FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who are trapped inside the building - above the fire line.Written by
Pablo Schreiber and Neve Campbell have a slight connection. She worked on "Scream" with Pablo's half brother Liev Schreiber. See more »
At the beginning of the film the building description stipulates that the accommodation is above the garden levels (floors 100 - 130). Meaning accommodation starts on floor 131. However Sawyer's family accommodation is on level 98. This falls 33 floors below where it should. However at the time the 'Accommodation levels' weren't cleared for use yet (or possibly even finished, considering some of the areas Will was in [just after entering the building] were still under construction) and had 'No Access' beside their description, so it's entirely possible that the family were using executive accommodations on the upper levels of the retail area, rather than an apartment in the restricted zone. After all, who needs 70 floors of retail shops? (or 60 floors of Restaurants for that matter) See more »
[first lines] Attention all units, attention all units, probable of domestic situation with hostage situation. 10-24, officer down. Perp is a caucasian male, no known priors. Considered extremely dangerous. Proceed with caution.:
[over the radio]
Attention all units, attention all units, probable of domestic situation with hostage situation. 10-24, officer down. Perp is a caucasian male, no known priors. Considered extremely dangerous. Proceed with caution.
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When the title is shown on screen in the opening credits, it's shown vertically alongside the Pearl building. This also happens in the end credits. See more »
I'm going to start by saying it was a good idea about the skyscraper, how the producers do the design of it... But we have to be serious in some of the scene ... how can he jump from the crane to the building and then in other scen he can't jump like 7ft
The little boy almost doesn't appear in all the movie... He says like 10 lines and that's it
In the first scenes they try to make real the fact of breath the smoke in putting the wet towels but in the last part after being like 4 hours in that building they look like they're breathing pure oxygen like they were in a forest
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