Two of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors, Channing Tatum and Academy Award® winner Jamie Foxx team up in this explosive action thriller about a capitol policeman (Tatum) trying to protect the U.S. President (Foxx) during a hostile takeover of the White House.
Featuring breathtaking action sequences and special effects, White House Down also stars a top-notch supporting cast, including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, and James Woods.
After Capitol Policeman John Cale (Tatum) is denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Foxx), and not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House. The complex is, during this time, 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.
The Blu-ray disc comes with over an hour of bonus features, including an exclusive gag reel, along with nine exclusive making-of featurettes, taking audiences behind the scenes to see what it took to bring the high-adrenaline adventure to the big screen. Both the Blu-ray and DVD come with four additional behind-the-scenes featurettes.chronicling the on- and off-screen chemistry between the dynamic leading duo, their willingness and desire to train for and perform their own stunts, a look at Emmerich’s vision for the film and how he was able to achieve it, along with a spotlight on the star-studded supporting cast.
White House Down was written by James Vanderbilt. It was produced by Bradley Fischer, Harald Kloser, James Vanderbilt, Larry Franco, and Laeta Kalogridis
with co-producers Volker Engel and Marc Weigert. Executive producers are Ute Emmerich, Channing Tatum, and Reid Carolin.
It has a run time of approximately 132 minutes and has been rated 13 VL for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.
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