32 Best Movies Like Straw Dogs  ...

32 Best Movies Like Straw Dogs ...

If you liked this film , you will for sure love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Straw Dogs (2011)

1h 50m Drama Thriller

L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.

2. Straw Dogs (1971)

1h 56m Crime Drama Thriller

David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ostracized by the brutish men of the village, including Amy's old flame, Charlie. Eventually the taunts escalate, and two of the locals rape Amy. This sexual assault awakes a shockingly violent side of David.

3. I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

1h 48m Thriller Crime Horror

Jennifer is a writer working on a new novel and, needing to get out of the city to finish it, hires a riverside apartment in upstate New York to finish her book—attracting the attention of a number of rowdy male locals.

4. Oldboy (2013)

1h 44m Drama Thriller Mystery Action

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.

5. A History of Violence (2005)

1h 36m Drama Thriller Crime

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

6. Get Carter (2000)

1h 42m Action Drama Thriller Crime

Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a murder. With this knowledge, Carter sets out to kill all those responsible.

7. Autumn Blood (2013)

8. Funny Games (2007)

1h 53m Crime Horror Thriller Drama

When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.

9. A Man Apart (2003)

1h 49m Action Drama

When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.

10. Eden Lake (2008)

1h 31m Horror Thriller

Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. Rowdiness quickly turns to rage as the teens terrorize the couple in unimaginable ways, and a weekend outing becomes a bloody battle for survival.

11. Faster (2010)

1h 38m Crime Drama Action Thriller

After 10 years in prison, Driver is now a free man with a single focus - hunting down the people responsible for brutally murdering his brother.

12. Death Sentence (2007)

1h 45m Action Crime Drama Thriller

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

13. Wild Card (2015)

1h 32m Thriller Crime Action

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.

14. Blue Ruin (2013)

1h 31m Crime Thriller

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. However, he proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

15. Death Wish (1974)

1h 33m Action

After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.

16. Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

1h 49m Drama Crime Thriller

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

17. Seeking Justice (2011)

1h 45m Action Drama Thriller

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.

18. The Salvation (2014)

1h 32m Drama Western

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

19. Malone (1987)

1h 32m Action Thriller

Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William Wingate.

20. Desperate Hours (1990)

1h 45m Mystery Thriller

A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.

21. The Experiment (2010)

1h 36m Thriller Drama

20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

22. Death Wish II (1982)

1h 28m Action Crime Thriller

Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.

23. Sabotage (2014)

1h 50m Action Drama Thriller Crime

John "Breacher" Wharton leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done – until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to be eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone is a suspect.

24. Out of the Furnace (2013)

1h 56m Thriller Drama Crime

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.

25. Fire Down Below (1997)

1h 45m Action Adventure Crime Thriller Drama

When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, EPA undercover agent Jack Taggart is sent in—posing as a handyman working with a Christian relief agency—to determine what happened.

26. The Specialist (1994)

1h 50m Action Thriller

May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of Quick's is assigned to protect one of Quick's potential victims, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.

27. Liberty Stands Still (2002)

28. Last Man Standing (1996)

1h 41m Action Crime Drama Thriller Mystery

John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith takes the law into his own hands in a deadly race to stay alive.

29. Harry Brown (2009)

1h 43m Thriller Crime Drama Action

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

30. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

1h 49m Thriller

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

31. The Exterminator (1980)

1h 41m Action Thriller Crime Drama

When a man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York, he transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a war zone.

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