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The Salvation (2014)

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In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

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Henry Delarue
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Corsican
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Peter Jensen
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Sheriff Mallick
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Paul Delarue
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Mayor Nathan Keane
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Voichek Borowski
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Marie Jensen
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Stagecoach Whip
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Mr. Raul Delgado (as Jose Domingos)
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In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

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Bad men will bleed.

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Drama | Western

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Rated R for violence throughout | See all certifications »

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27 February 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Salvação  »

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€10,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,000 (USA) (27 February 2015)

Gross:

$5,000 (USA) (27 February 2015)
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The sets were built from the ground in the South African locations. A town set burnt down shortly before filming was complete. See more »

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At the very end of the film the hero has been wounded in the knee and shoulder by bullets,however he mounts his horse with ease and trots away. See more »

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Delarue: I underestimated you soldier... you killed all my men... but you couldn't kill...
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References High Noon (1952) See more »

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If you're not keen on Westerns, this is a must see...
18 October 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I've never really been a fan of Western genre films, though I do watch them, as it is paramount to view everything in order to review. The Salvation delivers on every account, an action packed storyline encompassing a range of emotion, from a sensational cast.

Director Kristian Levring brings to fruition the Western life experience in a fashion that keeps you intrigued and hopeful of a sequel or certainly another film just as brilliant, if not better. Mads Mikkelsen is nothing short of magical in the lead role, sporting a demeanor reminiscent of all time Western greats.

Eva Green (my personal favorite) exudes a perfect beauty in her mute role as Madelaine, without question one of the most stunning women on this planet, mesmerizing eyes and expressions which convey a story within her character, albeit a troubled past.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan delivers as the villain as best anyone could and there are other familiar faces such as Douglas Henshall and Jonathan Pryce, both impressive seasoned actors.

Overall, it's really 11 out of 10, enjoy...


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