Walker (1987)

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Ed Harris stars in this astonishing story of William Walker, a real-life American soldier of fortune, whose Latin American escapades in the mid-1800’s continue to have ripple effects in U.S. policy even to this day.

Alex Cox directs an all-star supporting cast, featuring Peter Boyle and Oscar® winning Marlee Maitlin. He continually jars the audience with his anachronistic humour by populating the world of 1855 with computers, cigarette machines and helicopters in this bold satire.

The story follows an idealistic Walker, a doctor, lawyer and journalist who leads a bloody and violent invasion of Nicaragua at the request of robber baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (Boyle). In short order Walker declares himself president of the country in the belief that America has a moral right to “protect our neighbours from oppression”.

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Starring
Ed Harris
Richard Masur
Rene Auberjonois
Peter Boyle
Miguel Sandoval
Marlee Maitlin
Directed by
Alex Cox
Music
Joe Strummer
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(55:54)
Action 1987 90:43 576i (PAL) 2 4 5
Video
Widescreen 1.85:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, Turkish, Greek
Extras
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Scene Selection Anim & Audio
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