London Has Fallen

Western intelligence services of the G8 track down Pakistani arms dealer Aamir Barkawi (Alon Moni Aboutboul) as the mastermind behind several terrorist attacks, and authorize an American drone strike on Barkawi's compound, apparently killing Barkawi and his family.

Two years later, UK Prime Minister James Wilson suddenly dies, and arrangements are made for the Western world leaders to attend his funeral in London. Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs (Angela Bassett) assigns agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), a close friend of US President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), to lead Asher's security detail while overseas, even though Banning's wife Leah (Radha Mitchell) is due to give birth to their child in a few weeks. The entourage arrives via Air Force One at Stansted Airport, and Banning pushes their arrival at the Somerset House in London via Marine One earlier. As Asher's Presidential State Car arrives at St Paul's Cathedral, a series of coordinated attacks by terrorists disguised as London Metropolitan Police, the Queen's Guardsmen, and other first responders erupts, killing the other Western leaders, damaging or destroying major landmarks and generating mass panic. Asher's early arrival has thrown the attack on him at St. Paul's off-guard, and Banning is able to rescue Asher and Jacobs and rushes them back to Marine One. As the helicopter and its escorts takes off, terrorists fire Stinger missiles at them, destroying the escorts and forcing the damaged helicopter to crash-land in Hyde Park. Banning and Asher suffer only minor wounds, but Jacobs is fatally injured, and she makes Banning promise to get back at whomever did this. Banning quickly escorts Asher into the London Underground as the city's power is lost and people take shelter in their homes. Read more on Wikipedia.

MPAA Rating:R
Genre:Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country:Bulgaria, United Kingdom, United States
Produced By:John Thompson, Avi Lerner, Veselin Karadjov, Heidi Jo Markel, Guy Avshalom, Peter Heslop, Lonnie Ramati, Alan Siegel, Gerard Butler, Danielle Robinson, Matthew O'Toole, Boaz Davidson, Daniel Kaslow, Zygi Kamasa, Valentin Dimitrov, Trevor Short, Dileep Singh Rathore, Christine Otal, Mark Gill, Les Weldon
Directed By:Babak Najafi
Written By:Christian Gudegast, Creighton Rothenberger, Chad St. John, Katrin Benedikt
Cast:Tim Woodward, Scott Mahoney, Terry Randall, Mehdi Dehbi, Alex Giannini, Ginny Holder, Owen Davis, Angela Bassett, Guna Gultniece, Anton Poriazov, Charlotte Riley, Julia Montgomery Brown, Martin Petrushev, Terence Beesley, Santi Scinelli, Adel Bencherif, Melissa Leo, Guy Williams, Elsa Mollien, Nikesh Patel, Penny Downie, Morgan Freeman, Michael Haydon, Radha Mitchell, Gerard Butler, Tsuwayuki Saotome, Stacy Shane, Jorge Leon Martinez, Anthony Milton, Jim Maidment, Sonia Mason, Raj Awasti, Nancy Baldwin, Andrew Pleavin, Philip Howard, Ricky Rajpal, Kemi-Bo Jacobs, Krasen Belev, Waleed Zuaiter, Lucy Newman-Williams, Michael Dickins, Michael Wildman, Robert Forster, Nick Donald, Bryan Larkin, Colin Salmon, Sadao Ueda, Julian Kostov, Alon Aboutboul, Laura Bernardeschi, Bern Collaco, Scott Sparrow, Deborah Grant, Shivani Ghai, Jean Baptiste Fillon, Nigel Whitmey, Mihail Bilalov, Alexander Cooper, Sean O'Bryan, Jason Nicholls, Aaron Eckhart, Joe Fidler, Mac Pietowski, Dimitar Ilkov, Dilyana Bouklieva, Simon Harrison, Philip Delancy, Jackie Earle Haley, Bron James, Patrick Kennedy, Boyan Anev, Sava Dragunchev
In Theaters:Mar 04, 2016
Runtime:1 hour 39 minutes
Production:Millennium Films, G-BASE, LHF Film
Box Office:$62,524,260
Available On:Amazon, Itunes, Netflix, Vudu

London Has Fallen

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