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Based on 34 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 62 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Gets the action job done and you better believe that Bruce is still the man. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Either Live Free or Die Hard will go down as the summer's best action blockbuster, or it's going to be one exceptional summer. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Diverting enough if you want to see plenty of fast-paced action sequences, some heart-stopping chase scenes and plenty of things blow up. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This fourth iteration of a series that first burst upon the world in 1988 turns out to be terrific entertainment, and startlingly shrewd in the bargain, a combination of minimalist performances -- interestingly minimalist -- and maximalist stunts that make you laugh, as you gape, at their thunderous extravagance. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Directed in workmanlike style by Underworld: Evolution's Len Wiseman, has its share of wild stunts and spectacular carnage, but it feels pokey and predictable, too. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The action in this fast-paced, hysterically overproduced and surprisingly entertaining film is as realistic as a Road Runner cartoon. show more

  • 90
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    It's simply old-school stunts and movie magic. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Early in LFODH, a villain taunts our hero, calling him "a Timex in a digital world"; McClane, characteristically, takes the dig as a compliment. Two hours, countless butt-kickings and hairbreadth escapes later, we know why. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Surprisingly effective, rousing entertainment, which boasts plenty of old-school, at times jaw-dropping stunt work done the manly way. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Willis, who at 52 looks great in an intensely physical role and can still spit out wisecracks and insults with the best of them. show more

  • September 28, 2009 Wmac212
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    It was Plain awesome one problem the titile I ******* was called Die Hard 4 but besides ********* awesome. 4 and a half stars out of 5.

  • April 08, 2009 Paul Preister
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  • May 22, 2008 Nascarford2448
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    This was funny and action packed. This is one of the best movies. Bruce pulled it off agian!

  • May 22, 2008 cesarecom
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    I'm reading all these positive reviews, and can't believe we all saw the same movie. It was totally stupid, and thank God I just saw it at the $1.50 show. This movie was made for 13 year olds to enjoy.

  • May 22, 2008 rominj
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    If you accept the premise that all that computer mumbo-jumbo can be done and so easily, then you are in for a great movie ride. It is everything you can expect from a "Die Hard" movie and more. Bruce is at his best, in action and you'll laugh out loud in parts.

  • May 22, 2008 nigel428
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    Dat movies was off the hook

  • May 22, 2008 briansith
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    I saw Die Hard yesterday and loved it.I think it was the best movie of the summer so far.It was entertaining and a great action movie.

  • May 22, 2008 Kimbo!
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    One of the best movies Ive seen in years! I was exhausted when I left the theater from holding my breath! LMAO GREAT MOVIE, MUST SEE!!!!!!!!!

  • May 22, 2008 lucky6
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    So they went to all this trouble to be "authentic" in special effects, etc. But NOT ONCE did any of the so-called computer villans use a mouse! What's with all the clicking on keyboards? Are they writing home to moms?

  • May 22, 2008 cwpost1979
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    This flick was awesome! Bruce was in typical DIE HARD form and this will keep you on the edge of your seat and give you many good laughs along the way...A must see!

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