Second 'Olympus Has Fallen' Poster

Gerard Butler is the only thing that stands between the white house and terrorists in Antoine Fuqua's action thriller.

Olympus Has Fallen is one of two movies arriving next year that feature a terrorist takeover of the White House. It will beat White House Down to theaters by three months, and it's usually the first film out of the gate that makes the loudest impact.

White House Down stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx. Olympus Has Fallen stars Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman. So, it sounds like they are on equal turf in terms of cast. White House Down is directed by Roland Emmerich, who makes loud, bombastic action movies, and he certainly likes destroying shit. So expect to see the White House reduced to a pile of crumbs by the end. Antoine Fuqua, on the other hand, is an actor's director, and he led Denzel Washington to an Oscar for Training Day.

So, essentially, one will be a classy meal out at a nice restaurant, while the other will be a quick zip through the drive-through. Both of those serve their purposes, so we can't really call a loser in this scenario just yet. We have the second poster for Olympus Has Fallen, which seems to be getting itself out their amongst the movie going populace a little faster. Check out Gerard Butler in a classic action pose as he defends 1600 Penn with nothing but a small gun.

Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen was released March 22nd, 2013 and stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Finley Jacobsen, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo. The film is directed by Antoine Fuqua.


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  1. Nicholaus XX

    Terrible poster.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  2. Brandon S. Todd

    This film is going to be much better than White House Down. Gerard Butler looks badass in this poster, I'm looking forward to this film.

    2 years agoby @brandon-scott-toddFlag

  3. Roberto Mata

    This movie looks more promising than White House Down, and Why not are the lead actors names on the poster?

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  4. Jimthar

    anyone else wondering why butlers, freemans, eckharts, and hausers names are NOT on that poster?

    2 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  5. thedude-abides

    @narrator I thought the same thing. I'll go with poor, since I think this movie will be garbage.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  6. the Narrator

    Has anyone noticed that Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, and Cole Hauser don't have their names featured on the poster? Poor or gutsy marketing much?

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  7. Pjwolsker

    i like the poster though. way better then the first. i hope that with all the posters coming out the trailer will be next

    2 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  8. Pjwolsker

    i think performance and directing wise, this will be better. i wouldnt be surprised if the channing tatum one made more money cause the all the girls that love him went and saw it

    2 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  9. MovieManiac

    Cool title.

    2 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  10. the Narrator

    Definitely has more potential than White House Down.

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  11. Yannick Decorte

    lol I can't believe this is a real poster. The people who made it should be embarrassed.

    2 years agoby @yannick-decorteFlag

  12. TheDude1

    Two words should describe this movie. Beyond Epic!

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  13. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @kguy It's not uncommon bro.

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  14. K.Guy

    I hate the fact that two films of the exact same storyline has to go against each other. Honestly if I heard about someone else making the exact same thing, I would have gone to the creators to settle on which should be made. If I say the opponent should do it, then I would drop mine. This is just like Deep Impact and Armageddon, yet Armageddon made more (and it released after Deep Impact)

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag

  15. Basquat

    That kind of looks like a classic 80's action movie poster

    2 years agoby @basquatFlag