Directors: Sam Peckinpah
Cast: Tom Hedden: Peter Vaughan; David Sumner: Dustin Hoffman; Major John Scott: T.P. McKenna; Chris Cawsey: Jim Norton; Janice Hedden: Sally Thomsett; Amy Sumner: Susan George; Charlie Venner: Del Henney; Riddaway: Donald Webster; Norman Scutt: Ken Hutchison; Bobby Hedden: Len Jones; Harry Ware: Robert Keegan; John Niles: Peter Arne; Louise Hood: Cherina Schaer; Reverend Barney Hood: Colin Welland; Bertie Hedden: Michael Mundell
Taglines: The knock at the door meant the birth of one man and the death of seven others!
Sometimes a man is forced to defend his honor.
Banned In The UK
In the eyes of every coward burns a straw dog.
How far will a man go to protect his wife and his home?
Every man dreads the day he might be forced to defend his wife and his home
No good, no bad, no justice
Every man has a breaking point.
You can push a guy to the limit…But expect consequences.
BANNED for 18 years…Now unleashed, UNCUT! (UK DVD release)
Storyline: Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do construction. When David finally takes a stand it escalates quickly into a bloody battle as the locals assault his house.