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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Channing Tatum
Jamie Foxx
James Woods
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Lance Reddick
Richard Jenkins
Directors
Roland Emmerich
Screenwriters
James Vanderbilt
Running Time
131 minutes

White House Down
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White House Down

Plot
On the dawn of a historic peace treaty, Capitol police operative John Cale (Tatum) takes his daughter on a tour of the White House. Naturally, scumbags crash it, and Cale finds himself charged with single-handedly rescuing the President (Foxx).


Verdict
Lincoln meets Sudden Death: a corny but raucous throwback to when Planet Hollywood was hip. Gary Busey popping out of a rose bush wouldn’t feel out of place.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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