London Has Fallen (2016)
|Released:||Friday, March 4, 2016|
|Rating:||Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.|
London Has Fallen Synopsis
A lavish wedding party gets underway in Lahore, Pakistan. But the father of this bride is Aamir Barkawi (Alon Moni Aboutboul), a lethal arms dealer and one of the most wanted men in the world. A drone strike swiftly kills members of the wedding – including Barkawi’s daughter – but he escapes serious injury, and he and his sons vow vengeance.
Two years later in Washington, D.C., Mike Banning and his wife Leah (Radha Mitchell), their marriage stronger than ever, eagerly await the imminent arrival of their first child. Having remained the Secret Service Agent assigned to Asher, Banning is always on alert. When the British Prime Minster dies unexpectedly, Banning knows it is his duty to prep with Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs (Angela Bassett) for them to accompany the President to the state funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
With every powerful world leader set to attend, the funeral should be the most protected event on Earth. Yet within moments of arriving, heads of government are assassinated and London landmarks are attacked. Asher, Banning, and Jacobs are ambushed and retreat amidst a hail of gunfire and explosives. The devastated British capital goes into lockdown. London police and armed forces realize that they have been compromised, with all communications being intercepted. Tasked by Jacobs with keeping Asher safe, Banning must go off the grid and under the radar to stay one step ahead of what he learns are relentless operatives deployed by Barkawi, who have infiltrated the city through the careful plotting of Barkawi and his son Kamran (Waleed F. Zuaiter). But the Barkawis have not counted on the resilience of their quarry. When they tip their hands to the shocking plans they have for the President, Banning will stop at nothing to secure Asher’s safe return home.
Back at the White House, Vice President Trumbull races against time brainstorming with top advisors in the Situation Room (portrayed by Jackie Earle Haley and Olympus Has Fallen veterans Robert Forster, Melissa Leo, and Sean O’Bryan) to get those trapped in London a lifeline of support and a way out. Outnumbered and outgunned, Banning reaches out for help to an English MI6 agent (Charlotte Riley) who rightly trusts no one. Failure is not an option as they attempt to stop the criminals from carrying out the final phase of their revenge plan.
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