White House Down

It Will Start Like Any Other Day.

White House Down
Retreading similar ground to Olympus Has Fallen, this high-action film looks at what happens when a paramilitary group takes over the White House. An off-duty policeman on a tour with his daughter gets caught up in the action and decided to lend a helping hand.

127 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Action, Drama, Thriller.
My abs are much better than his!
My abs are much better than his!


Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, James Woods
Roland Emmerich
ScreenplayJames Vanderbilt
MusicHarald Kloser, Thomas Wanker
CinematographyAnna Foerster
EditingAdam Wolfe
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
Made in2013
Produced byMythology Entertainment, Centropolis Entertainment, Iron Horse Entertainment

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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
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22 critics
Rottentomatoes critics
54 critics
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWhite House Down benefits from Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx's sharp comedic chemistry, but director Roland Emmerich smothers it with narrative clichés and relentless, choppily edited action.

Average .. 51%



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