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: ...
When Al Powell first arrives in his patrol car and is circling, McLane is supposed to be watching him from somewhere above the 30th floor. When the camera looks down at the patrol car it is not nearly far enough away. The patrol car appears to have been filmed from a much lower height than the 30th floor or above. If it had actually been filmed from the 30th floor or above the car would have looked much smaller.
In the widescreen version, the 20th Century Fox logo is stretched.
English, German, Italian, Japanese
$601,851 (USA) (17 July 1988)
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