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Die Hard


Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia View All


John McTiernan (Director), Jeb Stuart (Screenplay), Steven E. de Souza (Screenplay) View All

Released: Jul. 14th, 1988
Runtime: 2 hours, 11 minutes
NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife, Holly, is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of pitiless terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.
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The Christmas setting is the reason why many consider Die Hard a Christmas movie and whilst I can see their point, I don't necessarily agree. One thing I will say however is that the Christmas setting is perfect.
In keeping with what defines the season for the people that celebrate it, the most well-known Christmas movies tend to consist of predominantly family-friendly tales that tend to invoke a wide variety of holiday conventions, whether it's learning the true value of family in It's A Wonderful Life or one....
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