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Skyscraper (2018)

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A security expert must infiltrate a burning skyscraper, 225 stories above ground, when his family is trapped inside by criminals.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Will Sawyer
Neve Campbell ... Sarah Sawyer
Chin Han ... Zhao Long Ji
Roland Møller ... Kores Botha
Noah Taylor ... Mr. Pierce
Byron Mann ... Inspector Wu
Pablo Schreiber ... Ben
McKenna Roberts ... Georgia Sawyer
Noah Cottrell ... Henry Sawyer
Hannah Quinlivan ... Xia
Adrian Holmes ... Ajani Okeke
Elfina Luk ... Sergeant Han
Kevin Rankin ... Ray
Gretal Montgomery Gretal Montgomery ... Ray's Wife
Jett Klyne ... Ray's Son
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Storyline

FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who are trapped inside the building - above the fire line. Written by ahmetkozan

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Don't Look Down. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The second collaboration between Dwayne Johnson and Rawson Marshall Thurber, the first being the film Central Intelligence (2016). See more »

Goofs

At the time from when Will escaped via Ray's house window to when he escaped from the police on motorcycle to get to the building, none of the building, signage and streets resemble that of Kowloon. The roads appears to be too sparsely populated to resemble the vastly populated city near the skyscraper. See more »

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[first lines] Attention all units, attention all units, probable of domestic situation with hostage situation. 10-24, officer down. Perp is a caucasian male, no known priors. Considered extremely dangerous. Proceed with caution.: [over the radio] Attention all units, attention all units, probable of domestic situation with hostage situation. 10-24, officer down. Perp is a caucasian male, no known priors. Considered extremely dangerous. Proceed with caution.
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Crazy Credits

When the title is shown on screen in the opening credits, it's shown vertically alongside the Pearl building. This also happens in the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) See more »

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Skyscraper
Written by Steve Jablonsky
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100% What You See is What You Get!
14 August 2018 | by parduet77See all my reviews

Well, I was not expecting a Cannes Film Festival breakout, or Academy Award contender. To all those reviews that say the movie is cliched, predictable, just another Die Hard knock off... WTF were you expecting!? This movie delivered on the action, and the skyscraper was very, very cool! Yes the acting was not deep, but it was not bad either...The Rock looks great whatever he does, I mean come on people, Arnold and Stallone were not Shakespearean actors either!! I have seen literally hundreds of " Mediocre" action flicks, and this one ranks a point or two higher IMO. If you want to kick back and watch a mostly mindless, ridiculous, silly, and fun action movie, then you will enjoy this one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

13 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Hong Kong See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,905,015, 15 July 2018

Gross USA:

$68,420,120

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$304,868,961
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2.39 : 1
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