R | | Action, Thriller
An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
In Finnish the movie title is "Die Hard -vain kuolleen ruumini yli" (literally translated: only over my dead body).
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: ...
Early in the film, shortly after the terrorists have launched their assault, McClane glances out a window and sees a woman in the building across the street. However, previous and subsequent long shots of the building he's in show that there are no other buildings close by.
In the widescreen version, the 20th Century Fox logo is stretched.
The new released German Special Edition DVD version is now uncut (FSK 16) because of re-rating.
English, German, Italian, Japanese
$601,851 (USA) (17 July 1988)
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