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388 Ratings


Directed by Oliver Stone
United States, United Kingdom, 1986


A classic searing slice of Oliver Stone anti-US conservative forces invective, this characterful, action pic depicts James Woods’s Richard Boyle covering the Salvadorian civil war, and becoming entangled with both the right wing military and left-wing freedom fighters.

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Salvador Directed by Oliver Stone

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1987 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Independent Spirit Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Male Lead

1987 | 5 nominations including: Best Feature

Writers Guild of America

1987 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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