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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 ... 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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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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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | USA

Language:

English | Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

13 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skyscraper See more »

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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Trivia

The prologue's location is near Duluth, Minnesota. A Duluth Police squad car and a Minnesota State Trooper squad car are parked near each other and are briefly seen before Will Sawyer is first shown. See more »

Goofs

The technicians at the offsite facility are killed by eager henchmen using machine guns. Yet, the majority of the computer equipment is not damaged/destroyed. However the men were firing downward at short range (1 to 4 meters (3-13 feet)), from an elevated position, so unless they were completely inept they'd have no trouble hitting the technicians while missing most of the monitors. Also, the only 'Computer equipment' visible are the monitors, keyboards and phones (there's not even a mouse visible). Probably because the workstations were mounted UNDER the desks (there's certainly none visible ON the desks), and they'd only be dumb terminals anyway, only used to access the mainframe system in the other room. See more »

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[first lines]
[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

Featured in Skyscraper: Sarah Sawyer (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Break in the Clouds
Written by Scott Hutchison, Grant Hutchison, Andy Monaghan, Billy Kennedy, Simon Liddell and Pat Monahan
Performed by Frightened Rabbit
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Film & TV Licensing
Licensing courtesy of Domino Publishing Company of America Inc.
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Stay home and watch Die Hard!
13 July 2018 | by Darth_OsmosisSee all my reviews

It's not actually awful or even bad per se, but it's worse.. yes it's mediocrity defined! It's predictable, rather boring and all the best parts have been shown in the trailers. Dwayne Johnson is good, but can't save this. Sorry!


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