• San Andreas (2015)

San Andreas

Release Date: May 29th, 2015

PG-13 |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

A seemingly ideal day turns disastrous when California's notorious San Andreas fault triggers a devastating, magnitude 9 earthquake, the largest in recorded history. As the Earth cracks open and buildings start to crumble, Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson), an LAFD search-and-rescue helicopter pilot, must navigate the destruction from Los Angeles to San Francisco to bring his estranged wife (Carla Gugino) and their only daughter (Alexandra Daddario) to safety.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Paul Giamatti, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson

Director: Brad Peyton

Genres: Adventure , Thriller , Action

Production Co: New Line Cinema, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Intense, Car, Family, Wife, Escape, 2010s, Rescue, Survival, Emotional, Gripping, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    The movie is at its strongest when it integrates family dynamics into the plot rather than indulging in extreme couples therapy. show more

  • 40
    John HazeltonScreen International

    The very earnest human drama fits awkwardly into the action and isn’t helped by some unconvincing performances and weak dialogue. show more

  • 68
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    There are big, loud entertainments like “Mad Max: Fury Road” that I find myself enjoying even with my critical-thinking cap on, and then there are movies like San Andreas that somehow go straight to my lizard brain; this movie’s dumb, and its portrayal of urban devastation borders on the pornographic, but I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t entertained. show more

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