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Salvador is a 1986 drama about the Salvadoran Civil War. The film was directed by Oliver Stone. James Woods plays an American journalist caught between the leftist guerrillas and the right wing military. The film throws a critical light on the U.S. support for the right wing Salvadoran government and paramilitary forces. The film focuses on the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero and four American churchwomen by the paramilitary death squads.

Woods plays photojournalist Richard Boyle. Jim Belushi plays Woods colleague and sidekick in the film. Salvador is a gritty realistic war film that captures the trauma, horror, and turmoil that was ravaging El Salvador in the 1980s. This is one of the best films in Stone’s catalogue even though it did not fare well at the box office when it was released.

Salvador is an Drama, History, Thriller movie that was released in 1986 and has a run time of 2 hr 3 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 69.

Salvador is available to watch and stream, download, buy on demand at Amazon Prime, HBO Max, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Vudu, iTunes online. Some platforms allow you to rent Salvador for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

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| 1986 | 2 hr 3 min | 7.4/10 | 69/100
Cast
James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage
Director
Oliver Stone
Produced By
Oliver Stone, Gerald Green
Language
English
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