Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen is a 2013 American action thriller film. Directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt, it stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman, with Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Cole Hauser, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo, Dylan McDermott, Radha Mitchell, and Rick Yune in supporting roles. The film depicts a North Korean-led guerrilla assault on the White House, and focuses on disgraced Secret Service agent Mike Banning's (Butler) efforts to rescue the President (Eckhart). The film was released on March 22, 2013, by FilmDistrict and earned $170 million against a $70 million production budget. It received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Fuqua's direction and Butler's performance, but criticized the violence and screenplay. Olympus Has Fallen was one of two films released in 2013 that dealt with a terrorist attack on the White House; the other was White House Down. A sequel titled London Has Fallen was released on March 4, 2016, with the principal cast members reprising their roles. Another sequel, Angel Has Fallen, is in the works.

Production: FilmDistrict
  1 win & 5 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
41
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
R
Year:
2013
119
$98,600,000
Website
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