White House Down (2013) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.

    - Written by Columbia Pictures
  • John Cale is a policeman and former serviceman who wants to be a Secret Service Agent cause he hopes it can bring him and his estranged daughter together because she is a big fan of the President. When he goes for his interview, he brings his daughter along. But the person who interviews him, knows him and tells him he just lacks some of the requirements needed to be an agent. So he goes to get his daughter to leave but when someone asks them if they want to go on a tour of the White House she accepts. Later there's an explosion and some of the men working kill the security and go to the armory to get more weapons. And they proceed to take over the White House. When the President hears what's going on, the Secret Service man in charges decides to take him to the bunker but when they get there, he kills everybody and points a gun at the President. Cale is being held in a room by some men with guns. His daughter stepped out to go to the bathroom. Cale then gets away to find her. But he hears what's going on in the bunker and saves the President and takes him away. The Secret Service man tells the others to get the President alive cause they need him to carry out their plans. Cale tries to get the President out but must also save his daughter.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • The North-American President James Sawyer proposes a global peace plan frustrating the arms industry. Meanwhile Capitol security agent John Cale had made an application for the secret service to protect the president and travels for an interview with Agent Finnerty in Washington with his eleven year-old daughter Emily. Cale is not accepted and he goes with Emily on a tour in the White House. Out of the blue, the White House is invaded and overtaken by a terrorist group led by Stenz, and Cale fights against the paramilitary group to save his daughter and the president while disclosing high treason and coup d'état sponsored by the arms industry.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

    - Written by Anonymous


John Cale (Channing Tatum) is a United States Capitol Police officer assigned to Speaker of the House of Representatives Eli Raphelson (Richard Jenkins) after Cale saved Raphelson's nephew's life during a tour in Afghanistan...

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