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San Andreas (2015)

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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 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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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The San Andreas Fault is a National Natural Landmark (NNL). Its designation as a landmark can be viewed at DeRose Vineyards in Hollister, California. See more »

Goofs

When Blake and Daniel land at the airport in Oakland, two factual errors appear. First, "Oakland Municipal Airport" no longer exists - it is Oakland International Airport. Second, the view of the airport actually features the old control tower at San Francisco International Airport, on the other side of San Francisco Bay. See more »

Quotes

Lawrence Hayes: [concluding an emergency broadcast] God be with you
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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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It was like the best part of every action/disaster movie for 2 hours
1 June 2015 | by funkyfresh91See all my reviews

Yes, The Rock says every single clichéd action movie line I can remember. And yes, every one is hilariously predictable.

Yes, the hot girl is wet and her cleavage is showing for most of the movie.

Yes, every shot is crammed with mind-numbing amounts of CGI. Normally that bothers me, in this movie it just works. If you see it in 3D you will be drooling.

Go see it right now, seeing this in theaters is the absolute best waste of 2 hours you will spend all year, and I am extremely confident that you will have fun.

Remember that moment in Independence Day when the aliens blew up the white house? or in the Dark Knight when batman flips the whole 18 wheeler front-ways with his motorcycle? or how about when the entire city of London was demolished in GI Joe Retaliation? the handful of cool scenes in that weird Godzilla reboot?

San Andreas is basically 2 hours of jaw-dropping destruction, epic sequences, death scenes, and interspersed one-liners. It's great. I'd watch the whole thing again right now.

See it while it's in theaters. Don't think about it, just go.


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