Pharos-Tribune

June 26, 2013

Movie preview: “White House Down”


Rated: PG-13 for some language, a brief sexual image, sequences of intense action violence and intense gunfire and explosions

Running time: 2 hr 17 min

Cast: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins

Plot: 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.