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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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Brad Peyton

Writers:

Carlton Cuse (screenplay), Andre Fabrizio (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Raymond Gaines
Carla Gugino ... Emma Gaines
Alexandra Daddario ... Blake Gaines
Ioan Gruffudd ... Daniel Riddick
Archie Panjabi ... Serena Johnson
Paul Giamatti ... Dr. Lawrence Hayes
Hugo Johnstone-Burt ... Ben Taylor
Art Parkinson ... Ollie Taylor
Will Yun Lee ... Dr. Kim Park
Kylie Minogue ... Susan Riddick
Colton Haynes ... Joby O'Leary
Todd Williams ... Marcus
Matt Gerald ... Harrison
Alec Utgoff ... Alexi
Marissa Neitling ... Phoebe
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Storyline

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 amid-st 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 ahmetkozan

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San Andreas. We always knew this day would come. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,588,173, 31 May 2015

Gross USA:

$155,190,832

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$473,990,832
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The first thing Alexandra Daddario thought of when she was auditioning for this role was how she grew up in New York City and was in Manhattan during 9/11. "That was really the only thing that I related to as far as a disaster on a grand scale," says Daddario. "It was really interesting to see on that day and in the weeks afterwards how people came together, what they were able to do for each other, and what I found myself feeling, thinking, and doing for the people around me, whether it was strangers on the street or my own family. I really related to it in that way. All the things that you worry about on a day-to-day basis drop away. They don't matter." See more »

Goofs

The flight distance directly from LA to San Francisco is 347 nautical miles, well beyond the range of a Bell 205 helicopter (+/- 300 miles) without refueling, and that doesn't include the additional distance for the inexplicable diversion over Bakersfield or the unexplained trip to "maintenance" over rural LA County just before the quake. See more »

Quotes

Ollie Taylor: [waving goodbye to Blake] I can't wait to be 20.
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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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Best disaster movie in 19 years

Los Angeles, San Francisco and even Hoover Dam in Nevada is getting wasted by series of huge earthquakes, which are caused by the San Andreas fault zone – thank god, we have Dwayne Johnson!

San Andreas is that kind of "blow your brains out and hold on!" -destruction porn, what I have waited for 19 years, since Independence Day. It is really f**n entertaining and I love'd every second of the ride.

Also the 3D is created well – even though stereoscopic effect is generated afterwards in digital post-production.

There are dozens of stupid and illogical takes and sequences that makes you face palm yourself, but the fact is, that San Andreas is just awesome disaster movie.


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