White House Down
Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Plot: While at a job interview for the Secret Service, DC cop Jack Cale becomes the only man who can rescue the President when terrorists launch an assault on the capitol.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 46%
Critic Consensus: “White House Down benefits from Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx’s sharp comedic chemistry, but director Roland Emmerich smothers it with narrative clichés and relentless, choppily edited action”
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Kaitlin Olson, Demian Bichir, Marlon Wayons, Michael Rappaport
Directed by: Paul Feig
Plot: A foul mouthed Boston cop and a straight laced FBI agent are made unlikely partners when their cases against a local drug lord intertwine.
RT Freshness: 67%
Critic Consensus: “The Heat is predictable, but Melissa McCarthy is reliably funny and Sandra Bullock proves a capable foil”