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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With a cast and crew of two hundred four, this film was scheduled to shoot for only sixty-six days, entirely on-location in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, it being the oldest capital, and second oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States of America. See more »
After the duel between Cobb and Paden and in the final scene, a 50-star US flag is visible hanging in front of a building. In the 1880s, this should have been a 38-star flag. 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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