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.
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: ...
Any high-security lock system should be fail-safe in case of power outage - meaning that power should be needed to unlock it, not to keep it locked. It is a rather common practice before any burglary or theft to cut the power more than 24 hours before the attempt to provide time for any backup batteries for a complete discharge thus disabling the alarm system. This is the point for fail-safe locks should remain locked in the absence of power.
In the widescreen version, the 20th Century Fox logo is stretched.
English, German, Italian
$601,851 (USA) (17 July 1988)
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