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, "...
Bruce Willis' exhaustion from his schedule (he was also shooting Moonlighting (1985)) forced Steven E. de Souza to beef up the roles of the other characters, giving characters like Al Powell, Ellis, Argyle, and Richard Thornburg more personality and screen time.
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: ...
Takagi mentions that any computer information Gruber gets would be changed "when they wake up in Tokyo in the morning". Japan is 17 hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time, so early evening in California corresponds to roughly midday in Tokyo. The workers wouldn't need to "wake up" at all because they'd already be at the office.
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