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The Salvation (2014)

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In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.

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Henry Delarue
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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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Mr. Raul Delgado (as Jose Domingos)
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The American West in the 1870s. A European settler, Jon Jensen (Mads Mikkelsen), has just welcomed his wife and son to the country when they are kidnapped and murdered. He takes revenge on the murderers, only to discover that one was the brother of a local land baron, Henry Delarue. Delarue runs the local town with a brutal hand. Now he wants vengeance on the man who killed his brother and the local townspeople are too scared of him to stand up to him. Jon is fighting more than just the local thugs, he is facing the entire town. Written by grantss

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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)  »

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A Salvação  »

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€10,500,000 (estimated)

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$5,000 (USA) (1 March 2015)

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$5,000 (USA) (1 March 2015)
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The role of Jon's brother, Peter, was intended for Mads Mikkelsen's brother, Lars Mikkelsen. When he dropped out, Mads Mikkelsen suggested Mikael Persbrandt to replace him. 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 may have killed all my men, but you sure as hell...
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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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