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Savages

Rating:R (for strong brutal and grisly violence, some graphic sexuality, nudity, drug use and language throughout)
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:July 6, 2012
Running time:130 minutes
Cast:Blake Lively, John Travolta, Aaron Johnson, Benicio Del Toro, Emile Hirsch
Director:Oliver Stone
Producer:Oliver Stone, Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff
Writer:Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, Oliver Stone
Distributor:Universal Pictures

Description: Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben, a peaceful and charitable Buddhist, and his closest friend Chon, a former Navy SEAL and ex-mercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industry--raising some of the best marijuana ever developed. They also share a one-of-a-kind love with the extraordinary beauty Ophelia. Life is idyllic in their Southern California town...until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them. When the merciless head of the BC, Elena, and her brutal enforcer, Lado, underestimate the unbreakable bond among these three friends, Ben and Chon--with the reluctant, slippery assistance of a dirty DEA agent--wage a seemingly unwinnable war against the cartel. And so begins a series of increasingly vicious ploys and maneuvers in a high stakes, savage battle of wills.

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