In 1880, four men travel together to the city of Silverado. They come across many dangers before they finally engage the "bad guys" and bring peace and equality back to the city. Written by
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Eaves Ranch, aka Eaves Movie Ranch, used for the filming of such features as The Cheyenne Social Club (1970), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), A Gunfight (1971) and Red Sky at Morning (1971), was transformed into the Mexican village and cavalry outpost of Chimayo. The town of Turley, which all four of the film's heroes pass through, was also constructed on the Eaves Ranch. Remnants of past film sets were restored, along with the complete construction of eight additional buildings to create an authentic 1880s setting. See more »
When Slick looks for Rae and discovers Stella's secret hideout, he runs to it and looks out towards the street in front of the tavern. You can still see people walking around, even though everyone cleared the streets when they heard a shootout was about to occur. 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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