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Universal Pictures Release Date: July 13, 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 Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber. Genre s : Action , Drama , Thriller , Crime. Rating: PG Runtime: min. See All Details and Credits. Watch Now. Buy On. Critic Reviews. TheWrap - Alonso Duralde Jul 10, Read full review. Movie Nation - Roger Moore Jul 10, The script gives Will one half-funny aside, and a single funny line.
Boston Globe - Ty Burr Jul 12, All you need is three key ingredients: a charismatic hero, a hateable villain and a snappy screenplay User Score.
Write a Review. User Reviews. Patrick17 Jul 15, En: Exciting, action-packed movie with good special effects in a futuristic skyscraper! The visit to the cinema was really worth it! De: Spannender, actionreicher Film mit guten Spezialeffekten im futuristischen Hochhaus! Der Kinobesuch hat sich echt gelohnt! Xantiappa Nov 19, Johnson jumps into the already crowded summer movie season with one of the few non-sequel movies released by a studio this year.
Universal's "Skyscraper" opening Friday is an "original" movie in the sense that it doesn't feature one of Johnson's hulking characters we've already seen him play. But you've certainly seen the movie before. Taking its inspiration from movies like "Die Hard," "The Towering Inferno," and "The Fugitive," this Johnson blockbuster, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber "Central Intelligence" , has our hero playing a man who will stop at nothing to save his family from a burning building.
His latest job is looking over the tallest building in the world, The Pearl, in Hong Kong. Though the building's lower floor commercial spaces have been open for some time, Will and his family are the first people ever to live in the residence part of the towering skyscraper while Will does his assessment.
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The residence is located in the upper levels of this floor structure. Right out of the gate the movie shows us that Will is going to be a more mellow character than we are used to Johnson playing. He's sporting some gray in his beard and has a professional look with a dress shirt and slacks that's right, no khakis or showing off his massive physique. Oh, and did we mention that Will is also an amputee?
Will has since become a dedicated family man with two children and his wife, Sarah Neve Campbell , who was his nurse the night he was brought to the hospital after the explosion. Neve Campbell and Dwayne Johnson in "Skyscraper. And you guessed it, Will is the only one who can stop them. But director Thurber, who also has the lone screenwriting credit, humanizes the story. Architects in recent years have sought to create structures that would not appear equally at home if set in any part of the world, but that reflect the culture thriving in the spot where they stand. The following list measures height of the roof.
The iconic World Trade Center twin towers were destroyed in The Willis Tower in Chicago was the world's tallest building from to ; many still refer to it as the "Sears Tower," its name from inception to Taipei , the world's tallest skyscraper from to , was the first to exceed the metre mark.
Many skyscrapers were never built due to financial problems, politics and culture. The Chicago Spire was to be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, but it was on hold due to the global financial crisis of One year later, the project was cancelled. Kilometer-plus structures present architectural challenges that may eventually place them in a new architectural category. Several wooden skyscraper designs have been designed and built.
A story housing project in Bergen, Norway known as 'Treet' or 'The Tree' became the world's tallest wooden apartment block when it was completed in late Buildings have been designed using cross-laminated timber CLT which gives a higher rigidity and strength to wooden structures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Skyscraper disambiguation.
Main article: Early skyscrapers. Main article: Skyscraper design and construction. See also: Tube structure. Further information: Bird-skyscraper collisions. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Main articles: History of the tallest buildings in the world , List of tallest buildings , and List of tallest buildings and structures. See also: List of visionary tall buildings and structures and List of future tallest buildings.
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