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Silverado
ID:
1985
Comments:
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan, Mark Kasdan
Producer: Lawrence Kasdan, Charles Okun, Mark Kasdan, Michael Grillo
Cast: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, Marvin J. McIntyre
Genre: Action & Adventure

Running Time: 133
Aspect Ratio:  2.40:1 (NTSC Widescreen)
Sound: AC-3
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, Korean
Features:
Studio:  Sony Pictures DVD Region:  99 PG-13
DVD Release:  Apr 2005 Discs:  2 (Cloud) []
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Reviews:  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. "Silverado" thus finds its own funky tone--sometimes rousing, sometimes winking. Four cowpokes converge on a little Western burg called Silverado; they're played by Kevin Kline (a distinctly modern kind of Western hero), Scott Glenn, Danny Glover, and the rowdy young Kevin Costner. Kasdan peppers the somewhat generic action with smart dialogue and a parade of quirky supporting players, including John Cleese as a sheriff who seems to have stepped straight from a Monty Python sketch into an Old West saloon. Bruce Broughton supplies the music, a real throwback to the glory days of thundering Western themes. One thing's for sure: "Silverado"'s a lot more fun than the later Kasdan-Costner Western, "Wyatt Earp". "--Robert Horton"


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