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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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Babak Najafi

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Creighton Rothenberger (based on characters created by), Katrin Benedikt (based on characters created by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alon Aboutboul ... Aamir Barkawi (as Alon Moni Aboutboul)
Waleed Zuaiter ... Kamran Barkawi
Adel Bencherif ... Raza Mansoor
Mehdi Dehbi ... Sultan Mansoor
Shivani Ghai ... Amal Mansoor
Martin Petrushev Martin Petrushev ... UAV Reaper Pilot
Owen Davis ... JSOC Officer
Gerard Butler ... Mike Banning
Aaron Eckhart ... Benjamin Asher
Michael Wildman ... Agent Voight
Radha Mitchell ... Leah Banning
Lucy Newman-Williams Lucy Newman-Williams ... Aide (as Lucy Newman Williams)
Julian Kostov ... Aide
Stacy Shane ... Stern Faced Advisor
Penny Downie ... 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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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

UK | Bulgaria | USA

Language:

English | Italian | French | Japanese

Release Date:

4 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Has Fallen Sequel See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,635,601, 6 March 2016

Gross USA:

$62,524,260

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$205,754,447
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In the international trailer, a slowed down piano version of "London Bridge is Falling Down" can be heard. See more »

Goofs

Air Force One is usually a VC-25A, the military version of the civilian 747-200B, with has four engines, two on either side of the wings. The aircraft in this movie has two engines (one on either side) and two extra items on the far end of either wing. In addition, the President always exit the left side of the plane because the plane does not have a right-side door. Furthermore, the call-sign Air Force One does not refer to the plane itself. It is assigned to any Air Force aircraft carrying the President. See more »

Quotes

Mike Banning: I don't know about you, but I'm thirsty as fuck.
[drinks up a glass of water]
Mike Banning: Mmm.
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Connections

Referenced in London Has Fallen: Guns, Knives & Explosives (2016) See more »

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Just fine.
27 May 2016 | by Gus21See all my reviews

London Has Fallen is directed by Babak Najafi and include the main cast of Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman. I enjoyed the movie throughout, even though it started off really boring it definitely had some interesting parts here and there. The ending is also quite fun, in a turn-your-brain-off kind of way. What bothered me the most was the editing, which was terrible up until that one-shot sequence at the end, where it finally got a bit better. Gerard Butler is really great on the role, a total badass, even though he was so in a very unrealistic way. The overall character fits with the theme of the movie. Aaron Eckhart is also fine here, as he is in any movie ever. I think this actor is terribly underrated and overlooked no matter what role he is playing. The CGI is pretty underwhelming, they should have increased the budget from the first movie, which was also better in almost every aspect than this sequel. London Has Fallen is not made to be over analyzed, it is just a fun action meaningless, suspenseful and to a point unnecessary movie that's made for 90's action movie fans to enjoy.


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