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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) | 3 more credits »
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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:

Terremoto: La Falla de San Andrés See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,588,173, 31 May 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$155,190,832

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$473,990,832
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The jet that Daniel & Blake fly in up to San Fransico in a Bombardier Challenger 604 is a fake registration for the movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 2 mins) When Natalie in her Subaru Forester goes off the cliff she still has her seatbelt on. When the car flips one more time, she no longer has any seatbelt on and is holding on to where the windshield was broken out - so that when the car abruptly stops, she is flung into the back cargo area instead of remaining in her seat. See more »

Quotes

Raymond Gaines: I wanna thank you guys for being there for Blake.
Emma Gaines: Yeah, thank you.
Ben Taylor: You're welcome. But it was more like she was there for us. I think.
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A lot of useless story lines
26 August 2015 | by ameliek81See all my reviews

I'm all for stupid/cheesy/lame action movies, but this one seems to have intentionally not put any effort into this at all.

The whole story of the dead daughter is just annoying and doesn't add to the action. I find it actually takes away as it's useless. Also, the whole divorce between the 2 parents. Again, it doesn't add to the story simply distracts from the action. As does the moms boyfriend. We could have done without him. I mean honestly, if he hadn't been in the movie, if the dead daughter storyline was left out, there'd be no difference. The characters would still be the same as would the events.

All these "distractions" I found to be annoying to the point where I couldn't enjoy the movie. Also, a lot of eye rolling dialogue. For example, after Blake is rescued from the car at the beginning, she and the 2 brothers are running in the streets, buildings falling apart all around them, they've seen people get crushed by debris... Ben (the older brother) asks Blake "why do you wear 2 of the same necklaces?" really? I mean, really? groan.

If you don't mind something incredibly predictable with no surprises at all (I'm just an hour into the movie so maybe they'll end up all dying!)then go ahead. I mean, it's still Dwayne Johnson! However, there are better "end of the world" type of movies out there such as The Day After Tomorrow.


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