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White House Down

(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
White House Down
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While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Publisher: Culver City, CA :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2013]
ISBN: 0107142201
9780107142209
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
NTSC,rda
1 videodisc (132 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Foerster, Anna J. cinematographer.
Wolfe, Adam editor of moving image work.
Kloser, Harald 1956-, composer (expression)
Wanker, Thomas 1973-, composer (expression)
Craven, Matt actor.
Reddick, Lance actor.
Wright, Nicolas actor.
King, Joey 1999-, actor.
Weber, Jake 1964-, actor.
Lefevre, Rachelle actor.
Murphy, Michael 1938-, actor.
Woods, James 1947-, actor.
Jenkins, Richard 1947-, actor.
Clarke, Jason 1969-, actor.
Gyllenhaal, Maggie 1977-, actor.
Foxx, Jamie actor.
Tatum, Channing film producer, actor.
Emmerich, Roland film director.
Kalogridis, Laeta producer.
Franco, Larry J. producer.
Vanderbilt, James screenwriter, producer.
Fischer, Bradley J. producer.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) film distributor.
Centropolis Entertainment (Firm) production company.
Mythology Entertainment (Firm) production company.

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Jan 25, 2015
  • LauraSteinert rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Now this was fun. Blow it up, shot em up romp. Holes in 200 year old walls, broken Ming Dynasty vases, holes in hand woven silk carpets--total destruction of a world famous structure or two--and an inside look at some of the secrets of the US palace we call the White House. FUN.

Jan 16, 2015
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I really don't like how soft the gunshots sounded throughout this explosions festival.Good sound design is extremely important for such a violent action/adventure film from Hollywood period.The director of this film knows this but he clearly dropped the ball on this issue and that's totally inexcusable coming from him considering his directorial resume,BUT I DIGRESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dec 29, 2014
  • ChristineT_RPL rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this film. It is a great combination of action, comedy and an interesting story. It is fair to say that this will not win any Academy awards for dramatics but if you are looking for to relax and watch a fun movie this is for you. In classic Roland Emmerich style there are some magnificent explosions. Director Emmerich took the chance to shoot up, blow up and burn down as much of the majestic White House as possible. There were times that I cringed as I watched bullet holes tear through priceless art and fire burn through heirloom tapestries. It even hurt to see the wallpaper get destroyed. My favourite sequence was when a helicopter tail rotor blade tears through the ceiling and comes within inches of a characters face. The chemistry between Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum was wonderful; it feels as though they have been friends for many years. If you are looking for an action packed, funny movie with endearing characters; I recommend White House Down.

Dec 02, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

F – terrible. This is a movie geared for 15 year olds, which begs the question, why isn’t it a movie about killing the president of Nintendo, Xbox or Playstation!!!! At least make it relevant for them, oh no!! No more video games!!!!.......Everything is lousy in this movie, the story, the chemistry, the action, the characters, etc…Don’t waste your time with this one.

Oct 09, 2014
  • Quimeras rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This was just an excuse to blow things up.

A silly but fun popcorn movie!

Watch for the funny maneuver the President has the Marine One pilots execute at the beginning!

Really entertaining!

Aug 04, 2014
  • gurujr rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Excellent pop corn movie. Suspend believability. The action is another character in the movie. Jamie Fox as President might be more popular than Obama at this time.

Jul 14, 2014
  • QED rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Lot's of shoot 'em up and one liners! Worth taking the 132 minutes to watch it.

Jul 13, 2014
  • GreenBean1214 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

An okay way to pass a few hours. Some aspects really pushed the boundaries of credibility (really? the press would actually jeopardize a hostage's safety by repeatedly announcing her name?). After watching, you probably won't remember the plot but that's par for an action movie.

Jul 13, 2014
  • kolarte59 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A good action movie to just enjoy. Favorite part was the front lawn. Who wouldn't want to try it?

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Jan 26, 2014
  • csmo rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

It`s Die Hard does the White House with sightly different characters.

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Feb 22, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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

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