Olympus Has Fallen

2013

Olympus Has Fallen

Critics Consensus

It's far from original, but Olympus Has Fallen benefits from Antoine Fuqua's tense direction and a strong performance from Gerard Butler -- which might just be enough for action junkies.

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When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger crisis. Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) directs an all-star cast featuring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd and Rick Yune. (c) FilmDistrict

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Gerard Butler
as Mike Banning
Aaron Eckhart
as President Benjamin Asher
Morgan Freeman
as Speaker Trumbull
Angela Bassett
as Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs
Melissa Leo
as Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan
Ashley Judd
as Margaret Asher
Robert Forster
as General Edward Clegg
Phil Austin
as Vice President Charlie Rodriguez
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