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Big Game (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | 26 June 2015 (USA)
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A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the United States when Air Force One is shot down near his campsite.

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Morris
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Vice President
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Hazar
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General Underwood
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Tapio
Risto Salmi ...
Hamara
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Herbert
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Safari Pilot
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Otis
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Dexter / Navy Seal 2
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Clay
Erik Markus Schuetz ...
Stanley
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When Air Force One is shot down by terrorists leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness, there is only one person around who can save him - a 13-year old boy called Oskari. In the forest on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk, Oskari had been planning to track down a deer, but instead discovers the most powerful man on the planet in an escape pod. With the terrorists closing in to capture their own "Big Game" prize, the unlikely duo must team up to escape their hunters. As anxious Pentagon officials observe the action via satellite feed, it is up to the President and his new side-kick to prove themselves and survive the most extraordinary 24 hours of their lives. Written by Production

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Big Action. Big Adventure. See more »

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Action | Adventure

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Rated PG - 13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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26 June 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Big Game - Caccia al presidente  »

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€8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,909 (USA) (26 June 2015)

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$16,909 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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There are a couple of music cues from "Alien" used when Oskari discovers and opens the escape pod. See more »

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When boy shakes hand with his father from one angle of camera he uses right hand but when angle changes they shake left hands. See more »

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Herbert: To the best of our knowledge, at this moment in time, the President is not assassinated. We do know that the evac was triggered. Maybe that's what they wanted. To capture him, to take him alive.
CIA Director: Goddammit, so they can show off their trophy and make demands.
Herbert: Or get the world watching before they behead him and stick it on their Facebook page.
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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Great Big Fun. Big Time.
29 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't understand all the haters out there hating on this one. It brings the cinema back to life the way other gratuitous movies like Armageddon, Goonies and The Rock did. It's a mix of Spielberg and Roland Emmerich. It's big, it's fun, adventurous and endearing, total adventure escapism, the way good movies should be. The cinematography is beyond astounding, and 1/2 the acting is really good. But, 1/2 the acting is really, really bad unfortunately, especially Samuel Jackson and his entourage. I kind of feel bad for Samuel Jackson in a way. It's only been recently that I haven't wished for or expected him to say some pulp fiction gangster lines in every scene. Somehow he looks depressed in this movie. Maybe because he can't say some bad-ass gangster lines? I would kill to see a pulp fiction spin off of his character, maybe roaming the world like Cain from Kung-Fu and, like the A-Team, doing good things and saving people. Or, glorious abandon, his pulp fiction character meeting up with the A-Team? Only in my dreams.


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