#6 I Spit on Your Grave
The film follows Jennifer, a writer who is working on a new novel and needs to get out of the city to finish it. She rents a riverside cabin in upstate New York to work on her novel, attracting the attention of a number of male locals. They catch Jennifer one day and strip her for the village idiot (Matthew). Jennifer is later attacked by a a further two times by the four degenerates, and her novel is also destroyed. But Jennifer recovers, and in her now-twisted, psychotic state, she begins to seek revenge on the men.
#5 The Wild Bunch
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the “traditional” American West is disappearing around them.
The Wild Bunch is a 1969 American Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas-Mexico border, trying to exist in the changing “modern” world of 1913. The film was controversial because of its graphic, violence and its portrayal of the crude men attempting to survive by any available means.
|Directed by||Sam Peckinpah|
|Produced by||Phil Feldman|
|Screenplay by||Sam Peckinpah
|Story by||Walon Green
Roy N. Sickner
|Music by||Jerry Fielding|
|Editing by||Lou Lombardo|
|Studio||Warner Bros.-Seven Arts|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.-Seven Arts|
|Release date(s)||July 18, 1969|
|Running time||143 minutes|