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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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Kresten Jensen
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Lester
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Stagecoach Whip
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Stagecoach Gunman
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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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Budget:

€10,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Both Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green have played charracters who were mute. Mads Mikkelsen in Nicholas Winding Refn's Valhalla Rising and Eva Green in The Salvation. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, the sheriff and his men are approaching Jon on their horses. The sheriff's badge is on his left lapel but in the next shot the badge has switched to his right lapel and then finally it's back on his left lapel. See more »

Quotes

Peter: I learned something from war... never start a fight you can't win
Lester: [under his breath] coward
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References High Noon (1952) See more »

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Old School western
4 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

By the Danish, and why not? Especially if it's done as well as this was/is. Mads Mikkelsen has proved himself worthy of leading roles even in (his not native tongue) English. But there is a bit of Danish thrown into the mix with this. But it's not the spoken language that will get your attention with this movie.

It's the framing, it's the "picture" language it speaks. This looks as down and dirty as Westerns come and it does a really good job throwing us into a situation Western fans know very well. So while the story itself is not new, we do get a very well made movie, that you should be able to enjoy a lot.


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