Directed by Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”) and written by first-time screenwriters Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, the film looks like an unpromising, albeit grittier, copycat of the upcoming “White House Down” starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Even with a cast rounded out by the likes of Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, and Ashley Judd, the film runs afoul of too many action film clichés (disgraced protagonist seeks redemption, a one-man cavalry charge, etc.) and that’s only from the trailers and clips. As much as I love Gerard Butler (watch “Dear Frankie” and you’ll understand), this is not the role for him at this or any point in his career. If, after watching the clip below, you want more, check out 10 other clips FilmDistrict released a week ago.