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San Andreas (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 29 May 2015 (USA)
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In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.

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In San Andreas, California is experiencing a statewide earthquake that goes on record as easily the biggest earthquake in history. Dwayne Johnson plays Ray Gaines, a helicopter rescue pilot for the Los Angeles Fire Department, who is trying to find his daughter, Blake (Alexandra Daddario), who is in San Francisco amidst the chaos. Ray's estranged wife, Emma, is forced to turn to Ray for help, as he is her last resort. Together they journey to save their daughter. Written by The Twiz

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A rescue pilot survived an earthquake, this is what happens next


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Rated PG-13 for intense disaster action and mayhem throughout, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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29 May 2015 (USA)  »

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Terremoto: La Falla de San Andrés  »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$54,588,173 (USA) (29 May 2015)

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$155,181,732 (USA) (9 October 2015)
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Trivia

This is the third time that Dwayne Johnson plays a father figure to a character that is in a popular movie franchise. The first time was in Race to Witch Mountain (2009) to Alexander Ludwig who appeared in The Hunger Games (2012) etcetera, the second time in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) to Josh Hutcherson who also appeared in The Hunger Games, and this movie to Alexandra Daddario who appeared in movies about Percy Jackson. See more »

Goofs

After leaving an electrical store in Chinatown, the trio try to make it to Coit Tower. They are seen walking north on Hyde Street which is a 0.5 mile detour. They then refer to Lombard Street as Lombard Avenue. See more »

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[last lines]
Emma Gaines: So, what now?
Raymond Gaines: [Rescue helicopters fly overheard. An American flag unfurls] Now, we rebuild.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits scroll with a bend at the top and bottom of the screen, as though they are on a rotating seismograph drum. Seismic lines, increasing in intensity, can be seen on the left side of the frame. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: San Andreas/Aloha (2015) See more »

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Written by Ali Payami, Shellback (as Johan Schuster), Max Martin and Taylor Swift
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Hey, Californians! - It's "Duck & Cover" Time!
3 December 2016 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

(*Most moronic movie-quote of all*) - "Now... We rebuild."

Yes. I know that this was "just-a-movie" - (But, all the same) - Whether this was a story about a natural catastrophe or about a vicious terrorist attack - I would have seriously thought that by now (especially after the horrific reality of 9/11) that the American people would have had "enough already" when it came to having buildings coming crashing down on their heads.

But, I guess, this doesn't appear to be the case - As is evident here in this movie of total mass destruction.

And, if this wasn't puzzling and peculiar enough as it is..... When our courageous, jock-hero, Ray uttered the line - "Now... We rebuild." (as the American flag was being flagrantly waved in our faces) - To think that after such a devastating disaster as the one that just occurred (which levelled countless skyscrapers and, no doubt, caused the deaths of millions) - There was any rational thought of actually building again on the same shaky ground - Well - That, to me, has got to be the ultimate moment of sheer human stupidity, if there ever was one.


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