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Die Hard

Starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Reginald VelJohnson, Bonnie Bedelia and Paul Gleason, "Die Hard" (also known as "Nothing Lasts Forever", "Trappola di cristallo", "A un passo dall'inferno") is an Action/Crime/Thriller film directed by John McTiernan, and written by Jeb Stuart (screenplay), Steven E. de Souza (screenplay), and Roderick Thorp (novel "Nothing Lasts Forever"), released on July 15 of 1988 in the USA.

Suspense, Excitement, Adventure, On every level!
Directed by:
John McTiernan
Screenplay:
Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza
Novel "Nothing Lasts Forever":
Roderick Thorp
Producer:
Joel Silver and Lawrence Gordon
Executive producer:
Charles Gordon
Associate producer:
Beau Marks

Storyline:

New York City Police Department detective John McClane arrives in Los Angeles to reconcile with his estranged wife, Holly. Limo driver Argyle drives McClane to her company headquarters, the Nakatomi Plaza building, for their Christmas party. While McClane starts to change clothes, heavily armed terrorists take the celebrants hostage. German Hans Gruber leads twelve others: Karl, Franco, Tony, Theo, Alexander, Marco, Kristoff, Eddie, Uli, Heinrich, Fritz and James. McClane slips away, in undershirt and bare [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the director of "Die Hard"?

John McTiernan is an American director, producer, and actor.

John McTiernan has directed movies such as "Die Hard: With a Vengeance", released in 1995, "The Hunt for Red October" (1990), "Crash Bandits" (2007), "Medicine Man" (1992), "The Camel Wars" (2009), and "The 13th Warrior" (1999).

Bruce Willis has also been directed by John McTiernan in "Die Hard: With a Vengeance", released in 1995 in which Bruce Willis plays John McClane.

 

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What was the release date of "Die Hard"?

"Die Hard" was initially released on Friday, July 15, 1988, in the United States.

Release dates for the United States:
  • Friday, July 15, 1988
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - Re-release
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Sunday, November 27, 1988
 

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Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Alan Rickman as "Hans Gruber"

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988)

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988)

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988)

Bonnie Bedelia as "Holly Gennero McClane"

Bonnie Bedelia as Holly Gennero McClane in Die Hard (1988)

Alexander Godunov as "Karl"

Alexander Godunov as Karl in Die Hard (1988)

Alexander Godunov as Karl in Die Hard (1988)

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