Salvador

Salvador

"Based on a true story."
  • R
  • 1986
  • 2 hr 3 min
  • 7.4  (19,356)
  • 69

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
Salvador
Salvador

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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 a 1986 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received mostly positive 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, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Amazon, Apple TV and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Salvador for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1986
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 3 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (19,356)
  • Metascore
    69