A former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
U.S. Release DateSkyscraper release date was Friday, July 13, 2018. This was a Nationwide in theaters release. 2D/3D
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language
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Dwayne Johnson leads the cast of Legendary’s Skyscraper as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in China 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 is trapped inside the building...above the fire line.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Part of a bidding war.
- The project is said to have shades of Die Hard and Towering Inferno, the 1974 disaster movie (Hollywood Reporter, 5/26/16).