Die Hard

Follow
20th Century Fox Released 1988

USER EDITOR

Yaspaa

 

9.5
out of 10
User Rating
10 votes

SHOW REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Movie Summary

Director:
John McTiernan
Released:
1988
Rating:
R

John McClane is visiting Los Angeles to reconnect with his estranged wife and children on Christmas Eve. Just as McClane arrives at his wife's Christmas party, a band of terrorists, led by Hans Gruber take the building hostage. An unprepared and shoe-less McClane has to take to the air vents and back corridors of Nakitomi Plaza to stop the terrorists and save his wife. He's not alone, he'll have the help of Sergeant Al Powell, an LA desk Cop who's just trying to get home to his wife.

Trailer

Metacritic Score

  • 70

    Variety

    As high tech, rock hard and souped up as an action film can be.

  • 70

    The New York Times

    Has to be the most excessive film around. It piles every known element of the action genre onto the flimsy story. [15 July 1988]

  • 50

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    On a technical level, there's a lot to be said for Die Hard. It's when we get to some of the unnecessary adornments of the script that the movie shoots itself in the foot.

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

Officer John McClane

Alan Rickman (I)

Alan Rickman (I)

Hans Gruber

Reginald VelJohnson

Reginald VelJohnson

Sgt. Al Powell

Paul Gleason

Paul Gleason

Deputy Police Chief Dwayne T. Robinson

Bonnie Bedelia

Bonnie Bedelia

Holly Gennaro McClane

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More Info About This Movie

Themes

life vs. death, illegal activities, weapons expert, for men, epic battles