White House Down
Action / Thriller
Director: Roland Emmerich
Running time: 131 mins Released: 13th September 2013
About White House Down
Explosive action film from the director of 2012 and Independence Day. John Cale (Channing Tatum) is a divorced father and veteran of Afghanistan working as a cop. He wants to get a job as a member of the Secret Service but his dreams seem to be scuppered when he goes for the job interview. The head of personnel (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is an old girlfriend and she takes a dim view of John’s past issues with authority. Despondent, he puts on a brave face for his daughter Emily (Joey King) and they take a tour of the White House. When a bomb explodes in the nearby Capitol Building, John and Emily get separated in the chaos. A terrorist group storm in and try to take the President (Jamie Foxx) hostage so John does his best to protect him.