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Savages (2012)


Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Savages (2012)

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Released Year: 2012
Runtime: 131 minutes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Directors: Oliver Stone

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Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

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Reviews


83
Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman
Savages is Oliver Stone doing what he should have done a long time ago: making a tricky, amoral, down-and-dirty crime thriller that's blessedly free of any social, topical, or political relevance.
80
Variety - Justin Chang
Savages never quite captures the novel's diamond-hard sarcasm, it offers other satisfactions in its visceral immediacy, its overriding sense of danger and a clutch of performances that, whatever one's reservations about the characters, can't help but court the viewer's emotional investment.
80
Boxoffice Magazine - Pete Hammond
Savages is one of Stone's best movies with a ménage et trois love story giving some human dimension to its three young leads.
80
Arizona Republic - Bill Goodykoontz
This is, in fact, one of the more violent movies in recent memory. But Stone doesn't let anyone off easy. Violence has an effect here, has meaning, has relevance to the story. And that's a good thing; otherwise, it would be hard to stomach.
75
ReelViews - James Berardinelli
From an acting standpoint, Blake Lively makes a compelling case that she doesn't have what it takes to play this sort of a role; she lacks the chops to carry the elements of the movie in which she is expected to dominate.

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