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London Has Fallen (2016)

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In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Aamir Barkawi (as Alon Moni Aboutboul)
... Kamran Barkawi
... Raza Mansoor
... Sultan Mansoor
... Amal Mansoor
Martin Petrushev ... UAV Reaper Pilot
... JSOC Officer
... Mike Banning
... Benjamin Asher
... Agent Voight
... Leah Banning
Lucy Newman-Williams ... Aide (as Lucy Newman Williams)
... Aide
... Stern Faced Advisor
... Home Secretary Rose Kenter
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Storyline

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. Written by Anonymous

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Prepare for bloody hell. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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4 March 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Olympus Has Fallen 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,635,601, 6 March 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$62,524,260

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$205,754,447
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Trivia

The jogging sequence at the start of the film, was filmed in Kensington Gardens in central London. See more »

Goofs

Despite multiple major bombings close by, when the presidential motorcade attempts to get away, some shots show people walking around as if nothing had happened. See more »

Quotes

Benjamin Asher: We should go for the embassy.
Mike Banning: No, they'll be expecting that. There's an MI6 safehouse near here. I have a contact there. We go there, we wait it out, and we get an extraction.
Benjamin Asher: Do you trust them?
Mike Banning: Yeah.
[indicating a dead terrorist who was posing as a police officer]
Mike Banning: The fact is, every single one of these guys is a terrorist asshole until proven otherwise. The only person you trust right now is me, okay?
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Referenced in De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #9.15 (2016) See more »

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Suspend your disbelief - it's only a movie
13 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film for what it is - yes, none of it's really that plausible, and yes, it's riddled with as many holes in the plot as there are bullet holes the President's Land Rover. Oh, and yes, it's one sided and terribly patriotic - if you're an American - but remember, it's only a film, and a Hollywood Tinsel Town film at that.

Significantly perhaps, as I watched The President face up to the plot against him, I kept wondering... "what would Donald do in such circumstances?" Let's hope he's not taking notes.

The naysayer membership here at IMDb who gave this film 1/10 are missing the point entirely. Like most of what is spewed out by Hollywood, it's all fiction and fantasy held together by as much implausibility as the producers can get away with, and I think most intelligent audiences will get that.

Ah, but "what about the less intelligent movie goer?" you might ask. Well, dress it up as much as you like and these people will never get the irony of such a picture. They've also probably made up their minds as to who's side they're on anyway - and no liberal, limp-wristed Hollywood alternative will convince them they're backing the wrong team.

So I encourage you to watch "London Has Fallen" if you get the chance, and if you can, enjoy your place in the Free World to make up your own mind...


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