In Theaters: July 6, 2012
On Netflix: December 4, 2019
R | 2h 10m | Drama, Thriller
Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben (Aaron Johnson), a peaceful and charitable Buddhist, and his closest friend Chon (Taylor Kitsch), a former Navy SEAL and ex-mercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industrygrowing some of the best marijuana ever developed. They also share a one-of-a-kind love with the extraordinary beauty Ophelia (Blake Lively). 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 (Salma Hayek), and her brutal enforcer, Lado (Benicio Del Toro), underestimate the unbreakable bond among these three friends, Ben and Chonwith the reluctant, slippery assistance of a dirty DEA agent (John Travolta)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.
|Producer(s):||Eric Kopeloff, Moritz Borman|
|Cast:||Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek, Emile Hirsch, Demián Bichir|
|Writer(s):||Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, Oliver Stone|
|Inspiration:||Don Winslow's Savages|