R | | Action, Thriller
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
27 July 2014 | gogoschka-1
10 | The ultimate thrill-ride and still the standard by which I judge an action movie
Seeing 'Die Hard' for the first time as a teenager was a one-of-a-kind experience. This level of raw, "...
Director John McTiernan found it necessary to smash cut away from Hans Gruber's face whenever he fired a gun, because of Alan Rickman's uncontrollable habit of flinching from the noise and muzzle flash. If you look at Rickman's face when he shoots Takagi, you can see him ... ...
You don't like flying, do you?
John McClane: What gives you that idea?
Businessman: You wanna know the secret to surviving air travel? After you get where you're going, take off your shoes and your socks then walk around on the rug bare foot and make fists with your toes.
John McClane: ...
Several times during transmissions with the two-way radios, characters interrupt each other, which would be impossible given the type of radios they were using.
In the widescreen version, the 20th Century Fox logo is stretched.
English, German, Italian
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