Olympus Has Fallen

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  1. Project862006

    Project862006 Well-Known Member

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    Gerard Butler To Star
    http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118051583
     
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  2. Octoberist

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    It sounds like a 90's movie.
     
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    Aww... Thought this was literally about Olympus.
     
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  4. Octoberist

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    "It's been a while old friend. I missed you when Worthington borrowed your services", Gerald said to his Bad American Accent.
     
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  5. EML420

    EML420 It's only part time.

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    Sounds good to me I dont get why he didnt just do action movies after 300 instead of diving into rom coms.
     
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  6. Octoberist

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    I think Gerald always had weird taste in film. If you look at his resume, his filmography was uneven..even before 300. 300 was just out of sheer luck.
     
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  7. EML420

    EML420 It's only part time.

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    The guy has action star written all over him he really makes weird choices he was the Phantom lol.
     
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    No, if this were the 90's it would be the president as the hero, freeing hostages and snapping necks.
     
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  9. Project862006

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    Antoine Fuqua Set To Direct
    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/antoine-fuqua-olympus-gerard-butler-310176
     
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  10. Daniel Thompson

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    I love 90s style action films.
     
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    It sounds like Air Force One, but I think the title is actually pretty good. Even though it's been awhile since 9/11 a movie about Middle Eastern terrorists taking over the White House would not be a bad plot, if that's indeed who they use for the antagonists. Them being angry over the war in Iraq would be a great thing to bring home.

    Many people say these 90s style political thrillers are not realistic, I would think that the events of 9/11 should have literally shattered that notion with the World Trade Center because that was a bigger hit than most of these cheesy movies ever had.
     
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    Butler + Fuqua = awesomeness.

    I'm there.
     
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  14. Hunter Rider

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    This was my ideal plot for Die Hard 5. :(

    Not a big fan of Butler but Fuqua is solid, certainly a lot better than Emmerich directing the similar sounding White House Down.

    That's a good thing!
     
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  15. dude stannis

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    Fuqua doesn't shake the camera. He's beyond ideal.
     
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  16. protocida

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    The movie changed its name to White House Taken.

    Here's a teaser-poster.

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  17. Doctor Jones

    Doctor Jones It's All One Story

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    Wow... what a boring title.
     
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  18. vanson

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    yeah I like "olympus has fallen" a lot more..
     
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  19. Pink Ranger

    Pink Ranger Happy Mothers' Day

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    Make it even more basic:

    Movie In Theatre
     
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  20. Octoberist

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    Isn't there another white house movie called White House Down?
     
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  21. Raiden

    Raiden Wakanda Forever

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    They should've called it Taken: White House so GA will assume it to be the Liam Neeson sequel. :oldrazz:

    Olympus Has Fallen is so much better as a movie title than this bland and uninteresting alternative.
     
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  22. protocida

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    Yes, with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx.
     
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  23. Project862006

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    to be fair Olympus has fallen is an extremely misleading title
     
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  24. Hunter Rider

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    The old title was better, this title almost feels like a move to ward off the other movie as it's so similar.
     
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  25. Octoberist

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    Actually the title still stands. Now with Aaron Eckhart:


    http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=91798
     
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