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Salvador
7.2 Rating
(145 ratings)
7.5 IMDB rating

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James Woods

James Woods

Richard Boyle
James Belushi

James Belushi

Doctor Rock
Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Ambassador Thomas Kelly
John Savage

John Savage

John Cassady
Tony Plana

Tony Plana

Major Maximiliano 'Max' Casanova
Colby Chester

Colby Chester

Jack Morgan - State Department Analyst
Cynthia Gibb

Cynthia Gibb

Cathy Moore


Written by
Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone

written by and
Rick Boyle

Rick Boyle

(as Richard Boyle)


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A good movie

2 years, 6 months ago at Jan 11 22:18
For many years, Oliver Stone was a struggling director and at the time of production, he thought that this movie was going to be his last chance, having already made 'Seizure' and 'The Hand' which were both failures. However, in 1986, he made two movies which both managed to be, at least critically, successful. Of course, we all remember 'Platoon', crowned with the highest prize, in my opinion the... read more
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Description: A journalist, down on his luck in the US, drives to El Salvador to chronicle the events of the 1980 military dictatorship, including the assasination of Archbishop Oscar Romero. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him ... (more)
Release date: 23 April 1986
UPC: 044005744521
Drama (8), War (8), 1980s (8), Genocide (7), Journalism (6), Thriller (6), True Story (5), Photography (5), Central America (4), Political (4), Blood (4), Vulgar (4), Biography (3), Independent Film (3), Photographer (3), Death (3), Photojournalist (2), 1986 (2), Marijuana (2), Nun (2)
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"June 20 "It is widely rumoured sir, that you are the head of the death squads terrorizing the countryside of the city!" Not one of Oliver Stone's best films, but it's still pretty good. It had a great performance from James Woods, a really compelling story and for once James Belushi is actually tolerable and is actually decent in this movie which surprised me. It also reminded me of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas at the beginning of the movie which was amusing. It never crossed the line of g"


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A good movie

“For many years, Oliver Stone was a struggling director and at the time of production, he thought that this movie was going to be his last chance, having already made 'Seizure' and 'The Hand' which were both failures. However, in 1986, he made two movies which both managed to be, at least critically, successful. Of course, we all remember 'Platoon', crowned with the highest prize, in my opinion the best movie about the Vietnam war and rightfully considered as his magnum opus. However, we tend to forget the other movie he made back then in 1986, a movie so overlooked that it did not have a wide distribution in the United States. Eventually, it was re-released after the success of 'Platoon'. Anyway, it is actually a damned fine picture. Indeed, it is one of those edgy movies that Stone used t” read more

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