Savages - Trailer
Director Oliver StoneYear 2012Genre(s) Action, Adventure
Best friends, volleyball partners and entrepreneurs Ben and Chon run a marijuana business on Laguna Beach in California together with their mutual girlfriend Ophelia. Ben takes nearly all of the violence out of the cannabis industry, however, ex-Navy SEAL and mercenary Chon is on hand whenever force is necessary. The tight-knit trio aim to work together to produce the best home-grown weed in the world. It doesn't take long for the ruthless Mexican Baja Cartel to discover them and request a business partnership. On the friends' refusal, the cold-blooded head of the Cartel Elena and her enforcer Lado kidnap Ophelia, knowing she is the friends' weakness, which causes Ben and Chon to wage war against the brutal gang. With the help of an unwilling dirty DEA agent, the friends are prepared to do absolutely anything to get their lover back.
This heart-stopping crime thriller is jam-packed with the most controversial of issues and seems to attempt to present a different opinion on themes such as love, business and the drug industry. Directed and co-written by controversy king Oliver Stone ('Natural Born Killers', 'Platoon', 'JFK'), 'Savages' is a dramatic story based on the novel of the same name by Don Winslow who also co-wrote the screenplay.
This tale of money, romance and peril is set for release on September 28th 2012 in the UK.
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Trevor Donovan, John Travolta, Aaron Johnson, Salma Hayek, Emile Hirsch, Benicio Del Toro, Gillian Zinser and Shea Whigham.
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