Written September 05, 2015
Best movie we've seen in years!!! Gerard Butler did a stunning performance... and the movie was edge of the seat great all the way through!! I would highly recommend it to any adult!! Lots of killing scenes, but not the ugly grizzly stuff of some horror pics... pretty much what our military does for a living! GREAT MUST SEE!!! Not recommended for kids... I would say 15 and older, especially if they are interested in current affairs in the world today! ONE MORE POSITIVE: Hollywood DID NOT use this movie to promote it's POLITICAL FLAVOR!! So everyone can enjoy this movie!!
Written February 06, 2016
Olympus Has Fallen does not disappoint when it comes to non-stop, crazy action. There are a billion bullets flying in this movie and plenty of stuff blowing up. This is a pure summer action movie. There is no love story or huge character development. This is just an all out war. Gerard Butler is the typical, unstoppable, calm-cool-and-collected tough guy, and does a good job of portraying that character. The lead bad guy was great also. Overall, the story was pretty good, even if it was somewhat predictable. Just don't go in expecting a lot of realism. This is an over-the-top wild ride and all out shoot-em-up fun.
In conclusion, Olympus Has Fallen is a great summer action movie. It is fun enough to watch again, so I will probably be buying it. It is a pretty typical summer action flick, so you probably won't be disappointed if that is your thing. Go see it in the theater if you can. Highly Recommended for some good summer movie fun!
Written February 08, 2016
Applause worthy movie. Evokes passion for my country. Just a well done action movie with a good plot, good acting, and very good directing. Suspenseful, and Dramatic.
Written April 30, 2016
OK, I will start by saying this movie is loaded with bad language and extreme violence, but that is to be expected, it is Rated R. All that said, the action is nonstop, with a few twists here and there (one of them being rather predictable). Gerard Butler is excellent, doing his american accent to perfection LOL, and playing the rough and tough guy very well. Aaron Eckhart is also terrific, as is Morgan Freeman and others. The casting is successful. I went into the movie thinking ok, I am looking forward to action, but also believing there is no real way this could ever happen. Though some of it is unrealistic, you still can see how it is possible that our white house is more vulnerable than we think. That makes the movie more enjoyable, but opens up a different can of worms ;)
Written July 07, 2015
It's been awhile since my husband and I went to a movie that actually kept us in a constant state of alert! My husband is pretty blah when it comes to movies but he could not sit still; neither could I! The movie was exciting from the start to the finish and I want to get the DVD when it comes out. I'd probably go watch it again at least 2 more times. It's that good. It's the kind of movie that makes you wonder...A MUST WATCH!!!!