Feb 01, 2008 · Jon and Wendy Savage are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from the abuse of their abusive father, Lenny Savage. Suddenly, a call comes in that his girlfriend has died, he cannot care for himself with his dementia and her family is dumping him on his children.
- Tamara Jenkins
- 2 min
Movie Info Wendy Savage (Laura Linney), a struggling playwright, has little to do with her brother, Jon (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a college professor and author. However, the siblings must find a...
- comedy, drama
We acquired The Savages because of the caliber of actors, thinking all along that it was a comedy. As soon as the movie started, we realized we were in for a surprise for the plot centers around rather serious issues that many family members confront: 1.
It's almost impossible to describe The Savages in a way that makes it sound as richly engaging and enjoyable as it is. The story sounds bleak: Two unhappy siblings--Wendy (Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me ) and Jon Savage (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote )--are forced to grapple with their dying father (Philip Bosco, Damages ) as he slips into dementia.
Jul 06, 2012 · Directed by Oliver Stone. With Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro. Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
- Oliver Stone
- 3 min
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Nov 28, 2007 · Read the The Savages movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on Movies.com.
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Nov 15, 2007 · The Savages on DVD April 22, 2008 starring Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman. The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from
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- Tamara Jenkins
Savages is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It is based on Don Winslow 's novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Shane Salerno, Stone, and Winslow.