Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.
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
This movie offers strong roles for women who are portrayed as smart, tough and resilient. Alexandra Daddario reveals, "I do consider myself to be a smart, tough girl. Growing up when I was younger, I didn't feel all that tough or smart or strong. As I got older, I was able to discover my own strength. It's really amazing when you discover how strong you actually are and what you really can accomplish. I'm 29 now and I'm reaching that point where I see what I can do. I feel confident and strong and powerful, and that's an amazing feeling. Being able to portray a character like this is even more amazing and to do it authentically is quite a wonderful feeling. It's wonderful that we're portraying women in this way so that young women can see that women actually are strong and capable of accomplishing all kinds of things." See more »
Almost at the end of the movie, when the main characters are in a rescue shelter point settled down at Battery Spencer, an actual spot for views of the Golden Gate Bridge, at the background the Sun appears to be setting, but as the alignment of the bridge is South-North, it's impossible from this view the Sun sets that way -nor even in Winter-.
From this spot, the Sun always sets at right. See more »
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 »
I had been waiting to see this with much anticipation and what a complete let down. I can honestly say I have not seen such an awful film for a long time. After watching San Andres Fault by mistake I was so hopeful that nothing could be quite as bad as that. I was wrong. I know it's a big blockbuster and made to leave the viewer in awe, but I just laughed at it. My partner and I sat and said what was going to happen next and it did. The plot was dire from the start and I was kind of hoping the film would end before it had even got half way through it. Why do they always have Brits in American films who sound like they are so posh? Totally not called for. The acting was OK and I like Dwayne Johnson, but this was beneath him. The most ridiculous film in years.
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