London Has Fallen

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Disappointing sequel is lifeless, violent, and depressing.

R 2016 99 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 21 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Violence fills the void that is this movie's plot

This movie is the ultimate example of filling a very lackluster plot with raw emotional appeal. Or, if I were a bit more blunt, "stuff that satisfies your ape brain." The protagonist is shown as some magical savior figure who, with the work of him alone, rains justice upon the terrorists, saving not just his entire country but the entire world. Talk about a bigger god complex. The protagonist shows no sign of a genuine moral compass beyond a blind unconditional love for his country and a desire to murder all who stand in its way. The movie shows America as the unquestionable ultimate superpower of the world. The movie displays Pakistani streets to represent Yemen. Need I really say more? Please don't bother watching this. This movie reeks of raw sadism.

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Too much violence
age 15+

Misinformed

Yet another Hollywood movie installation of xinophobia and the story from one side. I think this movie is an insult to the London Scotland Yard more than to anything else insulted in the movie.. While the scenes are presented as in "Yemen", the places, costumes, streets, language, signs, names, and culture are all reflecting a Pakistani culture!! Totally misinformative and fooling of the observers intellect, giving the fact that Yemen and Pakistan have totally different culture, language, etc. Not even recommended for adult!

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