Film of the Day: Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Olympus Has Fallen
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman star. Photo: FilmDistrict

Gerard Butler stars in this action thriller as bodyguard and Secret Service expert Mike Manning as he finds himself trapped in the White House following a terrorist attack. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) is taken hostage and hidden in a heavily armed room deep underground.

Manning must make his way through a labyrinth of heavily-armed and skilled terrorists and traps, all while racing against time, in order to save the president. Can he save his oldest and best friend, and in the process, stop the nation from falling into ruin? Morgan Freeman also stars as Speaker Trumball.

119mins

Olympus Has Fallen – Monday at 9pm on Film4

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