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David Marshall Grant,
Rae Dawn Chong
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EASTER EGG: director Lawrence Kasdan famously wrote the screenplay for Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. At the end of the scene where Mal says goodbye and rides off to see his family for the first time, there is a cross-fade over a covered wagon. If you look closely in the canvass of the wagon, you can briefly see the double sunset of Tattooine in the fade. See more »
When Jake exits the saloon and shoots two bad guys simultaneously, the pistol in his right hand is clearly pointed at the ground. See more »
[Emmett saves Paden's life with a sip of water from his canteen after discovering him abandoned and baking in the desert]
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An all-star cast makes SILVERADO one of the most fun movies I've ever see. Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, Patricia Arquette, Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, Jeff Goldblum, John Cleese, and many more populate this well-paced wild west adventure about friendship, loyalty, and justice. With the exception of Indians, this film features just about every western element in existence. Director Lawrence Kasdan gets the most out of everything: the wide open spaces, the sleepy little western towns, and Bruce Broughton's rousing western-flavored score. It sometimes seems like the movie tried to pack too much in, but it's handled quite well by someone who obviously knows how to make an entertaining western. The climax is great, with at least three different showdowns going on at once. It's a shame the rumored (and actually scripted five years later) sequel was never made, and it probably never will be, because I wouldn't mind seeing what these characters are up to years after this fun-filled adventure.
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