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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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Trivia

This is the third film featuring Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino (Faster (2010) & Race to Witch Mountain (2009) ). The third film featuring Matt Gerald and Dwayne Johnson (Faster & G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) ). The second film featuring Carla Gugino and Matt Gerald (Faster). The second film to feature Dwayne Johnson, Matt Gerald and Carla Gugino. The second film to feature Dwayne Johnson and Janell Islas (Furious 7 (2015) ). See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, the camera pans down to the cup holder as Natalie is reaching for her phone, and the automatic transmission selector is obviously in Park. See more »

Quotes

Margie: I told you we should've gone the other way.
Herb: Because you knew this was gonna happen?
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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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Archipelago
Written by Will Holland
Performed by Quantic
Courtesy of Tru Thoughts Recordings
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A film that missed the disaster movie era.
6 January 2016 | by (Bangkok, Thailand) – See all my reviews

Director Brad Peyton and Dwayne "The Rock" Johonson pair up again in the earthquake disaster flick 'San Andreas,' named after the fault line that runs across California.

This is not as bad as I was expecting. I've never been a huge fan of the disaster movie genre, with such films as 'Day After Tomorrow' (2004) and '2012' (2009) usually falling flat in terms of scientific reality vs. Hollywood sensationalism. It's not very well acted per se, but you don't watch something like this for the characterization the actors try and portray in their roles. The plot is VERY basic... earthquakes happen, disaster ensues. No twists or turns in the road but it's not boring by any means. Does the gigantic Tsunami in the San Fransisco bay area make sense? No not at all, but it is entertaining for a disaster flick (most Tsunami's are only .5 meters to 2 meters in height in the open ocean, it is their speed, not their height that makes them so large as they approach the shore).

I wouldn't go so far as to give this film much acclaim, but if you are the type of person who enjoys watching buildings collapse, explosions going off, and people dying in generally horrible ways, then this will be your type of film.

4/10


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