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Die Hard

R| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there's no one to save the hostages -- but him.

Cast: Bruce Willis , Alan Rickman , Bonnie Bedelia , Reginald VelJohnson , Alexander Godunov , Paul Gleason , William Atherton , Hart Bochner

Director: John McTiernan

Genres: Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Die Hard (1988)

Release Date: July 15th, 1988|2 hr. 11 min.

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    this is one of the greastest action movie's EVER! yippie kay yay mother ******

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