Keyword: Washington D.C.

White House Down

White House Down (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 06/27/2013
Washington D.C. policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job of being a Secret Service agent and protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to disappoint his young daughter with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, and they are there when the complex is overtaken by a paramilitary group. Now the nation's government is falling into chaos, time is running out and it's...
X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While the X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species in a dystopian future, Wolverine is transported to the past, where he must unite troubled, younger versions of Professor X, Magneto, Mystique and Beast to change a future that spells doom for mutants and humans alike.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the...
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 06/27/2011
The war on Cybertron between the Autobots and Decepticons appears lost. The leader of the Autobots, Sentinel Prime, attempts to launch the Ark from their planet, with technology that could have saved his kind. The Ark is attacked and crashes on Earth's moon in 1961, when President John F. Kennedy makes his famous promise to the nation to put a man on the moon. The 1969 NASA moon landing is...
Lincoln

Lincoln (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 149 minutes Release date: 11/08/2012
In the final four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency, the full measure of the man came to bear on his defining battle: to plot a forward path for a shattered nation, against overwhelming odds and extreme public and personal pressure. In an act of true national daring, Lincoln exerts enormous political will to end the Civil War, not merely by ending the battle but by fighting to pass...
Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 09/22/2009
Corporate dominance has had a disastrous impact on the everyday lives of Americans and, by default, the rest of the world. But this time the culprit is much bigger than General Motors, and the crime scene far wider than Flint, Michigan. From Middle America, to the halls of power in Washington, to the global financial epicenter in Manhattan. What is the price that America pays for its love of...
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 133 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will...
Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/21/2013
When the President is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus"), disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the President and prevent an even greater catastrophe.
Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (2001)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 07/26/2001
American pilot Leo Davidson finds himself stranded in an upside-down world--a brutal, primal place where intelligent apes are in charge and humans scavenge for subsistence, hunted and enslaved by the tyrannical primates. When he attracts the attention of the politically well-connected ape Ari, a human rights activist, he begins to challenge the status quo, becoming a catalyst for revolutionary...
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/21/2009
Night has fallen upon the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The guides have gone home, the lights are out, the school kids are tucked in their beds, yet something incredible is stirring as former night guard Larry Daley finds himself lured into his biggest, most imagination-boggling adventure yet in which history truly comes alive. In this second installment of the Night at the Museum...

November Criminals (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/10/2013
Story of restless youth experiencing a call to action. Addison, an intelligent but disengaged high school senior, navigates the Washington, D.C. underworld with his best friend and soul mate, a clever and levelheaded girl named Digger. Together they attempt to solve the startling death of a fellow student.
Live Free or Die Hard

Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 129 minutes Release date: 06/26/2007
On the July 4th holiday, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle--but he never figured on an old-analog fly, John McClane, in the digital ointment. It's the beginning of the holiday, but New York City Detective McClane isn't celebrating. He's had yet another argument...
Alpha Alert

Alpha Alert (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/18/2014
When a terrorist attack on Washington D.C. leaves three war veterans suffering from PTSD trapped in an elevator together, the isolation and highly stressful situation brings previous wartime experiences to the surface. While dark forces are at work outside the elevator, a battle for control and survival ensues inside.
Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 05/27/2004
What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet's climate. While Jack warns the White House of the impending climate shift, his 17 year-old son Sam finds himself trapped in New York City where he and some friends have been competing in a...
State of Play

State of Play (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 04/16/2009
D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey untangles a mystery of murder and collusion among some of the nation's most promising political and corporate figures. Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for...
Philomena

Philomena (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
Philomena Lee, an Irishwoman in her 70s, became pregnant as a teenager in 1952. Her family abandoned her out of shame and sent her to a convent, where, along with other young girls in the same predicament, she was regarded as "a fallen woman." Three years later, the nuns made her give up her son Anthony for adoption in America. Lee, who was forced to sign a document promising "never to seek to...
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 08/06/2013
Percy Jackson isn't feeling very heroic. The half-human son of Poseidon - the Greek god of the sea - once saved the world, but Percy's starting to think that might have been a fluke. Is he a flash in the pan a one-quest wonder? When Percy learns he has a half-brother who's a monster, he wonders if being the son of Poseidon might be more of a curse than a blessing. But Percy doesn't have much time...
Machete Kills

Machete Kills (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
In his latest mission, legendary secret agent Machete is recruited by the U.S. President to stop a crazed global terrorist from starting a nuclear war. With a bounty on his head, Machete faces death at every turn from a host of deadly assassins.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/20/2007
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. Determined to prove his ancestor's innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising...
Lee Daniels' The Butler

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 08/15/2013
The story of a White House butler who served seven American presidents over three decades is recounted. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man's life and family.
Minority Report

Minority Report (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 06/20/2002
In Washington, D.C., in the year 2054, murder has been eliminated. The future is seen and the guilty punished before the crime has ever been committed. From a nexus deep within the Justice Department's elite Pre-Crime unit, all the evidence to convict--from imagery alluding to the time, place and other details--is seen by "Pre-Cogs," three psychic beings whose visions of murders have never been...
Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/28/2000
Based on the true story of the explosive events that took place in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 when African-American football coach Herman Boone was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team--the T.C. Williams Titans. Angry, stubborn and a rigid taskmaster, Boone faces a cool reception from the team's players as well as an awkward relationship with assistant coach Bill...
Blue Caprice

Blue Caprice (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/12/2013
An abandoned boy is lured to America into the shadows of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by true events, this film investigates the notorious and horrific Beltway sniper attacks from the point of view of the two killers, whose distorted father-son relationship facilitated their long and bloody journey across America.
Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/05/2013
100 years after its creation, the power of the Federal Reserve has never been greater. In this documentary, current and former Fed officials, top economists, financial historians, famed investors and traders provide unprecedented access, taking viewers behind the curtain to debate the future of the world's most powerful financial institution. Digging beneath the surface of the 2008 crisis, the...
Dir: Jim Bruce
With: N/A