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Die Hard Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1988
Running Time: 1 hrs. 54 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John McTiernan
Screenwriter: Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart
Producers: Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Die Hard Synopsis

Bruce Willis stars in the first of a popular action series about a cop who has to single-handedly stop a murderous band of terrorists who take a Los Angeles skyscraper hostage. An excellent example of the modern action movie.

Die Hard Cast

Bruce Willis - John McClane
Alan Rickman - Hans Gruber
Bonnie Bedelia - Holly Gennero McClane
Alexander Godunov - Karl
Reginald Vel Johnson - Sgt. Al Powell
William Atherton - Thornburg
Paul Gleason - Dwayne T. Robinson
James Shigeta - Mr. Takagi
Hart Bochner - Ellis
Robert Davi - FBI Special Agent Big Johnson

Die Hard Awards and Nominations

1988 Academy Awards®

Best Editing (Nom)

Best Sound (Nom)

Best Sound Effects (Nom)

Best Visual Effects (Nom)

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John McClane ( Bruce Willis ):

"Come to to coast. We'll get together. Have a few laughs."

John McTiernan directed two of the three Die Hard movies, which were they?