Robert Neville (Will Smith) recalls the Brooklyn Bridge attack. The doctor was in a helicopter with his wife Zoe (Salli Richardson-Whitfield) and son Marley (Willow Smith).
Nevertheless, he has to get out of the machine to let his family go alone and escape from New York. Neville watches his wife and son leave, Sam, his dog in his arms.
The bridge was then destroyed. Another helicopter spins and hits the Neville family’s helicopter.
The film cost $150,000,000 to produce.
The plans for the bridge, including its explosion, required six nights of filming and cost the production more than $5 million. This is the most expensive sequence performed in New York!
Without a doubt the most famous bridge in New York. The one on which tens of thousands of tourists rush every year. Not to mention the residents of the city who use it by car, on foot or by bike. The Brooklyn Bridge is an institution. A must-see monument. A star!
In 1883, when the Brooklyn Bridge was completed after a 14-year construction period that cost 27 lives, including that of its architect John Augustus Roebling, the city of Manhattan was now connected to Brooklyn.
Financed in part thanks to the embezzlement of the mafia politician “Boss” Tweed, it was the scene of many accidents during its construction but also shortly after its inauguration.
Its dimensions give the vertigo. It measures 1825 meters long, culminates at 84 meters, while its piles, they go down to 35 meters deep.
To cross the East River on its promenade is to hear a major episode in the history of the Big Apple. It is to walk above the traffic, with Brooklyn and Manhattan on either side, and enjoy one of the most exhilarating experiences the city has to offer.
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