• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • R , 2 hr 0 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 10,740 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A disgraced agent must save the president after terrorists seize control of the White House.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's that wonderful, totally unambitious yet satisfying thing, a really good movie.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

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While Olympus Has Fallen breaks no major new ground in the political thriller genre, Fuqua has directed a sharp, very taut adventure that...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Any semblance of seriousness and verisimilitude suggested by the marketing campaign is quickly forgotten once director Antoine Fuqua's...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Perhaps every generation gets the movie stars it deserves. “Olympus” has quite a bit to say about the current state of our country....
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Generates a fair amount of tension and produces the kind of nationalistic outrage that rock-ribbed Americans will feel in their guts.
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Butler serves the cause well, considering. Think that cause is a thankless one? Shhh, don’t tell Secret Service agent Channing Tatum or...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The countdown-to-Armageddon structure generates almost no tension, but Olympus Has Fallen does have lots of squalidly bloody hand-to-hand...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This is for those who like their political thrillers far-fetched, far-reaching and filled with pretty people.
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35

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
Feels from start to finish like a throwback to the action cinema and military thrillers of decades past.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Olympus Has Fallen is no fun at all. To the contrary, it soon grows tedious, odious and oppressive.
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Rated R | For Strong Violence and Language Throughout
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Patriotism and extreme violence in tense action flick.
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