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Olympus Has Fallen

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Olympus Has Fallen


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When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: Olympus), disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the president and prevent an even greater catastrophe.
Statement of Responsibility: FilmDistrict and Millennium Films present ; an Antoine Fuqua film ; a Nu Image, Gerard Butler Alan Siegel Entertainment production ; produced by Antoine Fuqua, Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel, Ed Cathell III, Danny Lerner, Mark Gill ; written by Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt ; directed by Antoine Fuqua
Title: Olympus has fallen
[videorecording]
Publisher: Culvert City, CA :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 119 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
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A load of crap.... don't bother.

Report This Mar 23, 2014
  • strider643 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

One of the dumbest inane movies I've ever seen. After 10 minutes I had to turn it off it was so bad. Not recommended.

Report This Mar 22, 2014
  • movie20 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

A lot of action and violence, for sure, but lacking in script and logic and story content. Unlike the other comments, I much preferred White House Down. A much better story and action thriller.

Report This Mar 19, 2014
  • jescar82 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

One of the best action movies I've ever seen, way better than "White House Down"

Report This Mar 05, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This movie is superior to "White House Down"; but, strikingly similar. Gerard Butler is more believable and grittier than Channing Tatum as the hero and the circumstances are more realistic. Characters motivations are questionable: why aren't the Seals in their helicopters called off when admin is warned about the artillery in the hands of the terrorists? - does the director merely want to create more bloodshed and explosions? The movie is brutally violent. The villains are utterly ruthless and the hero is savage in his own attacks. The blood and bodies everywhere and a number of cold-blooded executions made this audience member feel no sympathy for the enemies.

Report This Feb 20, 2014
  • jackandbean rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Probably the best action film of the last five years, it had awesome action scenes and reminded me of the original die hard. The lead actor is the best action star as of now! If you don't like violence get movies from disney!

Report This Feb 19, 2014
  • wiley rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This movie will most certainly not stand the test of time. Want an action movie? See Skyfall. Want a better movie? Watch Invictus.

The utterly preposterous plot elements keep piling up in service to keeping the fantasy going (that of there's only that one guy who can save us all). It would have been okay as mindless if violent entertainment, but some of these stupid plot elements took a lot to swallow, even if all you wanted to do at that particular time was to watch some move. When putting a hold on this dvd, I was swayed by the big names on the cover, but I guess big names is no guarantee of good writing.

Inane plot everyone in the movie other than the one "Hero" (who though and American speaks with and English accent) is depicted as a spineless idiot The President ,The Military Chief of Staff and the Secretary of Defense all give up the codes to blow up are entire nuclear arsenal. The United States is not totally destroyed only because the hero aborts the program at the last second but the President stays in office and is depicted as a hero despite almost killing everyone in the United States

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Report This Sep 21, 2013
  • Ranie_Elias rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A group of Asian Terrorist kills several dozen people who works at the White House while the brutally kidnapped the President and torture him....A former bodyguard alone tries to rescue him and save the country....

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Report This Dec 26, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Mike Banning (walking out of the White House, ravaged by the defeated warmonger Kang and his terrorists, with The President): "Sorry about the house, sir." President Benjamin Asher: "It's okay. I believe it's insured."

Report This Dec 15, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

Report This Dec 14, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“Those who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.”-Ben Franklin

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When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger disaster.Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo, Rick Yune

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