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San Andreas (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 29 May 2015 (USA)
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In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.

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In San Andreas, California is experiencing a statewide earthquake that goes on record as easily the biggest earthquake in history. Dwayne Johnson plays Ray Gaines, a helicopter rescue pilot for the Los Angeles Fire Department, who is trying to find his daughter, Blake (Alexandra Daddario), who is in San Francisco amidst the chaos. Ray's estranged wife, Emma, is forced to turn to Ray for help, as he is her last resort. Together they journey to save their daughter. Written by The Twiz

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Ever have one of THOSE days...? Pray you don't. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense disaster action and mayhem throughout, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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29 May 2015 (USA)  »

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Terremoto: La Falla de San Andrés  »

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Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,860,030 (Russia) (31 May 2015)

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$155,190,832 (USA)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third time that Dwayne Johnson plays a father figure to a character that is in a popular movie franchise. The first time was in Race to Witch Mountain (2009) to Alexander Ludwig who appeared in The Hunger Games (2012) etcetera, the second time in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) to Josh Hutcherson who also appeared in The Hunger Games, and this movie to Alexandra Daddario who appeared in movies about Percy Jackson. See more »

Goofs

On the DVD with Directors Commentary, Brad Peyton states that each one-tenth increase in the Richter scale, ie: from 9.5 to 9.6, is an increase in the severity of the earthquake by 100 times. Actually, the increase in severity, though still severe, is far less; each whole number increase; ie: from 8.0 to 9.0, is an increase in severity of 10 times. See more »

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Ben Taylor: [to Blake that trap inside of a vehicle] There's not a chance in hell we're leaving you in there.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits scroll with a bend at the top and bottom of the screen, as though they are on a rotating seismograph drum. Seismic lines, increasing in intensity, can be seen on the left side of the frame. See more »

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Referenced in Grandfathered: Perfect Physical Specimen (2016) See more »

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Archipelago
Written by Will Holland
Performed by Quantic
Courtesy of Tru Thoughts Recordings
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Entertaining Disaster movie
24 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

San Andreas is another disaster blockbuster action film by director Brad Peyton. In this film he teams up again with Dwayne Johnson, and this film delivers on what was expected. The visuals, stunts and overall disaster action lives up to the content of the trailers. These films are merely to show action and the overall aspect of disasters occurring. The plot and storyline may be weaker but it was decent enough and kept audiences entertained throughout. The characters are great, as well lead by lead action star The Rock, delivering another charismatic strong performance as lead hero. Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario play their part well. Although somewhat predictable in the end, San Andreas delivers on thrills, some suspense and is the blockbuster which delivers in until the end.


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