When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger disaster.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
A typical slab of Hollywood action in which the White House crumbles under attack, the American flag is tattered and tossed aside by baddies, and cliches rise like gods.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 03.22.2013
Fuqua doesn't deliver on what he has set up.David Denby, New Yorker, 03.28.2013
Reactionary fantasy, then - but what else are action films for?David Sexton, This is London, 04.18.2013
Provided you can handle such deliberate over-kill in the chaotic swirl that goes on here, Olympus Has Fallen offers a super-sized serving of grit-tinged fantasy action guaranteed to satisfy those who don't mind splatter over style.Jim Schembri, 3AW, 05.04.2013