White House Down parents guide

White House Down

Overall C

The White House is under attack, and the life of the President (Jamie Foxx) is in the hands of a Secret Service agent (Channing Tatum).

Release date June 28, 2013

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity D+
Substance Use B

Why is White House Down rated PG-13? The MPAA rated White House Down PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.

Run Time: 132 minutes

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White House Down
Rating & Content Info

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Why is White House Down rated PG-13? White House Down is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language and a brief sexual image.

Violence: Bullets, explosions and other brief weapon use are repeatedly shown along with beatings, stabbings and intense hand-to-hand violence. Some characters are shot numerous times at close range. Some bloody injuries including a gory gunshot wound are shown. A child is repeatedly threatened. Extensive property and historical antiquity damage occurs.

Sexual Content: A brief thermal image of a couple in bed together is seen.

Language: The script contains frequent profanities including scatological slang, terms of Deity, some crude terms and other swear words. A strong sexual expletive is used in an aggressive manner.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A woman drinks to calm her nerves.

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White House Down
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence
Ontario 14A Violence, Language May Offend, Disturbing Content. (Reconsidered on Aug 21, 2013 - Classification Changed)
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

White House Down is directed by Roland Emmerich and stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of White House Down movie is November 5, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: White House Down

Release Date: 5 November 2013

White House Down releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- 13 Featurettes

- Gag reel

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Is this Déjà vu? This movie sports a similar plot line to Olympus Has Fallen, which released in three months earlier in March of 2013. Channing Tatum plays another hero in G.I. Joe - The Rise of the Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.