White House Down

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Brief Synopsis: "Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country."

Overall Ranking: 1863 (Rank from 2013: # 109)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 21.05%
Regular 31.58%
Half-Popped 42.11%
Stale 5.26%
Burnt 0%


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Chris of This Is Madness100(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10189(full review)
Dave Examines Movies87(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84
Paul Perkins80
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews71(full review)
Colin Flanagan70(full review)
Minnesota Man70(full review)
FilmHamster61(full review)
Dan O'Neill60(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik60(full review)
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews58(full review)
Bryan Lienesch56 - Unlike 'Olympus Has Fallen', the first some-crazy-people-have-inexplicably-taken-the-White-House flick this year, 'White House Down' KNOWS its premise is just a tad bit preposterous. And so it has some fun with that.
Angry Vader52(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman50 - Typical Roland Emmerich.
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Sober Film Critic James Brown43(full review)
Patrick Devitt30

People Involved

  • Channing Tatum (Cale)
  • Jamie Foxx (President James Sawyer)
  • Joey King (Finnerty)
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal (Finnerty)
  • Richard Jenkins (Raphelson)
  • James Woods (Walker)
  • Nicolas Wright (Donnie the Guide)
  • Jimmi Simpson (Tyler)
  • Michael Murphy (Vice President Hammond)
  • Rachelle Lefevre (Melanie)
  • Lance Reddick (General Caulfield)
  • Matt Craven (Agent Kellerman)
  • Jake Weber (Agent Hope)
  • Peter Jacobson (Wallace)
  • (Director)
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  • Roland Emmerich (Director)