London Has Fallen details:
London Has Fallen Synopsis:
Film London Has Fallen takes place in London, where the British Prime Minister has died under
mysterious circumstances. The funeral must be attended by the leaders of the Western world. The
most protected event on Earth under a strict surveillance turns into a deadly plot to kill the world’s
most powerful leaders and threaten the world of a future. The only hope to stopping it is weights on
the shoulders of the US President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), the incredible secret agent Mike
Banning (Gerard Butler), and a British M16 agent (Charlotte Riley) who trusts no one.
The movie trailer shows horrifying scenes of the falling of London city. In the prequel movie –
Olympus Has Fallen – the terrorist had destroyed the White House and almost killed President
Benjamin Asher, now in this movie, the world’s topmost officials become the target. The location of
the British Prime Minister’s interment is referred to the “world’s most powerfully protected place”
as it is where the prominent leaders of this world assemble.
In the early of his arrival, a missile is shot directed to the US President by a felon who went
undercover as a janitor. It blasts a car closely to the President and his patron. Moreover, the
President and Mike Banning attempt to flee from the felon’s chase by driving a police car. The
gunfire fight action in the center of the city draws the citizen in fear. Eventually, the President and
Mike Banning defeat the pursuers by turning their car upside down.
The Vice President, Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) and the other officials speak through a
teleconference with the terrorist’s leader, the one who is responsible for the action.
“What do you want?” asked Trumbull.
“Your Mr. President.”
“That’s not gonna be happen,” answered Trumbull.
A great bomb explosion in Thames River, near the London Bridge breaks the Big Ben. The city has
been in riot since the gunfire action. Furthermore, the terrorist leader threatens to explode all of the
big cities in the world if they do not surrender the President of United States.
On this movie, London turns into a city loaded by explosions and car chase actions between the
terrorists and the President of USA – under protection of agent Mike Banning. When the plot
reaches its climax, the family and the world become emotionally involved as the billions of people
are in dangerous circumstances.
Complete Plot of London Has Fallen (2016)
Two years later, Mike Banning (Butler), a secret agent of president of the United States, Benjamin Asher (Eckhart) is awaiting his first child birth with his wife, Leah (Mitchell). He hopes to take leave to spend time with his family. He also begins to consider resigning from the Secret Service. Meanwhile, in Yemen, Barkawi is still alive and meet with his son, Kamran (Zuaiter). They both set up a plan for revenge.
A bad news come to Asher and Mike that the British Prime Minister James Wilson has died. With Director of US Secret Service, Lynne Jacobs (Bassett), they travel to London to join with other prominent leaders for attending the Wilson’s funeral. Just after they arrived, some mercenaries under Barkawi’s command launch attacks. Starting a bomb which destroys Canadian Prime Minister’s limo as they pass through Trafalgar Square, directly killing him and his wife. Japanese Prime Minister is killed by suicide bombs cause Chelsea Bridge collapse. President of France perished because of a bomb that destroy his yacht on Thames river which also led to the Big Ben severely damaged. The Italian Prime Minister and his wife die due to explosion of one of the bell tower of Westminster Abbey. The German Chancellor is killed by shot by a terrorist who cover as a bodyguard of queen at Buckingham Palace.
The President protectors and the British police against terrorists who disguise as policemen. Both sides suffer heave damage, but Banning, Asher and Jacobs manage to escape from the chaos. The terrorist has managed to shut down the electricity network in the London. President’s staff in White House watches a terrible image where London falls into chaos and hundreds of civilians were killed.
They three try to reach Marine One helicopter to get evacuated. But, the terrorists who stand on the roof of building launch a stinger missile cause Marine One falls. Jacobs gets severely injure and die. Mike and Asher flee to London’s underground tunnels. As the move down, Asher notes the terrorist wants him alive to execute in public. He orders Mike to kill him it is happening. Mike reluctantly agrees to it. He manages to contact with vice president Allan Trumbull (Freeman) and sends a message to the White House that they are going to a M16’s safe house.
The White House receives a threatening message from Barkawi who confess his purpose for revenge. Autopsy report also reveals Wilson died by poisoning. The British Prime Minister was killed to invite all of world leaders to London to kill them.
Mike and Asher reach safe house who guard by M16 agent, Jacqueline “Jax” Marshall (Riley) which is known Mike well. Jax use computer to identify Barkawi’s involving. She replays Trumbull’s message which confirm they receive Mike’s message and send help. In the security camera, they see Delta Force team come to save Mike and Asher, until Mike tell them a Delta Force operator is not sweating despite the use of heavy equipment. He conclude they are the terrorists who undercover. Realizing the terrorist have a man in the government, Jax tell Scotland Yard to coordinate with local goverment. Mike stays behind to kill the terrorists help by Asher. Asher and Mike take M16’s vehicle and flee toward the US Embassy, but they are hit by a terrorist’s van which overturn the vehicle. When Mike regains consciousness, he see Asher is kidnapped.
President Asher is took to a construction site as the secret terrorist headquarter in the city. Kamran is preparing a broadcast to public to show Asher’s execution. Mike come with Delta Force and SAS to release Asher. This group move to attack the headquarter of terrorist. Kamran is preparing to behead Asher with a machete and asking his last words. Asher begin to read the US presidential oath. At the las moment, Mike barge in to shot the terrorists and get into fight with Kamran who try to escape.
Mike asks to explode the building as they jump down to safety place. A Fireball engulf Kamran and his men. Jax find the head of M16 agent John Lancaster (Kennedy) is a traitor who helped Barkawi. Jax kill him in self-defense when he resist being taken into custody.
Several time later, another drone strike lauch to Barkawi headquarter in Yemen. Trumbull contact him by phone and speak to him shortly before the explosion.
Two weeks after the attacks, Mike return to his home and spending time with Leah and their newborn son named Lynne. Mike sit in front of his laptop and continue to consider sending a resignation letter to Asher. He see Trumbull on TV who talk about the recent events and send the inspiring message that America will prevail. It makes Mike to cancel his resignation decision.