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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)  »

Also Known As:

Terremoto: La Falla de San Andrés  »

Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$155,181,732 (USA) (9 October 2015)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Los Angeles Times, the filmmakers asked Thomas Jordan, USC professor and director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, to review the script. He told the Time, "I gave them free advice, some of which they took - play up 'drop, cover, and hold on' - but much of which they didn't - magnitude 9's are too big for the San Andreas, and it can't produce a big tsunami." See more »

Goofs

When Ray and Emma go back to apologize to the elderly couple, the camera operator is reflected in the old man's glasses, and briefly on the car's window. See more »

Quotes

Lawrence Hayes: [concluding an emergency broadcast] God be with you
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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 »


Soundtracks

Up On The Hollow Hill (Understanding Arthur)
Written by Robert Plant, Justin Adams, Liam Tyson, John Baggott and William Fuller
Performed by Robert Plant
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Big Dumb America
26 August 2015 | by (japan) – See all my reviews

Hilariously dumb and manipulative, it's entertaining on that level alone, although scary in that it's so boarder line that you can't be sure the movie was made with tongue anywhere near cheek, I'm inclined to think not. That this movie is serious, that America needs to feel like a scared kitten rescued by a big stack of muscles. That stack of muscles is Dwayne Johnson and it's hard not to love him. He's kinda good in this, I like him, even when he's part of this manipulative propaganda. The special effects were nice. it kinda flowed, sort of, I guess, lots of plot holes but why bother looking for them when the iq level they're aiming this at is so low you're not supposed to notice. The cheesy flag at the end gives you another good piece of cheese to choke on. If we're going to go down we might as well go down stupid.


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