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When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning¹s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.
the official version from filmdistrict.com on January 22, 2013
A disgraced U.S. Secret Service agent is the only man who can save the President and the country when the White House is seized by terrorists.
the official version from millenniumfilms.com on August 30, 2012
The story follows a down-on-his-luck ex-Secret Service agent who becomes America's only hope when 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is taken over by terrorists.
a modified formulation from variety.com on March 19, 2012
Described as Die Hard set in the White House.
a modified formulation from deadline.com on March 15, 2012