Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). 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.

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3.7 out of 5

1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

50% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.4/10
  • Fresh 96
  • Rotten 95

Critics Consensus: White House Down benefits from the leads' chemistry, but director Roland Emmerich smothers the film with narrative cliches and choppily edited action.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Patriotic thriller is ridiculous, violent, and entertaining.

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Studio
Columbia Pictures
Released
Copyright
© 2013 Columbia Pictures Industries , Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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