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A hardened mercenary in the Foreign Legion begins to find his own humanity when confronted with atrocities during the fighting in Bosnia.

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Maria Rose (as Nastassia Kinski)
Pascal Rollin ...
Paris Priest
Catlin Foster ...
Christian
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Peter Dominic (as Stellan Skarsgard)
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Colonel
Irfan Mensur ...
Drill Sergeant
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Goran
Kosta Andrejevic ...
Boy on Bridge / Dead Boy in River
Ljiljana Krstic ...
Old Lady
Sanja Zogovic ...
Girl On Bridge
Veljko Otasevic ...
Orthodox Priest
Marina Bukvicki ...
Muslim Girl
Dusan Perkovic ...
Uncle Ratko
Natasa Ninkovic ...
Vera
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Joshua is a former U.S. military official who fled to the Foreign Legion when his wife Maria was killed by Muslim fundamentalists in Paris, and now he's a mercenary, fighting in the Yugoslav war on the Serbian side against Muslims. Written by Anonymous

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Hope is worth fighting for. See more »

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Drama | War

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Rated R for strong violence including brutal war atrocities, and for language | See all certifications »
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20 November 1998 (USA)  »

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A megmentő  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,898 (USA) (20 November 1998)

Gross:

$12,903 (USA) (27 November 1998)
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Trivia

Director Predrag Antonijevic was a political prisoner during the conflict depicted in his film. See more »

Quotes

Vera: Why do you need to help me?
Guy: Need?
Vera: Yes. I can see you need that.
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Featured in Behind Enemy Lines (2001) See more »

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A serious look at war...
17 June 2002 | by (Honolulu, HI) – See all my reviews

"Savior" came to me as a movie half-seen on HBO. What I saw was enough to intrigue me to search for the DVD. The DVD is currently out-of-print. Luckily I was able to find one on an online auction site and I am pleased to say that I am quite happy with my purchase. This movie takes a serious look at war and it's effects on a soldier who has joined the foreign legion, a woman he meets, and an infant who enters their life. The setting is Bosnia and war is brutal. The hero finds himself surrounded by death and destruction. He chose his life as a soldier in the Foreign legion as an act of revenge to purge his anger from losing his family. Soon, war and anger overcomes and all that is left is the "Savior". Who is the savior? I'll leave that up to you the viewer to discover for yourself. Excellent film overall. This is my favorite performance by Dennis Quaid.


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