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"London has Fallen" Here's what critics are saying about "Olympus has Fallen" sequel

If Gerard Butler isn't the reason you want to see "London has Fallen," then the fact that it's a sequel to "Olympus has Fallen" probably is. Check out what critics are saying.

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"London has Fallen," a sequel to 'Olympus has Fallen" has hit Nigerian cinemas, but, is it worth your money and time?

Directed by Babak Najafi and written by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, 'London Has Fallen'  is a sequel to Antoine Fuqua’s 'Olympus Has Fallen', which raked in $161 million worldwide in 2013.

If Gerard Butler isn't the reason you want to see "London has Fallen," then the fact that it's a sequel to "Olympus has Fallen" probably is.

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Check out what critics are saying about sequel below;

"President Benjamin Asher needs two things: better security personnel and better scriptwriters." New York Times.

"London Has Fallen" is remarkable only because of how much worse it is than its inane predecessor, 2013's "Olympus Has Fallen." Washington Post.

"This sort of movie was made for television viewing. You could tune in or out at any moment and really not miss anything. Or just have a drink beforehand and bring your rowdiest friends to the theater."  Associated Press.

"By casting its villain as a suspiciously ISIS-like Middle Eastern terrorist network, London Has Fallen makes itself into a political movie-but its politics are heinous." Entertainment Weekly.

"Butler manfully dispenses justice here many times over, and even if the other main actors are in it strictly for the paycheck, they've all been in a whole lot worse in their time." Hollywood Reporter.

"Cruddily crafted, grimacingly performed and effortlessly racist, this sloppy dish of Gruel Britannia may just go down well enough to green-light a continuing franchise of global destruction. World capitals quiver." Variety.

"London might have fallen, but not as low as Morgan Freeman, who signed up to this rubbish." Daily Mail UK.

"And here I thought the whole idea of this series was to remake "Die Hard," not "A Good Day to Die Hard." Blu Ray.com

"London Has Fallen may not be better than Olympus Has Fallen, but it certainly is bigger, and it will probably satisfy most action junkies, if not in a theater then in the comfort of their own home.  IGN.

"By upping the nationalism while slightly toning down the cartoonishly violent excess, London Has Fallen is both less entertaining and more offensive." Forbes.

"It's the same thing over again, with poor old vice-president Morgan Freeman looking like a stricken deer in the emergency ops room." Guardian.


'London has Fallen' stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Charlotte Riley, Sean O’Bryan, Alon Aboutboul and Waleed Zuaiter.


"U.S. Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) springs into action when terrorists attack London during the funeral of the British prime minister."

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