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Angel Has Fallen (2019)

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Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.

Director:

Ric Roman Waugh

Writers:

Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay by), Matt Cook (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... Mike Banning
Frederick Schmidt ... Travis Cole
Danny Huston ... Wade Jennings
Rocci Williams ... Bruno (as Rocci-Boy Williams)
Piper Perabo ... Leah Banning
Harry Ditson ... Neurologist
Linda John-Pierre Linda John-Pierre ... Receptionist
Lance Reddick ... David Gentry
Ori Pfeffer ... Agent Murphy
Morgan Freeman ... President Trumbull
Jasmine Hyde ... CNN Reporter
Ian Porter ... Fox Reporter
Laurel Lefkow ... MSNBC Reporter
Michael Landes ... Sam Wilcox
Mark Arnold ... James Haskell
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Storyline

After the events in the previous film, Secret Service agent Mike Banning finds himself framed for an assassination attempt on the President. Pursued by his own agency and the FBI, Banning races to clear his name and uncover the real terrorist threat which has set its sights on Air Force One. Written by dj_priba

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Loyalty Has Fallen Under Fire See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Like with Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016), Morgan Freeman has openly admitted in interviews that he did this movie mainly for the money. As he explained for the previous two: "Money. It's the third in a series it pays better than the first one. I get to play the president again, I'm in a successful series, I'm working with a guy I really admire and like. It's perfect." When asked whether he still felt "fire in his belly" with regard to acting, he said: "I enjoy it, I still enjoy it. I love making movies, but it's more like smouldering embers now." See more »

Goofs

An aide tells the Vice President that the transfer of power back to a president has never happened in our history. This is incorrect, on July 13, 1985 Ronald Reagan underwent colon cancer surgery while under anesthesia, Vice President George Bush discharged the powers and duties of the presidency during his incapacity, serving as acting president until later that day, when Reagan reclaimed his authority. President George W. Bush underwent a colonoscopy procedure on June 29, 2002, and again on July 21, 2007. Vice President Dick Cheney temporarily became acting president on both occasions then power was transferred back to Bush. See more »

Quotes

Clay Banning: How the fuck did you find me?
Mike Banning: I run security for the president. How do you think? You've been here the last five years. North Carolina before that. Alaska before that.
Clay Banning: You see, that's Big Brother for you.
Mike Banning: No, actually, it was just me wondering if you were still alive.
Clay Banning: Did you do it?
Mike Banning: You'd like it if I did, wouldn't you... dad?
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, there is a humorous scene where Mike and Clay go into a New Age center for personal mind balance therapy. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Indian release features logos for MVP Entertainment and PVR Pictures, the film's native distributors, and partner credits before the actual opening credits begin, and all the profanity has been muted in this release to achieve a U/A rating equivalent to the PG-13 rating. See more »

Connections

Featured in Conan: Gerard Butler (2019) See more »

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Fade Away
Written by Zachary Schaffer (ASCAP) 50/Scott Seiver (ASCAP) 50
Published by ABACO Music Library (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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This Series Has Not Fallen
15 September 2019 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

After looking at my list for this year, there really aren't that many straight forward action films made anymore. But Angel Has Fallen came at the perfect time, end of August/early September when there's not much else out in theaters, at least blockbuster movie wise. While not better than the first entry 'Olympus Has Fallen', it is certainly superior to 'London Has Fallen' from 2016, and it makes for a nice cap to the 'Has Fallen' trilogy. That is, if this is the end to the series. And look, there's a ceiling to Gerard Butler's acting talent, but he's more than serviceable in a role like this and last year's Den of Thieves. Oh and Nick Nolte? He's so dang good in this movie it feels like he's on an entirely different level than everyone else. I'm here for it.

7.0/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Berkshire, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,380,987, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$69,030,436

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$146,661,977
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2.39 : 1
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