“Okay, you’ve had your fun. I’ll give you one more chance, and if you don’t clear out now, there’ll be real trouble. I mean it.”
-David Sumner (Dustin Hoffman), Straw Dogs (1971)
I will say one thing, considering Hoffman and I are the same height…
(and no one ever listens to people of our “stature”…lol)
When he says this line, you just HAVE to believe him (for some reason).
An eerie way of making you feel he MEANS it…
Good actor…and a GOOD choice.
Roll safe out there this weekend.
The beauty of that line is that Hoffman’s reaction to the harassment up to that point made the threat seem pretty hollow. There was no reason those thugs should have taken it seriously. So they didn’t. Which turned out to be a major miscalculation on their part.
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