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Silverado (1985)

2 Ratings: 4.0
Westerns movie directed by Lawrence Kasdan

Director Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill) clearly set out to make an old-fashioned Western, but he couldn't help bringing a hip, self-conscious attitude to the proceedings.Silveradothus finds its own funky tone--sometimes rousing, sometimes winking. Four … see full wiki

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Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Genre: Western
2 reviews about Silverado (1985)
review by . November 14, 2004
Silverado is not only a top notch western featuring a very A list cast, but it is important as it was the first "A" western made in Hollywood in years. (By A I mean not made for TV.)    The cast list is a who's who of great actors from Glenn , Glover, Costner, Kline, etc... as the Paths of Glenn returning home from Jail, Kline a reformed thief and Glover who comes out west to aid his father converge. There is some first rate comedy and action. John Cleese as the Sheriff is played …
review by . August 13, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
I have mixed emotions about this western because it seems to combine just about all the elements of entertainment except Ethel Merman out in the street, singing "Silverado, It's a Helluva Town!" while Fosse-trained dangers prance around her. Several people die in this film. Others are brutally beaten. There is at least one victim of racial discrimination. And yet we encounter substantial humor which is sometimes hilarious. Sheriff Monty Python makes a brief appearance in the form of John Cleese. …
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