Author: FilmOtaku (ssampon@hotmail.com) on 24 May 2003
10.

Another reason the 70's film industry rocked

Author: bluedeluca on 16 October 2003
11.

The granddaddy of the modern revenge flick and still potent after 30 years.

8/10
Author: capkronos (capkronos00@hotmail.com) on 18 May 2003
12.

First rate thriller.

Author: INFOFREAKO on 31 July 2001
13.

disturbing, in a way, more for what it suggests than what it shows, and how it leads head-on through its conclusion

10/10
Author: MisterWhiplash on 9 August 2006
14.

A Confused Movie More Than Anything Else

7/10
Author: Theo Robertson on 20 February 2004
15.

"This is where I live. This is me. I will not allow violence against this house."

8/10
Author: ackstasis on 25 February 2007
16.

Peckinpah's most notorious film

8/10
Author: Jonathon Dabell (barnaby.rudge@hotmail.co.uk) on 18 November 2002
17.

Now that the controversy has gone, an interesting, if flawed film remains

Author: bob the moo on 21 September 2003
18.

reacting as an animal to an animal doesn't make you an animal

9/10
Author: alexandre michel liberman (tmwest) on 9 May 2008
19.

Banned for years, worth the wait?

6/10
Author: TheNorthernMonkee on 10 August 2003
20.

Mad Dogs and Englishmen

6/10
Author: JasparLamarCrabb on 12 July 2007
21.

A riveting and eerily plausible thriller

9/10
Author: Delmare on 29 July 2008
22.

A courageous performance by Hoffman in a grimy, unseemly macho fantasy...

5/10
Author: moonspinner55 on 1 March 2008
23.

A Strong Film That Touches On Many Social Subjects...

9/10
Author: EVOL666 on 15 September 2006
24.

Why all the fuzz?

5/10
Author: Jan Willem Wilkens on 28 August 2007
25.

Powerful stuff

8/10
Author: Neil Welch on 20 June 2010
26.

My vote for best thriller ever made [contains spoiler]

10/10
Author: shengyang on 21 February 2002
27.

just because its old doesn't make it a classic

2/10
Author: onpunch-adl on 11 November 2015
28.

An unfortunate collection of caricatures

4/10
Author: jinsilver on 12 May 2015
29.

Horror Film Disguised as a Thriller

8/10
Author: gavin6942 on 3 December 2012
30.

Extremely Influential

9/10
Author: aimless-46 on 23 March 2006
31.

beauty in the eyes of the revolver

10/10
Author: nathalie tomaszewski on 18 January 2004
32.

Even a coward can only be pushed so far

7/10
Author: kevin-167 on 31 January 2000
33.

"I don't know my way home. " - Henry Niles

6/10
Author: Michael Margetis (pmargetis@cox.net) on 1 October 2005
34.

A true, revealing classic brought to you in part by Dustin Hoffman, Susan George and Sam Peckinpah. For viewers like you. Thank you.

9/10
Author: Tsuwamono Zokushi on 30 December 2013
35.

An American young and his wife move to an isolated Cornish village where takes place a final outbreak of violence

7/10
Author: ma-cortes on 27 November 2013
36.

Gritty and challenging

7/10
Author: Patryk Czekaj on 17 December 2012
37.

echoed with the tagline: "In the eyes of every coward burns a straw dog"

8/10
Author: Nafis Shahriyar on 9 November 2012
38.

Dustin Hoffman's finest hour...

9/10
Author: Jafar Iqbal on 29 September 2012
39.

Oh those evil English blokes!

8/10
Author: Boba_Fett1138 on 19 September 2012
40.

An American's English girlfriend's home is his castle...

Author: JoeytheBrit on 5 November 2008
41.

Highly controversial, but completely absorbing

10/10
Author: hnt_dnl on 14 March 2008
42.

I Got Lost Where All Roads Converged

7/10
Author: Kashmirgrey on 28 June 2007
43.

Cornish Western

9/10
Author: Tony Bush on 13 August 2006
44.

Straw Dogs is a great movie

10/10
Author: rjt48 on 14 July 2006
45.

another classic example of "what was all the fuss about."

7/10
Author: The3Extremes on 7 October 2005
46.

Watch This One...its for real!!

10/10
Author: fiddle01 on 20 October 2004
47.

Very good

8/10
Author: simon_s on 24 July 2004
48.

Sex and death

Author: Glenn Walsh on 11 August 2003
49.

Must See Controversial '70s Movie

10/10
Author: reel_emotion on 7 April 2003
50.

Make your own mind up

Author: neale_graham on 19 June 2002

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