• London Has Fallen (2016)

London Has Fallen

Release Date: March 4th, 2016

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2016

R |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

After the death of the British prime minister, the world's most powerful leaders gather in London to pay their respects. Without warning, terrorists unleash a devastating attack that leaves the city in chaos and ruins. Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) springs into action to bring U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) to safety. When Asher falls into the hands of the sinister organization, it's up to Banning to save his commander in chief from a horrible fate.

Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Alon Aboutboul, Radha Mitchell, Charlotte Riley, Patrick Kennedy

Director: Babak Najafi

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Millennium Films Inc., G-BASE

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Intense, 2010s, Car, Quest, Brooding, Emotional, Survival, Pursuit, London, Rescue

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    While not nearly as elaborate, nor as visually sophisticated as the last Mission: Impossible outing or the most recent Bonds, London Has Fallen is actually more plausible at its core, if not in its details, which is partly why it succeeds in laying claim to an audience's attention for the entirety of its swift running time. show more

  • 40
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Creepy “send them back to Fuckheadistan” sentiment overwhelms London Has Fallen’s guilty pleasures, its meaty violence and xenophobic nastiness giving the cheddar an unpleasant aftertaste. show more

  • 35

    Iranian-born director Babak Najafi (“Sebbe”) and the four credited screenwriters... make things move fast enough to keep you awake, but not fast enough to finesse its plot absurdities past an alert viewer’s mind. show more

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